Welcome to the first episode of The Freelance Channel Podcast. I am thrilled to get back into podcasting after a long hiatus. Today is my 10th year anniversary as a full time freelancer and I can't think of any better way to share the life changing effect that freelancing has brought into my life.
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[svp]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umtp70lM7u4[/svp] oDesk has relaunched and rebranded as Upwork. And with it's new brand comes this new messenger app. Check out the features in this first version and let me know what you think about it. If you haven't seen the update about the rebranding, go to http://certifiedfreelance.com/upwork-the-new-odesk/ If this has been helpful to you, please
Most Filipino freelancers suffer from what I call "The Employee Mindset". And this is preventing them from getting clients who treat them with respect, consult them on their opinions, and are eager to pay them higher rates. But before I dig deeper into the effects of the Employee Mindset, let's start by exploring what it
You closed your eyes, pinched yourself, walked out to the sun, and yes, it wasn't a dream. It's real. You just lost one of your freelance jobs. The source of income that you expect to feed your family is now gone. What in the world should you do next?
Working as a freelancer may be just a part time job to help you eke out a living or earn an extra income. But what if you've reached a point and decided to quit your other job and pursue a full time freelance career? How are you planning to go about the transition?
Deciding to go on a full time freelance work takes more than just the guts to go on a career adventure. There is a massive financial risk involved and a ton of preparation that needs to be settled before you can fully say that you are ready and good to go. There are more factors
When your clients don’t get what they want, don’t see the results you have promised, this is a sign that you are being ineffective. And who does want to be told they are ineffective? Not one in his sane mind would desire to hear these words. But they do come, sometimes subtly. Let’s face it,
Unemployment is high in many parts of the globe. You may have a job today but it all hangs in the balance whether the business is earning or your salary is becoming too costly for your employers. As outsourcing continues to change the landscape of employment, you may find yourself gripping on the second state.
Clarence Paul describes call center tenure as "As transient as the phone calls that agents make or take". Representative Raymond "Mong" Palatino, dubbed it as an industry that's filled with “hellos” and “goodbyes.” Others call it as the "sunshine industry" because of it's great contribution when the world economies were actually in the darkness of