Business Black Holes

Business black holes, the cycles between them and how to jump your business into greater growth. The predictable problem of business black holes Some 20 years ago I interviewed around 700 small businesses to discover whether the growth and stall trends I’d previously been analysing in big business still occurred in the small business market. They certainly … Read more

Rules for good leadership

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work directly with a number of leaders. I define these as people who lead their own teams and organisations. What makes some of them good leaders? My answer is personal and subjective. Note the “some of them” reference. Being good at your profession does not necessarily … Read more

Freelance in 30 Days Book: Get the confidence and knowledge to succeed at going freelance

The freelance book that helps you get the confidence and knowledge to thrive in your new freelance career. Do you want to build the confidence to finally go freelance? Do you want the freedom and flexibility that comes from being your own boss? Do you want to be a creative and productive freelancer? Answer "Yes" to these … Read more

The 10 Best Sites to Find Freelance Gigs

More and more employees are turning to freelance jobs, either alongside a full-time freelance job or as their primary career. A gig is a temporary freelance job and is often part-time. Freelance gigs are particularly common in IT and creative industries but can are in almost every industry. People might do one freelance gig at … Read more

Best Tips to Write a Freelance Resume

Most freelance jobs may not need you to have a professional resume; however, many long-term projects or high-paying work may require you to do so. When we talk about copywriting, virtual assistance, professional designing and public relations, a well-written resume is always considered as a plus point for a freelancer. A resume helps you to … Read more

How to make a good first impression on a potential client

For freelancers, connecting with people can be difficult. However, creating a good first impression will help grow your brand, make a name for yourself, and help you to make money. With that being said, it’s important to be on top of your game when it comes to standing out to a potential employer. If you’re … Read more

Freelancers and mental health

Whilst working independently has many benefits, freelancers occasionally feel isolated and alone, which can lead to a negative impact on their mental health and in turn have an impact on their work. Here are some statistics on freelancers and mental health: According to Epson research, 25% of freelancers have experienced depression and 21% of freelancers … Read more

Becoming a Freelance Resume Writer: A Guide for Beginners

Every person who is looking for a job understands the importance of writing a good resume. A good resume gets people into a lot of interviews and increases their chances of succeeding in the job market. However, many people will agree that writing a great resume presents one of the most challenging aspects of job … Read more

6 Top Tips to Successfully Hire Internationally

More companies nowadays are taking the brave step of expanding globally. But, for this expansion to be successful, companies must ensure they hire the right candidates first. Below are a few tips to ensure your international recruitment run is successful. Have a Recruiting Website With recruitment scams on the rise, it is understandable for international … Read more