Considering the existing and growing importance of outsourcing of many functions, we had conducted our #AskQL chat on 17 May 2017 at 15:00 AWST on Future of Freelancing. The chat again proved to be exciting and informative, all thanks to our dear participants. Once again, QL Tech is grateful to have your participation and knowledge sharing.
Their presence and participation keeps our motto continual to run the chat.
During the chat, the thoughts were exchanged on current trends of freelancing, best tip for freelancers to boost timely productivity, what functions would be outsourced most by organizations, and how future of freelancing will take a curve. We ended our chat with the final take on how a freelancer can take a leap into an entrepreneur.
According to our industry expert participants, when one feels s/he is capable and skilled enough to gather work at his/her own and manage cash flows, it is the right time for the person to opt for freelancing.
Since freelancing has gained a huge traction and is about gain more and more, it is must for a freelancer to maintain status. Top tips for any freelancers to maintain their reputation and inflow of contracts are:
- Prepare a schedule,
- Build relevant networks
- Meet up people of your industry for learning & work
- Wisely choose your projects
- Ensure timely and quality delivery
- Take regular feedbacks
Future of Freelancing is indeed bright for freelancers with strong tech skills. More and more millennial are opting for it, thus making it mainstream career path. Freelancers are almost entrepreneurs, with a slight difference in vision. Entrepreneurs seek for long-term contracts whereas freelancers are usually happy with hour’s assignments also. Freelancers work hard for their money. Entrepreneurs work hard to set up systems that make them money. If you are a settled Freelancer, it’s the best time to grow into a full-fledged entrepreneur.
Rehearsal the exceptional information and perspectives that were exchanged during the chat!
Take a look at the Storify recap of Future of Freelancing
What people are saying:
Questions on Future of Freelancing
17 May 2017
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