Freelancing is sometimes referred to as the “gig” economy. In the gig economy, instead of a regular wage, workers get paid for the “gigs” they do, such as a taxi ride, logo design, tutoring etc.
Freelancing is a huge global industry with opportunities for people to connect through technology.
What exactly is freelance work?
Freelance work involves selling your service by the hour, day, job, etc. rather than working on a salaried basis for an employer.
What type of services?
If you have access to a computer or smart phone then you have the basic tools needed to find freelance work. Popular categories of freelance work include:
- Trades (electricans, plumbers, joiners, handymen etc.)
- Education (teaching, coaching, music tuition etc.)
- Events (musicians, entertainers, photographers etc.)
- Health & wellbeing (hairdressers, counsellors, coaches etc.)
- Home & garden (childcare, cleaning, cooking etc.)
- Motoring (drivers, couriers, mechanics etc.)
- Profesisonal services (accountancy, IT, writing and transalation etc.)
How do I find freelance work?
You can easily create a FREE profile and search for work at www.gigs.gozambiajobs.com.
Is there much freelance work on these sites?
Yes! The amount of freelance work is increasing each year. In 2014, just one service reported total freelancer earnings of more than $941 million!
What do I have to do?
You just need register and create a FREE freelancer profile. You will then be able to see work being offered and apply for jobs.
Don’t forget to spend a few moments adding information to your profile and ensuring that it portrays you in a positive manner. This will boost your chances of securing work.
What are the pros and cons of working freelance?
If you choose to work on a freelance basis then you get to decide what work you want to do, when you want to do it and how much you want to get paid. On the flip side, you will have to find work, manage your own time and will not receive the benefits that many permanent employees receive.
Want more information?
You can find out more about how this amazing new platform works at www.gigs.gozambiajobs.com/how-it-works.
Search for Jobs
To search for the latest freelance jobs in Zambia just visit: www.gigs.gozambiajobs.com