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Tale of Freelancing: Boon or Bane? [Infographic]

Tale of Freelancing BOON D BANE? FREELANCING! A sensational buzz that's been ruling a part of work culture for quite some time now. Be it working from the comfort of your home or not being constantly pegged down by your bosses or being able to make your own creative decisions - people get allured by the predominating flexibilities that freelancing offers. Indeed, the apparent sense of freedom is too difficult to ignore! But having said that, there's always an opposite side of the coin! Let's analyze those not-so-glorious sides of being a freelancer. 1 ABSOLUTE FLEXIBILITY - IS THAT WHAT YOU THOUGHT? If you don't wish to be caged by time limits, you might not Most likely it's your client be the right pick for who will set the deadline freelancing. for you, and expect your Wondering why? availability as per theirs! You ought to show up according to their demands, or else your business might be at stake. 231 READY TO MIX WORK WITH FAMILY LIFE? Corporate life mostly gets you relaxed after the work WORK WORK hours. Once you are back home, you may do away with WORK those back-to-back official phone calls. But if you're into WORK freelancing call it a bye-bye to 9 to 5 schedule! WORK If you have a laptop with you, work will chase CALL wherever you are, whatever time it might be. ARE YOU EXPECTING A CARE-FREE VACATION? Mighty excited about a You might be constantly vacation to the hills or the expected to reply to ocean? Hold on! Are you your client's e-mails cool with maintaining your and phone calls. e-presence while you're roaming around? Worse would be when you've to open your laptop to do some assignment. CARD After all your freelance business has to keep going! 4 HAVE THEY TAKEN YOU FOR GRANTED? If you're a freelancer, you While you might be busy might have with some serious freelance already cast an assignment, have you ever been nagged into doing some impression of otherwise-not-so-important you being household task? It would unemployed. DEACDNES freelancer to understand DEA DEADLINES probably take another Well, there's a way of judging what you're doing. it yourself.NESINI KEEP AWAY FROM DISTRACTIONS - CAN YOU? Do you keep the tabs of social media sites and your personal e-mail open, while focusing on your assignment at the same time? Do you get easily distracted from your work, if there's a sudden ping? 23 6. G+ Freelancing, being a one-man show, demands your complete attention. It's even better if you are well-organized and multi-tasking, without affecting your main job. 6. HAVE YOU PLANNED YOUR MONEY WELL? Like any other business, freelancing has its share of ups and downs. The monetary flow isn't consistent. The wet land frequently sees famine. Hence, it is important to save parts of what you earn today, to reap the best fortune tomorrow. If you aren't good with saving, think twice! TIME DO YOU MISS BEING A SOCIAL BEE? IA PPY BIRTHDAY It's evident that corporate life is majorly responsible for you being a social bee. But as a freelancer, be prepared to After all, we end up spending more than be away from the social buzz. You just 9 urs each day at work. will be mostly working from home, and that too alone, without getting to mix with anyone. Infographic created by: VB INCOME

Tale of Freelancing: Boon or Bane? [Infographic]

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Always thought freelancing is a great line to explore – haven’t you? Here are 7 aspects that may urge you think twice before taking up freelancing as a profession.


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