How can freelancers master productivity?

Being a freelancer working from home, it's important to put in place some methods that can ensure you are as productive as possible. Working from home may be your dream job, but without a routine it could become your nightmare…

To begin with, you should start with the right business…

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Making Freelancing Pay Off

In 2010, over 14% of the workforce in the EU fell into the category of ‘self-employed’. By 2020, forecasts predict that in the U.S, 40 percent of the workforce will be self-employed. With many people choosing to become a freelancer, it’s important to know how to make freelancing pay…

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The world’s toughest job

A recent prank by ad agency Mullen Boston in America saw a fake job advert launched, advertising for a Director of Operations. The advert reached 2.7 million people, yet only 24 applied for the world’s toughest job!

The company held webcam interviews, describing the arduous and difficult…

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Could you take on the super recruiters?

In recent years, job searching has been a tough task. Employers have cut their budgets and fewer firms are thinking about hiring due to economic uncertainty. With these times of austerity, a generation of ‘super recruiters’ have come through the ranks, helping employers be pickier than…

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What NOT to do in the freelancing industry

Freelancing is a great industry to work in, it’s flexible, there’s variety and sometimes you’ll earn more. But beware of the pitfalls! There are plenty of mistakes you can make as a freelancer, which can be dangerous when the stakes are high. It’s just as important to know what not…

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Are freelancers wired differently?

Are entrepreneurial freelancers and contractors wired differently to the rest of the population? It’s long been stated that entrepreneurs think in a different way to most, so some academics decided to put this to the test…

A team of neuroscientists and business-school academics from…

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Millions dream of a creative career

Recently, a research study has revealed that 40% of all Americans dream of leaving their desk job for a more creative career. The study by Creative Jobs Report identified that 41 million employed Americans would take a pay cut to be their own boss in a creative industry.

The report…

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How to make your CV stand out

As a freelancer or contractor, your CV is an essential tool for promoting yourself. It’s still the primary way of applying for jobs and could really make the difference in landing your dream placement! The average CV is scanned in just 2.5 seconds (Forbes) which means you really have to…

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