Question:

What is a corporate freelance business?

10 October, 2021 Joan Stoval 6

Answers (6):

  • AUTHOR: ALAN SCHEWE
    14 October, 2021

    It's an oxymoron. People with professions do not freelance. They have a career, and work as professionals in those professions. In summary, a corporate freelancer is always on the lookout for their next gig because they are under no obligation to stay put at one company or be loyal to an employee of that company once they have hitched a ride with them for a project. When the project ends, so does your employment, with little fanfare and no bad feelings from either side involved. Freelance work feels like a vacation by comparison - shorter hours and more money is always worth it if you can swing it!

  • AUTHOR: NICHOLAS MENJIVAR
    14 October, 2021

    The ability to work from anywhere at any time is being revolutionized by the internet. Gone are the days of spending hours in traffic to get from place to place all day long. Today, the trend is working remotely. One huge benefit for freelance workers is that they can be a one-person business with a contract as their sole employer and no others. A corporate freelance business means that you have a full-time job with an employer but still work on other projects on your own that may or may not include your employer's clients - largely without them knowing about it because your normal work commitment will be more than enough time constraint.

  • AUTHOR: TAMA MENJIVAR
    14 October, 2021

    A corporate freelance business varies with the company in question, but in a nutshell, it is a way for companies to plan on budget without hiring staffers with benefits. This means that when they require an employee to stay late or travel with them, they don't have to worry about missing payroll because freelancers can work from anywhere and be paid for their work accordingly. In addition, freelancers are also often younger than permanent staffers (according to Nancy Flynn of Inc.), which can help bridge the generational gap between employees. At the same time, it may result in staff who equate this arrangement as temporary or lacking stability because there isn't long term commitment.

  • AUTHOR: ROGER MAYORAL
    14 October, 2021

    Corporate freelancing is when an individual (or company) offers their services as a freelance worker to multiple companies. This allows the freelancer to work with various companies, while having leisure time in between. A big benefit of corporate freelancing is that it allows you to find your niche by working across many different industries and businesses so you can choose the ones that are best suited for not only your talent but also what you would want drive your business towards in terms of overall philosophy or operating strategy. Be prepared for lots of tiresome phone calls, plenty of back-and-forth emails, and maybe even spending a few days waiting on somebody's desk to get approval for something if you're just starting out!

  • AUTHOR: CLORA MOTSINGER
    14 October, 2021

    Freelancing for corporations is the practice of an employee taking on tasks not offered by their current employer, but desired to increase personal skills. Why do companies outsource? Consistent value to their bottom line. You shouldn't freelance if you want stability, benefits or security. You shouldn't be a freelancer just because you're looking to explore multiple opportunities across various industries either - that might work well for fresh college graduates with no connections but can be especially exhausting after years in the working world and/or networking extensively with various employers and customers alike. If you're committed and hungry as a freelancer, there's still hope.

  • AUTHOR: JUAN SCHROEDER
    14 October, 2021

    A corporate freelance business can be described as an arrangement where a person or company hires freelancers to undertake freelance work on behalf of them, and this task may include any of the following: creative writing, marketing and advertising, photography and videography. It is worth noting that the person or company hiring the freelancer must have an employer-employee relationship with said freelancer. One example would be when one needs to meet legal requirements for staffing levels but decides it's more cost effective to contract out positions rather than employ full-time staff. And so, they post various positions for which they are willing to hire outside contractors who are qualified based on credentials for example.