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A monthly career checklist for your freelance career progress
December 13, 2016
Weekly Newsletter for Freelancers
After careful critical thinking and analysis you came to decide on the freelance profession. You have had to put in a lot of effort to establish yourself as a freelancer. Now, you are a full time freelancer, but it cannot be the end of your career development and skills upgrading.
To survive in any profession you have to keep progressing. Otherwise, you will fail to stay abreast of your industry trends. You will miss opportunities because you are not well prepared. You always have to keep up to date with new development and trends.
You may have learnt a number of new techniques and skills during this time of your freelance career. However, it is important that you keep up to date with these skills and techniques as they are constantly changing.
A monthly career checklist is a great tool to stay focused and to track your progress in your career. Here is a checklist, which is designed for the freelancers to improve their career development and business.
“The possibility for rich relationships exists all around you – you simply have to open your eyes, open your mouth and most importantly, open your heart.” —Cheryl Richardson
In traditional employment, there is a regular face to face interaction with colleagues and clients. In social life we have interactions with friends, next door neighbors, and relatives. However, the life of a freelancer is different.
As many freelancers work from home it is very common for them to feel alone. There are fewer people they have face to face interaction with. They can’t express their thoughts instantly with others. These results in them feeling isolated from the rest of the world.
Feeling alone definitely hampers the productivity of a freelancer along with creating other mental problems. So, getting out of this is a must for them, ASAP.
There are a lots of creative way to fight isolation. This article is written to help freelancers avoid feeling isolated when working at home.
Productivity Tip Of The Week
If you were the boss of your office you definitely would measure the productivity of each of your employees. In fact it is very important to do so to run and sustain a profitable business. So, productivity of an employee should be observed closely.
It is also important in your freelancing career. You always have to maintain your project submission deadline. There is no one checking your productivity performance but, you have to stay focused to your deadline. You have to try to submit your work before time.
Following productivity tips of professional people is a great idea for increasing own productivity. Here you have twelve freelance productivity tips from the professionals.
Work-Life Balance Tip Of The Week
Now a days, people are busy with their work, family and daily life. Where time is money, hobby is now considered as a waste of time.
But, having a hobby has many benefits. It helps to increase creativity, brings happiness and encourages work-life balance. There are many people who have achieved success turning their hobbies into profession.
This article shows how your hobby can help maintaining work life balance and also help you in your career.
Financial Tip Of The Week
We don’t know what will happen tomorrow. You might have a downturn of your freelance work, or you might be sick, or any unexpected situation may arise at any time and money becomes the main factor at that time.
It is wise to keep an emergency fund near at hand to combat any emergency situations. Experts suggest to keep a 3-6 months of monthly expenses as emergency fund and it should be easily accessible.
Have you ever thought of having an emergency fund like this? Can’t decide where to start? Here is a quick guide with all the information you would need for your emergency fund.
Freelancers And Cyber Security
We have gained approval from Robert Siciliano to bring you extracts from his books related to cyber security for freelancers. Robert Siciliano is an identity theft expert and consultant. He also gives self defense and personal safety seminars. Robert provides safety and identity theft fraud prevention tips and advice on multimedia channels in the United States. We have his approval to bring you weekly extracts from his books:
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