When we think of freelancers we often think about those individuals who are committed to working outside of the traditional 9-5 office lifestyle, working hard to make a name and a living for themselves on their own.
It’s an image which rightly resonates for many, but can be off-putting for some when we discuss the potential for freelance work. But here’s the deal. You don’t have to be a gung’ho go getter to be a freelancer. Though many use it as a long-term option, freelancing is one of the most flexible recruitment options out there and can equally be used as a short-term alternative to employment.
If you’ve recently been made redundant, you can freelance.
If you’re waiting for a start date at your future company, you can freelance.
If you’re looking to make a transition into a new sector, you can freelance. If you’re looking for flexible working, you can freelance.
If you’re looking for part-time working, you can freelance.
You don’t need to be fully committed to the freelance life to actually work in a freelance capacity, and if you’re considering taking the freelance route you should read our blog on whether it is the right option for you. Alternatively, feel free to reach out to our freelance consultant Rebecca who will be more than happy to guide you in the right direction.