Domestic bliss? The Born Freelancer on the merits (and pitfalls) of working at home

This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? Your input is welcome in the comments. Several posts ago I wrote about the pains and pleasures of having your own out-of-home office (and how to find one). This time […]

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 9:38 am by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , , ,

Working from home, a survival guide

Being a freelancer means working from home, in between stints at coffee shops or the odd brief occupation of a client’s office. For many who’ve never tried it, working from home sounds like a breeze—a dream, even. Imagine: tapping away on a laptop in your comfiest clothes or blasting your favourite tunes with abandon or […]

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 8:24 pm by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , ,

Do you whistle while you work?

One of the perks of working from home is having more control over your work environment. Sure, there may be other people sharing your space, and the next-door neighbour’s barking dog might be a bother from time to time, but for the most part, you are the master of your work space. Want to work […]

Posted on November 28, 2011 at 10:59 am by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , ,