I don’t like the term ‘soft skills’. It gives the impression of something rather vague, fluffy and...well, weak. In reality, soft skills are crucial for building a successful freelance career.
As lockdown restrictions are finally easing, freelance models, photographers, stylists, hair and makeup artists are (understandably) eager to get back to working on shoots. However, the close contact required means that extra strategic planning is needed so that things can run as safely as possible. I spoke to two Freelancer Club members to see how getting back to work has gone for them since lockdown.
The freelance jobs market is a competitive space and with a predicted increase in the number of new freelancers joining the sector, a strong job application has never been as important. In this workshop, Peter Fitzpatrick, Founder of Lilium, provides insights into the art of the job proposal and shows you how to increase your chances of landing the job.
Have you been furloughed and your employment prospects aren’t looking great? Have your hours or salary been recently reduced? If you're looking for a way to make extra money online, consider starting an freelance side hustle.
Thinking of hiring freelancers? While you may be wary of taking on full-time staff during these precarious times, you might have considered hiring freelancers online to help fill a skills gap on your team or add value to a project you had put on hold during lockdown.
Founder of the Freelancer Club, Matt Dowling, and CEO of Dribbble, Zack Onisko sat down to discuss the role creative networks play in the freelance sector, manage their teams remotely, the art of collaboration and the future of work.
Professional Makeup Artist and Freelancer Club member, Cat Parnell, takes us through her signature makeup look. Learn how to achieve a natural, hydrated, fresh look that you use anything. Brushes at the ready!
Coronavirus has hit us hard. Not only has it wreaked havoc on our health, it’s rattled our economies and toyed with our livelihoods.