Developments in the labor market have been turned up a few gears over the past few years, and with Covid-19 in particular, companies – globally and locally – have had to change gears.
Remote work and the use of freelancers has gone from being an outlier category to how you do business today. Being a freelancer is both a hot topic today and is the way companies can get hold of the very best talent, without having to go through a heavy recruitment process.
If you have a dream of making a change in your career and offering yourself as a freelancer, the climate is now more than favorable to pursue your dream.
And you are certainly not alone. According to Upwork's latest freelance survey, more than one in three have offered themselves as a freelancer to one extent or another – i.e. on a project basis or full time. It must be said that the figures from the survey are American, but here at home we also see a clear tendency for more and more people to offer themselves as freelancers.
If it's time to take your talents to the free market, we've put together a guide that takes you through the most important things you need to keep track of.
What is freelancing? How can you start freelancing with no experience? In this guide, we go into detail and give you practical and effective tips to kick-start your freelance career.