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Freelancing

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Lightning talk about freelancing for #FromTheTrenches event in 2016 organised by www.cyliconvalley.es

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Freelancing

  1. 1. Freelancing TO BE OR NOT TO BE? #FromTheTrenches
  2. 2. Software developer Freelance Code promiscuous Geek Freak Jorge Jiménez aka @semurat
  3. 3. WHAT?
  4. 4. WHAT • Consultant
  5. 5. WHAT • Consultant • Contractor
  6. 6. WHAT • Consultant • Contractor • Freelance
  7. 7. WHAT • Consultant • Contractor • Freelance • Entrepreneur
  8. 8. Fuente: infojobs
  9. 9. WHY?
  10. 10. WHY • Bored
  11. 11. WHY • Bored • Money
  12. 12. WHY • Bored • Money • Freedom
  13. 13. WHY • Bored • Money • Freedom • Time
  14. 14. HOW?
  15. 15. HOW • Give a leap
  16. 16. HOW • Give a leap • Savings
  17. 17. HOW • Give a leap • Savings • Clients
  18. 18. HOW • Give a leap • Savings • Clients • Office
  19. 19. Cons
  20. 20. Procrastination Cons
  21. 21. Scheduled tasks Cons
  22. 22. Delayed payments Cons
  23. 23. NO payments!! Cons
  24. 24. Taxes Cons
  25. 25. Management Cons
  26. 26. Self Marketing Cons
  27. 27. Clients: Lack of seriousness Cons
  28. 28. Agreement Contract Expectations Cons
  29. 29. No project Cons
  30. 30. Pros
  31. 31. Choose suitable projects Pros
  32. 32. Your own time Pros
  33. 33. Maintainable pace Pros
  34. 34. Earnings Pros
  35. 35. Hourly cost fixed by you Pros
  36. 36. Really? Pros
  37. 37. Tips
  38. 38. Don’t accept client work you don’t feel comfortable with. Tips
  39. 39. Make an escape plan Tips
  40. 40. Get a studio space Tips
  41. 41. Get an accountant Tips
  42. 42. Get a contract, seriously Tips
  43. 43. Manage your time wisely Tips
  44. 44. Dealing with stress Tips
  45. 45. You may have to sack clients Tips
  46. 46. Enjoy it!! Tips
  47. 47. Q&A
  48. 48. Free to be hired @semurat www.semurat.es https://es.linkedin.com/in/jorgejimenez jorge@semurat.es
  49. 49. Resources “¿Cuánto debe facturar un autónomo para ganar como un asalariado?” by cuentica.com http://buff.ly/276YOgN “Hardly working from home” - Video http://buff.ly/1OaKFZI
  50. 50. Thank You
  51. 51. http://www.cyliconvalley.es @cylicon_valley

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