Freelancing is growing at a rapid speed in South Africa. South Africans are taking this on full-time (yes you can be a full-time freelancer) or part-time.
If you are looking at freelancing part-time, make sure there is nothing in your full-time job contract that prohibits you from working odd jobs. It's always a good idea to be open with your boss about it, whether it's about fulfilling another passion of yours, earning some extra cash or another reason be honest.
When freelancing full-time it's important to make sure you are saving money in all areas of your life as things can be a little unstable at the start. Make sure you aren't paying more for car insurance than you should by using our 3-minute car insurance comparison to:
Freelancing platforms are easy to register to and offer over tons of different job opportunities. For example, Flexjobs offers over 20 000 different listings.
A survey done by Virgin Media Business showed that by 2022, 60% of the workforce has the potential to be working from home. The 9 -5 is slowly but surely on the last call. Take the leap and jump in with the Freelance Nation and realise your dreams.
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