If you have ever published a freelance job post, you probably already know how difficult the hiring process can be, especially on popular freelance websites. Today I will share my insights about writing your job post which could make your life easier. Follow these tips and you will not waste your time going through hundreds of spam applications and you will not miss any suitable candidates either.
You know I am an advocate for asking questions during a freelance interview. So naturally, one of the most common emails I get from newbie freelancers contains at some point the question “What questions should I ask during my freelance interview?” The best answer would be “Any and all” 😉
I suppose there are industry specifics and important details vary for different type of professionals. However, there are questions which must be asked (and answered) during the freelance interview and before taking up a new client, regardless the profession and industry. Let’s see what they are.
Everyone can call themselves a successful freelancer but this doesn’t necessarily makes it true, right? This post is not to show you how to freelance your skills successfully. It’s not about qualities needed to become a successful freelancer either.
It’s rather about helping you recognize a successful freelancer when you see one. Here are the top 5 characteristics I think every successful freelancer has.
When I was starting as a freelancer, I must admit – it was hard to break some bad habits which I had acquired working in an office for years. I see the same habits (which potentially cause problems) in every single newbie freelancer I cross paths with. Here are the top 3 rules of thumb to follow if we want to truly enjoy freelance success and the freedom of being a freelancer 😀
Many people struggle with lack of balance – at work, at home, and most of all – with balance between work and personal life. As freelancers, we are even more at risk not to achieve work life balance because in most cases our office is at home.
So, how do we find the balance and separate home from office, work from personal life? Here are 4 proven tactics – I always use them and I am happy to report good work-life balance 😀