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Working as a freelancer: how to prepare for meetings with clients Part 1

By |2019-09-23T20:18:40+01:00November 1st, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

If you are about to meet your first potential client and you’re unsure how best to prepare for the meeting, then you’re in the right place. In today’s article, we’ll give you a few tips on how to prepare for meetings with customers. Set yourself targets and gather information Preparation is key when it comes [...]

Working as a freelancer: how to stay motivated

By |2019-09-18T09:57:16+01:00October 18th, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

As a freelancer, you often have a lot on your plate. You have to deal with finding new customers, processing orders, writing invoices and expanding your professional network. With so many responsibilities, it can be difficult to keep motivated. In today’s article, you’ll find tips on how to stay on top of things, even when [...]

Working as a freelancer: how to calculate your hourly rate Part 2

By |2019-09-18T10:30:06+01:00October 4th, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

If you’re wondering how to calculate your hourly rate as a freelancer, then you’re in the right place. In today’s article, we’ll look at an example to help you figure out how much you should charge per hour. Here’s a summary of what we discussed in part 1 of Working as a freelancer: how to [...]

Working as a freelancer: how to calculate your hourly rate – Part 1

By |2019-09-18T10:11:59+01:00September 20th, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

As a freelancer, you’re responsible for determining your own hourly or daily rate. In today’s article, we’ll look at the different factors you should consider when calculating your fees. Additional costs When calculating your hourly rate, it’s essential to plan ahead. In addition to your running costs, your earnings will also need to cover other [...]

Working as a freelancer: entering the business jungle alone or opting for strength in numbers

By |2019-09-05T15:22:35+01:00September 6th, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

If you’re starting your own business, you may be unsure whether to pursue your ideas independently or together with a partner or team. In today’s article, we’ll consider the pros and cons of going it alone or forming a business partnership. Harmony or conflict? One big argument against starting a business with a partner is [...]

Working as a freelancer: how to get new contracts

By |2019-08-21T08:29:07+01:00August 23rd, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

Are you starting out as a freelancer but struggling to find new customers? Are you unsure how to secure new jobs and contracts? Then we can help: in today’s article we’ll look at different ways to attract new clients. Finding you online Many of your potential customers are already looking for your skills and services, [...]

Working as a freelancer: the pros and cons of self-employment

By |2019-08-09T08:29:07+01:00August 9th, 2019|Absolventen, Career Start, Professional Advice, Studierende|

Just like everything in life, there are advantages and disadvantages to self-employment and it’s worth considering these before going freelance. In today’s article, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of being your own boss. You’re the decision-maker The freedom to make decisions and be your own boss is one of the key [...]