In 2019 techpreneur Johnny Boufarhat launched Hopin, an online conference-hosting platform. Starting out with just six employees, he now employs more than 650 people.
Of Lebanese origin, Boufarhat, who was born and raised in Australia and moved to the London as a teenager, is now the UK’s youngest self-made billionaire at the tender age of just 27-years-old. Having recently secured $400m of investment, Hopin is now valued at a very impressive $5.65bn (£4.05bn).
Email makes us more efficient right?
Not necessarily, according to research by productivity software provider Boomerang.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of email. Its inventor, Ray Tomlinson, declared at the time that it was “a complete revolution, fundamentally changing the way people communicate.” He wasn’t wrong. Fifty years on the average worker sends and receives around one hundred emails a day but many of us consider them to be one of our biggest time wasters.
All businesses desire to establish mutually beneficial, long-standing relationships with clients, and its no different for freelancers.
The gig-economy has skyrocketed during the pandemic with huge numbers of workers turning to freelancing, and not necessarily as a result of losing their jobs. Many are simply trying to earn some extra cash by maximising the extra time they have on their hands.
New year is not new year without resolutions, both personal and professional.
2020 was memorable for all the wrong reasons and its high time we put it very firmly behind us and look ahead with as much positivity as we can muster for the year ahead with our top 5 new year resolutions for freelancers.
There’s no denying it, 2020 has been the year from hell.
In terms of working from home the whole world has had a taste of your ‘normal’, but can they really comprehend the pressures that go with being a freelancer?
Freelancing is an increasingly popular career choice, but there are still certain myths surrounding what being a digital nomad really is.
Here are some of the common misconceptions and how to thwart them.
Are the lines between your professional and personal life becoming increasingly blurred? Here are our top tips for striking a better work-life balance.
As the new cohort of remote workers have discovered, working from home, the norm for freelancers before lockdown, may be liberating, but it also carries with it the potential for strain on your work-life balance.
Take time away from your deadlines for a page-turner fit for professionals.
Kick back and flick through some of our favourite business literature…
Make the most of the opportunity to boost your CV and benefit your business.
Try sharpening up these skills when deadlines are in decline…
How your laptop could be the key to helping others.
It’s National Volunteers’ Week from 1-7 June, which got us thinking; how can we give up our time to help others in a socially distant world?