Question:

Can I do freelancing with a job?

10 October, 2021 Ronald Buresh 6

Answers (6):

  • AUTHOR: JONATHAN DREWS
    16 October, 2021

    As an entrepreneur, freelancing is a great way to network with other business people who are interested in your field. This networking can lead to referrals for larger projects or even just future opportunities with the company you're currently at. Freelancing is tough work, and it's often difficult to see exactly where all of your efforts are going. Freelancers are typically trying their best to make some money by chasing clients they may never actually land - only marginally different from the position of someone who works for themselves on a contract-by-contract basis. One strategy is to combine working for one company while reaching out during down time periods (early mornings, overnight) as freelancer.

  • AUTHOR: JASON FLEISHMAN
    16 October, 2021

    In a word, no. Most employers will find out, disapprove, and terminate you from your job if you use company time to do freelance work on projects outside of work hours. In addition, coworkers may subject you to ridicule or silence for this activity as well as compromising the security of the company's networks and computer systems. Think about it - how would you feel if someone else in your office spent their time during work trying to sell items they found on craigslist? This is a definite no-no.

  • AUTHOR: ZACHARY STOVAL
    16 October, 2021

    You can, but it requires planning and programmatic actions.I recommend this article on the topic to help you out with your strategy. This question was asked by an up-and-coming freelance writer who has a steady day job. Doing so can be tricky, so I recommend considering what I talked about in the article How to Make Money Freelancing Without Quitting Your Day Job. First off, freelancers should have time for work outside of their day job. Secondly, if freelancing is not paying the bills yet then consider making that your main priority while putting in "side gigs" during times when you are not doing anything at work or home.

  • AUTHOR: ELROY PARIS
    16 October, 2021

    No. Unlike independent contractors, who are self-employed, freelance workers are usually employees of an agency that is contracted by traditional employers to do work on their behalf. So, while freelancing with a job might sound like the perfect side gig or hobbyist activity for you to engage in on top of your day job, working as a freelancer is actually very different from the more mainstream idea of having a second job. An employer reports freelance income on W2-or 1099-form using whatever method is stipulated by IRS code while HMRC will report the same earnings if the type of work falls under its specific category.

  • AUTHOR: PETER GEDDES
    16 October, 2021

    Can I do freelancing with a job? If the question is in regards to whether or not you can work on personal projects while employed, some people believe this would be fair, some say it's taboo. The reason some feel this way is corporate culture and politics within their company so it's hard to answer definitively since there are arguments for both sides, but if you get permission from your employer then that should allow you the freedom to pursue projects. If the question was about working real jobs like programming and graphic design while having another full time job, then doing freelance work is unlikely without major risk of risking your current employment.

  • AUTHOR: DOUGLAS ROBERIE
    16 October, 2021

    You can do freelancing with a job! The word 'freelancing' typically refers to someone who contracts their skills on an as-needed basis, which is many people's default state of work these days. Freelancers often have the freedom to take on multiple projects at once and change them up, rather than having a set schedule and getting bored. But it isn't only freelance workers that enjoy the benefits of flexible work environments - companies find them more cost-efficient too. They can take on consultants or engage in fixed pricing projects without any continuity issues.