As a freelancer or independent consultant, your "bosses" are your customers or clients. So how can you stay accountable, in order to maintain and scale your business? Set long-term and short-term goals.
If you lost your job in 2020 — or have been itching to take the leap and launch your consulting business — take heart: the freelance economy is booming. Freelance job openings increased more than 25 percent from April to June compared with the first three months of the year.
How can you source high quality freelancers — and lead a remote team effectively? Common hiring challenges include communication, company culture, onboarding, expectations, and isolation / loneliness.