Finding The Best Freelancers For Your Business

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A brief overview of how to balance up the desire to hire more staff or use freelancers.

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Finding The Best Freelancers For Your Business

  1. 1. Finding The Best Freelancers For Your Business<br />Friday, 11 September 2009<br />
  2. 2. The Basic Choices<br />The obvious choice is between employing people and freelancers<br />Hiring Freelancers can be a cost effective option.<br />You don’t have to worry about as much paperwork or the tax implications such as maternity pay, annual leave etc.<br />www.AngelsDen.co.uk<br />
  3. 3. The Advantages Of Freelancers<br />An employee would typically be paid the same regardless of how hard they work<br />A Freelancer would usually only be paid for the work carried out.<br />Freelancers give you the opportunity to quickly upscale or downscale your “workforce”.<br />www.AngelsDen.co.uk<br />
  4. 4. The Advantages Of Freelancers<br />Freelancers are often more like consultants rather than subordinates and tend to be more specialised and experienced in their field.<br />Freelancers are more often inclined to give a true opinion rather than be concerned of career progression.<br />www.AngelsDen.co.uk<br />
  5. 5. The Disadvantages Of Freelancers<br />A freelancer may not be available when you require them to be.<br />Freelancers tend to have more of a focus on the financial reward for a contract than an employee.<br />If you’re changing freelancers regularly, the consistency of work may suffer.<br />www.AngelsDen.co.uk<br />
  6. 6. Essential Steps For Hiring Freelancers<br />Create a thorough job brief describing your exact requirements<br />Interview potential freelancers<br />Start with a trial assignment<br />Regularly assess performance<br />Read more at http://is.gd/3D9Fx<br />www.AngelsDen.co.uk<br />

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