July 21, 2017

How to Get Back on Track After a Long Freelancing Break

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The freelancing life has its perks. You decide on how many projects you can commit yourself to, and when and how you’ll get them. You also decide when you’ll take time off . You can even take a sabbatical when things become too overwhelming.

It’s amazing how, in this setup, you are your own boss. However, sometimes getting back to your freelancing routine could be hard, especially if you came from a long break.

That long break could be an out-of-the-country trip or a hiatus you took because of some priorities that arose. We feel you, when either of the two happens, going back to work may feel a bit dragging.

You need a strong motivation, an end-of-project personal goal, and a few tips on how to be in full freelancer mode again. Take it easy

Don’t rush into things. Set realistic expectations. There is no use in rushing into things. By gradually increasing the amount of workload, you will be able to perform better.

The last thing that you want is to get overwhelmed – again – and not deliver on time and with good quality. Contact previous employers Even if you’ve been away for a month, it is always good to […]

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