Just starting out as a new freelancer comes with its own unique challenges: from working independently without anyone prompting you, to writing proposals and cover letters just to get considered for jobs, to hoping that clients pay you fairly when you’re hired… You are always going to have things to consider while embracing the freelancing journey. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why You Should Not Undercharge as a New Freelancer”
Understanding the things that drive you out of business is important. It helps you correct any issues that you didn’t recognize happening in your business or it helps you avoid the issues all together.
When I put together this list, it had no particular order…but each point is still extremely important. Continue reading “How to Destroy Your Business”
Culture is the new employment buzzword. In a nutshell, it encompasses the type of environment people look for when they look for traditional employment. Studies have shown that Millennials, the current largest section of the workforce, want to work for someplace that provides them with more than a paycheck. They want to work somewhere that they enjoy and that makes a difference. A recent article published on Forbes.com discusses how many companies are changing how they do business in order to attract and keep top talent.
You’re thinking, “That’s nice, Robin…but what in the hell does this have to do with self-employment?”
I’ll tell you. It has everything to do with it. You’re both an employer and an employee. Your culture will make or break your experience when you work from home. Continue reading “Creating Your Own Culture”