Freelancing can provide you with a ton of benefits. Being your own boss. Working whenever you want to, wherever you want to and being able to set your own rates. It also comes with many challenges, so make sure you know what works best for you before you make the leap.
As I’m writing this, COVID-19 has disrupted the workforce and many of those who normally work in offices have been introduced to the idea of working from home for the first time. What’s the key to effectively work from home (or work from anywhere!) you might ask?
Almost three years ago, I started my own consulting firm which focuses on democracy and governance work. I’ve worked for clients on projects all over the world which have focused on, for example, helping countries better manage their natural resources, countering disinformation, providing better educational opportunities, improving government service delivery, ensuring the rights of gender and sexual minorities, and more.
Hello! My name is Kate Shell. I’m 31 years old, and I’m from Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. I’m currently living in Aranjuez, Spain (near Madrid) working as an English teacher. After spending several years in education and subsequently moving into the field of informational technology, I was in desperate need of a change. When I got the opportunity to live and work in Spain, I grabbed it. It was the best decision I could have made!
I am a Global Corporate Trainer & Executive Coach. My background is Finance and Banking. I took an extended career break of 10 years after having my children then set up my business “Stressed In The City” a few years back. I work with professionals to help them overcome any career challenges and to position them to capitalise on their career opportunities.
One of the ways we travel around the world is by housesitting. We look after people’s homes and pets while they are away. We deliberately choose homes with pets because we love spending time with animals! I can hear some of you asking out loud right now, “What exactly is house sitting?”