COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Freelancing Resources
At Tispr, we believe that in these uncertain times - we’re all in this together. Our mission has always been to empower freelancers, independent workers and small businesses by providing them the tools and services they need to be successful.
We know that many members of the independent and freelance communities we serve are experiencing unexpected challenges that affect their daily lives. We are committed to do anything we can to help.
We’ve collected quite a few resources, blog posts, articles and links to important information that we feel may help our freelancing community.
Learning New Skills
MIT: Open Learning
A massive library compiles all open education into online courses for free.
Source: MIT Open Learning
Browse Massive Open Online Courses
Mooc.org is an extension of edX.org, a leader in online courses. Whether you're interested in learning for yourself, leveraging online courses to educate your workforce or creating a MOOC, edX can help
Apple: iTunes U
iTunes U is free for taking courses from top Universities around the world. Download the app and you’ll be able to browse different topics.
One of the top online learning platforms hosting all types of different courses from graphic design, paid ads, to coding.
Linkedin Learning is available to those who have memberships to Linkedin Premium. You’re able to access hundreds of courses about a myriad of topics.
Prepping for a Job Search
How to Ask for Referrals
Learn how to ask your clients for referrals on new projects to help generate new business leads.
How to Ace an Interview for a Freelancing Job
While a freelance job interview isn't extremely different from a normal, permanent-position interview, interviewing for a freelance or contract position can require a slightly different approach.
Source: The Balance - Careers
Freelance Job Boards
Flexjobs features only remote and flexible jobs, with an emphasis in countries outside the US
You have to pay for access to Solidgigs, but their highly curated high-quality job posts may make the investment worth it for you.
Indeed is your standard job board, but has a surprising amount of freelancing and remote opportunities when you use their filter feature.
Jobs are easy to find, can filter by remote/off-site, contract work for bigger companies too. Plus you get the added benefit of a supportive freelancing community willing to help you out.
Contenta has some high-quality writing gigs for freelancers, however joining can take a little time, so make sure you join before you need a new job.
All Freelance Writing
This is a high-quality job board that offers some well paying opportunities. The catch? It’s only updated with new jobs sporadically.
Behance creates a custom feed of jobs based on your interests. From graphic design, photography, and illustration, Behance focuses on the arts in an easy to use way.
Dribble focuses on connecting designers and creatives. There’s jobs for both full-timers and freelance and contractors, so make sure to update your filter settings.
Remotive focuses on remote jobs in the startup space. Most listings are for full-time gigs, but they’re all focused on remote companies.