Author Archives: Julie Tucker

5 ways to get your work-life balance back into shape


Does your personal life tend to suffer because of your busy professional life? Try these tips to achieve a greater work-life balance…

It’s misleading to suggest that a work-life balance means spending an equal amount of time across your personal and professional life. It’s not always possible for freelancers to ensure they have enough free time, but it’s important to try to keep things as balanced as possible.
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5 reasons to get away from shorter days and head to the Southern Hemisphere

As the clocks go back and the days feel shorter, why not travel south in pursuit of the sun? We suggest the top reasons for freelancers to move to another hemisphere when winter sets in…

The clocks went back on 27 October, and that means darker working hours. For freelancers able to work on the move though, it might be tempting to travel south.
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How to negotiate flexible work hours when starting your freelance career

Finding the time to go freelance should be the last of your worries with these tips to negotiate flexible hours and free up your valuable time.

The decision to go freelance often involves weighing up the security of a regular job versus the freedom of working flexible hours. Switching from a steady 9-5 to being a full-time digital nomad can seem too big a leap. But, by negotiating more flexibility in your regular job and freelancing on the side, you can make your transition into freelancing more financially stable, and less of a sudden switch from employee to digital nomad. Try the following tips to give yourself the breathing room to kickstart your freelance career…
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Top tips for balancing freelance work levels throughout the year

Do the seasons tend to dictate your freelance work levels more than you’d like? You’re not alone. Read on for ideas on how to balance out your workload throughout the working year…

Most workplaces experience annual peaks and troughs in work volume, and most manage to weather them just fine.

For many freelancers though, a quiet period might mean that your lifestyle is in danger of being
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5 ways to help fellow freelancers on their career path

Established your career as a digital nomad? Why not help others follow in your footsteps? Read on for 5 ways you can help like-minded freelancers find success…

As a digital nomad, you know the advantages and drawbacks of your career choice. Once you’ve found a degree of success as a freelancer, you might be wondering what you can do to further enrich your career.
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A digital nomad’s guide to work benefits

Working for yourself can be a daunting prospect, especially when you consider all the work benefits you won’t be getting. But digital nomads don’t have to miss out – read on for more…

When you decide to work for yourself, you might be concerned that you’ll miss out on important work benefits, such as sick pay, holiday time, a pension plan and more. But while you may not have these traditional benefits, you can take steps to minimise the impact of not receiving them and even give yourself some extra perks to replace them…
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