When you hear the word freelancer, what usually comes on your mind? A person who works alone at home? One who finds job online and do it home-based? Well that is the usual definition of many, but if you will try to see how beneficial freelancers to a company then you will know that they are special in some way.
Advantages of being a freelancer
You Manage Your Own Time
As a freelancer, you can choose what time you want to work, If you need to do something like going to meet a friend or going to some family gathering it will be easier for you to schedule, no need to ask for leave for your bosses.
You can work anywhere
Want to work outside in the office, just stay home, go to the mall or in the coffee shop no problem, you can work wherever you want, you just need to bring your things, your laptop WIFI access and cellphone, will not a problem.
Income Potential is not limited
If you will work hard to get more clients and you will work more, you will get more income as a freelancer you’re the owner, who will the gift how much you want to charge your client unlike being employed in the company.
You are the boss and worker at the same time
When you are a freelancer, you know what you want to do, what you want to work for and build your own career. You have the freedom whatever you want to do.
Some Drawbacks of Freelancing
You need to learn how you will sell yourself.
When you are a freelancer, clients will not come to you. You’re the one who will look for them and you will have some interview and will devote your salary and experience that you have.
You need to make sure you will earn more than your previous work.
If you will decide to be a freelancer and will resign from your work. You need to make sure to earn more because you have your expenses and you will stay more at home and you will use more electricity.