We all know that being a manager is different than being an executive. However, there are certain intricacies that we might not be aware of, that distinguishes a CEO mindset from that of an employee. Here in this article, we want to name a few of these qualities and explain how they differ an employee from a CEO.
Who is a Solopreneur?
A solopreneur is someone who starts up a business by himself/herself; and works and runs his business alone or he can work with people but isn’t actually hiring employees with an office. Instead, he hires freelancers/contractors and simply pays them by the hour or project.
Why people become solopreneurs? If you have a great idea and the requirements to implement the idea and bring it to reality, then why should you hire anyone to help you with it? Solopreneurs are usually like that. They have an idea that they think they could make it happen and they have the necessary skills for making it happen.
Are you going to start your own business? You will most probably need a website, and for that matter, a web developer if you are not a developer yourself. Now, are you going to hire a full-time web developer? That might not be the best idea because if your business is not around web development itself, what job would you have to offer your developer after your own website’s development is finished?
You might have heard such sentences, “I am working remotely now!” Or “I have been traveling and working on the way!” This is because, even though remote working has been feasible in the past few decades, it has only recently become very popular. And people are taking their jobs with them wherever they travel and go.
Graphic design is a field that is now required by big or small businesses all around the world. You need someone to create a logo for your business, create a brand identity for you and help you in introducing and advertising for your products and services. These are all, at least partially, a job that a graphic designer can help you with. Now that you know about the importance of having a designer, it is a matter of hiring freelance graphic designers or full-time ones. Here, in this article, we are talking about a few reasons why you should hire a freelance designer rather than a full-time one.
Since the rise of digital life and the online world, opportunities arise for us to do things differently, in new ways. We no longer need to go to the supermarket, or the pizzeria, or even the bank. They either deliver the goods and their services to us or whatever we need to do can be done while working remotely on our mobile phones, in a few quick taps.
As technology progresses, skills that are becoming trendy and more in-demand change. In 2019, these in-demand skills have been the following:
As a freelancer, you not only need to have specific skills to perform a job, you also need some soft skills that make the flow of the job easier for you and the other side. These skills will help you in not one job, but in your whole career and even beyond your career, they could help you in other aspects of life as well. So here are the top three skills that we deem essential for your career success as a freelancer.