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Should you be freelance or perm?

By Jennie Kitchin

Should you be freelance or perm?

Choosing between working freelance or applying for permanent roles can be tough, and there are pros and cons to both. You need to think about which way of working best matches your characteristics and lifestyle. It’s important to consider which you value more - the freedom to manage your own work, schedule and finances or the security of a monthly wage, standard working hours and career development.

Need some help making your decision? Answer the questions below and follow our flow diagram to see which working style best suits you and your skills.


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