It is normal to screen part-time or full-time candidates while hiring them for work, but little do they know, screening freelancers is equally helpful. Not unlike stay-at-office workers, freelancers can also have a major impact on how the company is perceived by the public. Especially with the big boom of the start-up industries, more and more start-ups are hiring freelancers to do jobs such as graphic designing, coding, content writing and so on.
These businesses are usually run by youths; hiring youths and they tend to be more flexible on the stock idea of an office setup with drab metal cubicles and water coolers. Companies that are just starting might also have space constraints, and hence prefer virtual / remote professionals to work with them. With its advantages, it also becomes imperative to keep checkpoints for hiring freelancers, because you will not be able to administer them physically and have to trust them to do your work diligently.
Freelancing is picking up in India with little or no set rules & regulations to keep a check on this upcoming industry. With the number of people choosing freelance as a full time profession, it is becoming clear that freelancing is no more a side-job or a hobby that people pursue during their free time. On the contrary, freelancing is evolving as a mainstream profession. With the advent of Good & Service Tax (GST), this industry is expected to be more organised and freelancers would be required to register under the GST (if exceeding the exemption limit).
In this blog, we will cover all the topics with respect to the GST for Freelancers. Our aim is to clear all confusions related to this subject and give you the necessary updates.
As a freelancer or entrepreneur, one is always on the look-out for jobs. To put a twist on the famous dialogue from Spiderman, 'with great flexibility of work-life balance, comes great responsibility'.
The responsibility is to make yourself known as a freelancer and be available in the market for hire. Long gone are the days where one used to put an advertisement in the newspaper and hope someone would read it and give them a call.
In this generation, it is all about word of mouth and word of social media. If you are a freelancer, you gotta hustle.
Finally, Freelance is catching up and many organisations are hiring freelancers in order to cope up with the uncertainty of the changing economic & competitive scenarios. One of the best ways to control the expenditure under fixed costs & keep the risks minimal is to hire freelancers for organisational requirements.
The notion that freelance doesn’t fetch money is proving itself wrong. Many Individuals are picking up freelancing as their profession, instead of taking up regular 9-to-5 desk jobs to earn their livelihood. Opportunity to earn extra income, developing skill set to follow a passion, flexibility and independence are a few of the significant reasons for many people opting to freelance. So, if you’re the one who is interested to take up freelancing sincerely and have a flair in any of the below given skill set, you’re all set to rock in freelance marketplace.
Planning to hire new talents? But, you’re weighing the options- Freelancer OR Regular Employee. We’re here to help you out!
Every organisation comes across a phase where hiring talent to expand the business is the need of the hour, but hiring full time employees may not be the only option. Today’s hiring climate is undergoing a major shift; the significant factors like limited resources and the competitive environment are paving the way for organisations to seriously consider the freelance option.
Irrespective of whether you’re a startup or an enterprise, this is high time for you to critically consider Freelance Revolution and take benefits for your business growth.
In the last blog, we ushered you to the world of freelancing and elucidated about Freelancing along with the tips on how to get started. Visit Who are freelancers? How to get started as a freelancer? for a quick reference.
A surge in self-employment has been observed in the last few years. Among various reasons, a few of them are like technology advancement, economic uncertainty, cultural phenomenon and changes in work culture. Freelancing forms a subset of self employment. Many look up on freelancing as a low paying and non-serious job, while others consider it as a lucrative option to earn income as well as dedicate time to follow their passion.
Freelancers are the ones who work independently with one or more clients/employers at a time. The nature of work / project undertaken majorly depends on the freelancer’s marketable skill set, project duration, organizational requirements and more. While freelancing is thriving and gaining popularity among the workforce, there are many who wonders at the idea of the freelancing and consider it as a low paying job.
In this blog, we will usher you to the field of freelancing and suggest you how to get it started? But, before we proceed, here’re a few taking from the 2016 Freelance Trend-
Freelancing is the easiest and fastest method to start working & earning. In freelancing, employers post work and freelancers can opt the assignment which suits their interest. Freelancers work on part time or full time basis. Generally freelancers work for multiple employers and are their own boss.
A misconception prevailing in the market says that Freelancers are so called since they work for free. However, that's not true. Freelancers are experienced people in their field and hence charge for their services.