The Biggest Pro and Worst Con of Freelancing

For many people, freelancing presents a very different way of working—and with it comes many benefits and pitfalls. When you’re deciding whether to pursue or persevere with a freelance career, it can be difficult to weigh those up. However, there’s one stand-out pro and one noticeable con of the freelance lifestyle, and these might help … More The Biggest Pro and Worst Con of Freelancing

Holiday Time? Freelancers and Annual Leave

Summer—that time of year when everyone is on holiday, filling your Instagram feed with endless hotdog legs and sun-drenched beach pictures (I’m guilty of that too, though only the latter!). However, as freelancers, summer doesn’t guarantee a holiday. In fact, no time of year does, since there’s no allocated annual leave on the freelance calendar. … More Holiday Time? Freelancers and Annual Leave

Freelance Unicorns: The Top 5 Myths about Freelancing

As a freelancer, I hear a lot of strange things about the world of freelancing! There are some common misconceptions rolling around, which I’m going to call freelance unicorns. Of course, every freelancer is different, and your freelance life really depends on what type of freelancing you do and how you manage your work. But … More Freelance Unicorns: The Top 5 Myths about Freelancing

Is It Worth Freelancing between Jobs?

Recently, I was asked whether it’s worth freelancing between employed jobs, for example, if you’re struggling to get hired. Do interviewers view freelancing as a positive when hiring for permanent jobs, or does it make no different? So, let’s take a look at whether it’s worth doing some freelance work between job contracts. What do … More Is It Worth Freelancing between Jobs?