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Who are my Employer and Supervisor when I'm working a freelance job?

I'm filling out an application that requires my last three places of employment. Most recently I've been doing freelance tutoring for a family. I've been working with the parent to handle the ...
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Freelance Software Engineering as a time saver? [closed]

I am considering transitioning to freelance as a software engineer to create more time and energy in my life for other projects that are non-software related. I have no responsibility other than ...
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Freelance work on resume along with full-time job

I'm currently working in an organization from past 2.5 years. I'm not really happy with current technology I'm working in. I always wanted to do something better and hence trained myself with another ...
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As a freelancer, how do I handle a client not responding when I want to discuss future availability?

I have started as a freelancer a couple of months ago (as from July) in the data management area. I thought that I found my luck when my ex-employer (a consultancy company) proposed a contract to keep ...
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How to proceed with a client not paying?

I was working as a freelancer during my free time for a client overseas, I was programming in a framework that isn't very popular, so there aren't many programmers doing freelance for this particular ...
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Is it polite to not give follow-up reply to a freelancer?

I find it very impolite for an employer to not give any follow-up response to a job seeker after receiving a CV/ after a job interview. When I was in the position where I remotely interviewed a ...
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How do I handle an extremely late delivery?

I took a client on in February for a mobile app. Another developer had built some infrastructure and I told them that I might try to save some of the infrastructure. We made an agreement for certain ...
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How would you approach asking for money for freelance work while working for the current employer?

A bit of context: I'm employed as a software developer at a moderately sized IT firm. In my freetime, I do freelance videography work. The internal marketing departement is quite small and only have ...
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How to politely say to client that a project is outside my scope of work?

I accepted a "full-time" freelance gig. Its freelance since its only 6 months and its remote and no need to go to the office. But I'm the only one who's gonna do their designs. They asked me for my ...
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Best time to “remind” a client that payment is due [closed]

I have had a client for about a year, and I did a bunch of work before billing them - they were totally fine with the bill and everything and it wasn't anything too crazy (a couple of thousands of ...
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When to fire a client? How to do it?

I picked up a small client (like ridiculously tiny) a couple months back to make a simple site for them. I got them via Upwork, so I was going to do the work charging basically nothing as I wanted a ...