The freelance industry is rapidly expanding at a historic rate. The lifestyle advantages, freedom, and general lucrativeness that come with being an independent professional are undeniable. Therefore, more and more people are adopting the freelance lifestyle – especially in Belgium. Because of this paradigm shift, you’ll find many people wondering what it takes to become an independent professional in Belgium: What documents do you need? What procedures do you need to go through? Well, we are here to help. This article outlines the 8 easy steps to becoming a freelancer in Belgium. Read on to find out how to start your freelancer journey!
Ahh Recruiters – just like tax collectors, you hate em’ but the system just can’t work without em’. Like it or not, they can be instrumental to the hiring process. As freelancers, we’ve all had our run with recruiters. They call you up and begin to coax you using pre-rehearsed lines and artificial charisma. When speaking to one of them, they may come off as just about the nicest person you’ve ever met. You’d never expect them to have any sort of hidden agenda or ulterior motive, would you? They just want to help, right? Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but recruiters have their fair share of skeletons hidden in their closets. You’d be surprised at what most recruiters are hiding from you. Read on to discover the disturbing secret that most freelancing recruiters possess.
Productivity – the best kept secret to a successful freelancing career. Just think about it, a highly productive independent professional has countless advantages over a less-efficient freelancer. Things such as being able to undertake more missions, getting current missions done quicker, and having more personal time are just a few of the first competitive edges that come to mind. All of which result in doing a better job on missions, a better reputation, more clients, and therefore a higher income. I mean, sure you’re probably working pretty hard as-is, but who wouldn’t want to be more productive? In this article, I’ll outline the best kept secrets to boosting your productivity as a freelancer. Read on to learn how to become the highly productive version of yourself that you’ve always wanted to be!
When you think of “freelancing”, the first thing that typically comes to mind is “freedom”. I mean, it makes sense after all - both terms are basically just derivatives of the word “free”.
When it comes to being a freelance independent professional, there have always been many conflicting opinions regarding practicality. Freelancing has always been a real “love it or hate it” kind of topic. But thanks to recent improvements in technology and communications, freelancing has never been more accessible. The critics are becoming fewer and fewer by the day. The benefits and lifestyle advantages that come with being a freelancer have become simply too significant to ignore; especially when compared to that of traditional jobs. In this article, we’ll dive right into the 6 different reasons why freelancing beats any old conventional desk job – I’m sure we can all relate to #5.
Whether you are just starting your freelance career or you are already a seasoned professional, managing your finances is very important. Here are the most valuable tricks.