Freelancing

15 Productivity Hacks for 2015

As with every new year, we look back on the past, assess the present, and plan for the future. We all make certain changes to reach our new goals, whether it’s personal, professional, or both. One of the things that people commonly strive to achieve is “to work smarter, not longer.” Work-life balance is one of […]

The New World of Work

We’ve been championing this topic almost incessantly: work doesn’t actually happen at the office. Now more than ever, people know that work – the productive kind – can happen anywhere and anytime. Office designers can optimize a space to bring out the productivity in employees, but that can only work to a certain extent. There […]

Telecommuting 101

Telecommuting/telework – clearly, there is no stopping it. More than just affecting the way people work, it also affects how they live. There has been several cases that telecommuting has been beneficial to companies and their employees. For companies, there are significant savings in overhead costs and the need for office space, reduction in punctuality […]

Offer Your Skills to Startups

If you’re on the lookout for available jobs, you don’t need to look further. Many websites offer countless job opportunities that could be just right up your alley. You may be one of the many hopefuls who want to fetch up in those big corporate companies. But would you want to deal with vicious competition […]

How to Get Your First Customer

Whether you enjoy writing, designing, or programming, the online world is full of those jobs just waiting to be taken. If you want to jump start your freelancing career and get that first customer, read on for some tips. Establish an online presence.  Create an online portfolio to show your skills and market your services. […]

Freelancing for Introverts

If you’re looking to build a freelance team, it’s important to find people who are not just highly skilled, but also driven and dependable. Many freelancers are already qualified to offer their expertise for the excellence you aim for. This means they don’t have to undergo much training. Another bonus is they also require minimal […]

Why Use Time Tracking For Creatives?

Yes, yes we know. Creative types want their freedom and independence when doing the work that they do. Tracking time would be stifling and detrimental to the creative process. Or would it? When would tracking time be beneficial to a creative agency and its staff? Why do some design labs and creative houses use time […]