Our latest Masterclass will teach you how to land jobs, build contacts and develop business relationships by focusing on you! What you wear, body language, how you approach a client and the way you act will often determine if you get the job or get asked back to do it again. No matter which fashion tribe you belong to, the way you contact yourself will reflect on your brand. It’s easy to drag up the old expression, ‘Dress for Success’ but how does that translate in today’s diverse and independent freelance market? To celebrate London Fashion Week, we're going to show you how.
London Fashion Week is often seen the most prestigious event of the year for fashion loving freelancers. Creative freelancers from all over the world scramble to get work at the capitals number one fashion event. The main reason for finding work at London Fashion Week is the prestige, experience or the buzz of being apart of LFW. What does working at London Fashion Week actually get you as a working freelancer and why are so few jobs paid during this money making fashion extravaganza?
Whether you're a fashion junkie or not, it's hard to avoid the majesty of London Fashion Week. It's a time when one digs out that special outfit that one dare not ware throughout the year and parade it with confidence amongst the masses of fashionista's during London's hottest event. But what does London Fashion Week mean for freelancers? Are you kidding! This is OUR TIME!
We want what we want and we want it NOW! Spending time writing a job post when looking to hire a freelancer is not something many of us put much thought into. Why would you when it's just a one off job? Well, unless the freelance job you have is a quick job and perhaps doesn't mean that much to you then you'll save yourself a lot of time, headaches and by following a few quick tips that can help you find the perfect freelancer on budget. Here's our Top 3 Tips on posting a great job listing.
Looking to hire a freelancer for a job? What's the first thing that comes into your mind? Price? Quality? Experience? Location? We've spoken to hundreds of employers, brides-to-be, brands and collaborators who often come to us after they've been let down the first time around and they all point to 3 things that they look for when hiring a freelancer.
Running a freelance business comes with enough stresses as it is, so when the unexpected occurs that can affect the day to day running of your business, you need to be prepared. Whether you are a makeup artist, hair stylist, designer or photographer, you need your equipment to complete your job. Imagine what your working day would look like if your entire make-up kit or Macbook Pro went missing? What would you do?
What do potential clients think when they check out your ABOUT ME page or look you up on LinkedIn? Perhaps they've even Facebooked you to see if you're trustworthy. Personal branding as a freelancer is an intricate part of building relationship and making sales. More clients buy into the person than the business so why do so many freelancers neglect this side of the business?
We bet that when you tell your friends that you're a freelancer they picture you waking up around 11am, checking email for an hour then hitting the cafe for a latte, right? Little do they realise who hard freelancers have to work to get ahead so we thought we'd show them. To put right the wrongs and show the world what freelancers actually do, we asked your help in our #MyFreelancerLife campaign and my word did you deliver.