Tag Archives: remote working

3 quick fixes to relieve desk-related aches and pains

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Long hours at your desk playing havoc with your posture? Try these quick fix stretches to ease those aching muscles.

The rest of the world have now become all too familiar with the reality long faced by freelancers that when working from home you tend to spend way more time at your desk than you do when you are at an office.
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5 ways to rebalance your work-life equilibrium

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.
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How to connect with colleagues when working as a freelancer

Keeping socially distanced shouldn’t stop you from staying in touch. Discover some of the ways you can build relationships with fellow professionals…

Form a freelance super-team, hone your skills and make the most of social media. Here are some of our favourite ways to forge new business friendships…
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The best Chinatowns in the world to visit as a freelancer

The Year of the Rat is here, so why not scurry off to a part of a city that’s guaranteed to inspire? Join us on a tour of the world’s best Chinatowns…

This lunar year, grab your laptop, gather up your portfolio and find a quiet spot to work in of the world’s best Chinatowns. Here’s our pick of the top 5…
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Dealing with loneliness during the festive period

The Christmas period can be lonely for many people, particularly so if you’re a freelancer without an office of co-workers. Learn how to deal with loneliness with the following suggestions.

Loneliness might seem like a fairly innocuous problem, but it can be a real issue for freelancers, who tend to spend a lot of time by themselves. Here are 5 ideas to get you going socially this Christmas.
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To hot desk or not to hot desk: a freelancer’s dilemma

For and against hot-desking, we look at both sides of arguments…

A permanent desk at a coworking space or at a client’s office has its benefits, however, hot-desking, from a managed space or a coffee shop also has its perks. There are a number of factors you should consider before making your decision. We weigh up the options…
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5 best web resources for freelancers moving abroad

Taking your freelancing to far-flung locations can seem daunting at first. Our pick of the five best web resources will see you make the move with a lot less to worry about.

In a world where portfolios and passports collide, our list of web resources will make freelancing seem that much freer.
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