If you have been keeping up with our blog, you might’ve come across our post about “Advantages & disadvantages of freelancing”. Some of the benefits include flexibility, independence, the potential for growth, and being your own boss. However, it’s not all coffee and working in pajamas. There certainly are cons, one of the largest being isolation. Lacking the coworker interaction that comes with the traditional office environment can be quite the drawback. In this blog post, we decided to dive a bit deeper into how sociability impacts productivity, specifically for freelancers.
Meet one of our newest members, Drahomira Rezkova! She’s a translator, interpreter, and subtitler (Czech, English, French) and has worked for clients of the likes of Netflix! If you’d like to learn more about her story and this fascinating profession (or if you’re looking for a good translator), check out her interview below.
Becoming expat can be a big challenge. Even if you have a guarantee of employment waiting for you, it is no less stressful. However, being an expat and a freelancer adds another layer of uncertainty. Imagine there is no company, support network of future colleagues or stable income waiting for you. But, despite all of that, you are 100% certain that freelancing is what you want to do. On top of that, you want to relocate and do it in another country, a very brave move indeed. It would be a wise idea to quickly integrate yourself to keep the momentum of your business. But how exactly do you introduce yourself as a freelancer in your new surroundings?
Considering that pandemic restrictions have changed workers’ mobility, remote work is becoming more attractive and in some cases, necessary. Furthermore, this imposes freelance work as a great opportunity of how to start and boost your career. Have you been considering going rogue? Here are some advantages and disadvantages of freelancing to aid your decision-making.
Do you feel like wasting your time? Is your to-do list still half full at the end of the day? Our member Lukáš with his Timelines app may have a solution for you. Read more about his career of an app developer and why he chose Locus Workspace from all of the coworking spaces across the globe. Enjoy reading!