RuNT. BYOB (Be Your Own Boss)
Freelancing comes with both wonderful perks and specialized pitfalls. There’s freedom to work when and where you want and to choose projects that excite you. But there are also tasks generally performed by someone else in a company or agency environment, like business development and account management.
When you’re out on your own, there’s a lot of flexibility and a lot of responsibility. There’s a lot of charting your own course. To paraphrase that Captain Phillips movie, you are the boss now.
So, how do you find your next gig? How do you bring your whole self to work when you’re ducking in and out of internal teams? How do you make sure that this project is the one you want? When is the freedom of freelancing not worth the drudgery of tax season?
We’re bringing together three dynamic speakers to help you answer those questions. They’re freelancing themselves, they’re hiring freelancers, or they’re defining company culture with all of these questions in mind. Whether you’re just dipping your toes in the waters of freelance or you need to be reminded why you’re doing it, come hear from these experts.
Martyn Watts, Hulu
Cara Schaeffer, Buzzfeed
Ray Hwang, Honey
*Drinks and eats provided
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