6 Ways to Make Working With Freelancers a Breeze

Chloe Brooks
The Covailnt Blog
Published in
7 min readMar 21, 2019

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How to make the gig economy work for your biz

As more and more workers turn to contract gigs as a way to gain control of their careers, many companies have found themselves facing a tough decision: Adapt, or die.

And while this shift in the workforce has given many of us the autonomy we craved in a traditional employment role, it’s also left managers scrambling to learn how to work with this new status quo.

If your company is planning to start working with freelancers this year, then keep reading, because, in this post, we’re sharing 6 ways to streamline the experience for everyone involved.

1. Find a good source of talent

The first step to working well with freelancers is to find a reliable source of talent. Whether you work with a single freelancer or hire a whole team on contract, you should feel confident that they have both the time and skills to take on the work you send them.

You may be able to find reliable freelancers by asking your business-owner colleagues to recommend one. If you’re working with freelancers now, chances are they may be, too.

There are also several great places to find freelancers online. Check out Facebook groups geared toward freelancers, or use ProFinder

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Chloe Brooks
The Covailnt Blog

Helping you heal and prevent burnout with the #AntiBurnoutLifestyle. More about me: www.chloerbrooks.com