Ask any entrepreneur if running their own business is challenging and you’re sure to receive a resounding yes. Add the responsibility of taking care of your children to the mix and it’d almost seem impossible.
Whenever I talk about my days in the corporate world, there is always a tinge of reminiscing about my colorful past.
Just last week I was introduced to an obnoxious Singaporean who graduated recently with a top honour degree in the mass communications field. She was a friend of a friend whom I bumped into common gatherings when we have mutual friends.
There are lucky few that have flexible work arrangements with their company on working from home and then they are the freelancers as well. One of the cost cutting measures is to allow employees to work from home.
Whether it is by choice or circumstances that your partner picks up freelancing as a form of occupation, it is not necessary a bad thing.
I was an executive, a manager, with more than 50 staff under my command. Then… I left that to become a freelancer. And I am a top rated freelancer, specialising in writing, career consultation and recruitment. Then… I upgrade to become a WFHM (work from home mom). As with any other transition, there are challenges…