Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Sfd hanoi2012 nguyen thanh hai freelancer - benefits & disadvantages

287 views

Published on

Published in: Travel, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Sfd hanoi2012 nguyen thanh hai freelancer - benefits & disadvantages

  1. 1. Freelancers in IT development,Think about benefits/Disadvantage Bui Thanh Hai (facebook.com/hai.bth) Software Freedom Day - FOSS@HUS Hanoi, 15th September, 2012
  2. 2. 1. AboutBùi Thanh Hải (Freelancer)IT System Developer, Project Manager linkedin.com/in/buithanhhai1981- 6 years experience in Coding, Team Leader for a company- 4 years work as Freelancer in groups: Asssembla, ODesk and others.- Web application development: Java/Struts/J2EE and Ruby On Rails
  3. 3. 2. Overview- Freelancers in IT field, who are you?- What are Benefits?- What are Disadvantage?- Success experiences- What should you do?
  4. 4. 3. Freelancers in IT field - Who are you?1 - Independently Coders/Designer2 - Developers work in group3 - Managers/Experts
  5. 5. 3. Freelancers in IT field - General features- Independently/Work for yourself- Unstable work- Brand-name motivation- Large networks: partnership, internet (freelancer.com, odesk.com…)
  6. 6. 4. What are benefits?- Flexible plans- More opportunities- Strong self-organization- Rich experiences- Huge international market- Good for stand-up a company (maybe)
  7. 7. 5. What are Disadvantages- Unstable income- Easy to overload- Low face-to-face communication for oversea developers- Lack experience in big organizations- Have you lost your way?
  8. 8. 7. Success experiences – A freelancer (Screenshot from wowkhmer.com)
  9. 9. 7. Success experiences – Freelancer Group (Screenshot from vietcodepro.com)
  10. 10. 8. What should you do?- Plan focus on your career (not only work)- Understand work process (ex: Scrum)- Good in a special field or know everything?- Good communications (Good in English)- Have backup plans- Work in group, join some communitiesBIG QUESTION:- trong trường hợp tăng trưởng -> kế hoạch cho tương lai?
  11. 11. Thanks and Questions!

×