Tag Archives: Self employed

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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Best winter spots for freelancers who love the cold

If you prefer to co-work in the cold and freelance while freezing, there are several dream destinations to choose from. Read on for our suggestions…

The digital nomad lifestyle doesn’t have to revolve around the sun. Our guide offers five destinations, cooler than most and in more ways than one…
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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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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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Top 5 freelancer myths

Even though freelancing is a more popular career choice than ever, there are still myths about what being a digital nomad really is. Read about some common misconceptions and how to counteract them.

If you’re a freelancer, it’s likely you’ve heard a few myths about your work or lifestyle. These misconceptions can make it tough to win new clients or offer your skills for new jobs. But most of the time a simple explanation is enough to get the truth out there.
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