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How to Increase Your Rates

At the beginning of their career, every freelancer faces the problem of working for rather low rates. How much you earn will depend on your niche and the industry you work in. For instance, if you are a beginner writer, it is unlikely that you have an outstanding portfolio that will leave your potential clients […]

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3 Pervasive Stereotypes About Freelancers

If you believe that freelance work has more cons than pros, chances are you are a victim of certain delusions about freelancing. Hiring a freelancer, especially for businesses, can be a true blessing sometimes. Actually, “Freelancing in America,” research carried out for Freelancers Union & Elance-oDesk, proves that the U.S. economy obtains $715 billion from […]

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How to Set up a Constructive Weekend

The majority of people will do whatever they can just to skip working during the weekend. They might clean the house, surf the internet, watch films, or simply sleep in. What they certainly won’t do is think about phone calls, sales objectives, and emails. However, not everyone is blessed with the opportunity to have a […]

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Astonishing Advantages of Freelancing No One Wants to Share

It could be said that freelancing is a road that only the brave will take. But once you seize the moment and start a freelancing career, nothing will stop you ever again. It is an amazing fact that every fifth person is a freelancer. What’s more, this number is going to increase quite soon for […]

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Freelancers, Are You Underpricing Yourselves?

However attractive it may seem, the job of a freelancer is full of challenges. The toughest one, besides establishing yourself on the market is pricing, i.e., setting a reasonable fee. Value Your Knowledge and Skills Your knowledge, skills, and experience are not a gift from God, and they haven’t come overnight. Moreover, you have and […]

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PYTHON CREATOR IS DISAPPOINTED WITH MALE DOMINATION IN PROGRAMMING

Guido van Rossum, a widely known name in the programming field, a creator of the most popular modern programming language Python, has recently become incredibly outspoken concerning a problem of male dominance and a lack of professional opportunities for women in the business. Van Rossum claims that many male programmers outshine their female colleagues because […]

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A REVOLUTIONARY RISE OF SENIOR WOMEN IN FREELANCING

The number of senior women pursuing a freelance career is growing exponentially in Britain. It’s a 63% rise in the last 10 years, to be more exact. Most of these self-employed ladies are over 40 years old and they are determined breakers of the stereotypes of the industry. Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed […]

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OUTSOURCING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: TOP TRENDS OF 2019

The field of outsourcing is still not the most popular go-to choice when it comes to hiring specialists. However, its growing popularity is undeniable taking into consideration that the outsourcing industry is now worth $86 billion. And since it’s one of the most dynamic industries, being informed about its trends is crucial. Robotics will become […]

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LINKEDIN ANNOUNCES A NEW FEATURE TO HELP FREELANCERS

LinkedIn has started testing its new feature which allows freelancers to list their services so they are visible to potential clients. Thanks to this feature, relevant freelancers show up in the search feed and can be found by recruiters. Therefore, this service is available for business owners as well. LinkedIn management has announced that the […]

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