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Cover Letter even without experience on a particular language

Cover letter for freelancing?? Never heard of such a thing. You need marketing materials - a sales pitch, a brochure, a web site, a flier, an email campaign - but it's nowhere near the same as ...
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How do I get my first job at a freelancing site?

I hire on UpWork, so can answer this from the other side of the equation. As a general rule, 80% of applicants will send generic applications that may as well come from a robot. By sending personal ...
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Balancing life with productive work with study and research

I think you need to find a balance, which can be easier said than done. No doubt, your earlier routine may have worked at one time, but when you get older you have more commitments, and different ...
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Is it reasonable to leave full time job and do freelancing instead?

If the money you're making from your current clients will support you financially, and you're confident that they'll continue to consistently provide you with work, then it's reasonable to quit your ...
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Cover Letter even without experience on a particular language

"Junior developer with 2 years experience in C++. Actively improving my PHP skills. Highly motivated to tackle Web projects." Cite one or more achievements you are proud of.
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Next level of freelancing and growth

Why can't you work any more? I have 3 kids and I can still work full-time freelancing. Obviously, you want to work less and earn the same or more as before. The only answer is to make a company. Or ...
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What is the scope of freelancing in MATLAB programming?

Matlab is good for fleshing out system performance and designing system mockups prior to prototyping. It is NOT viable for production systems. Matlab is really good for the following: Imaging ...
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Is it reasonable to leave full time job and do freelancing instead?

You absolutely should go freelance! It sounds like you have been successful as a part-time freelancer, and have tested out whether you would like it or not. If you currently have 1 or 2 clients that ...
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Is it reasonable to leave full time job and do freelancing instead?

This is a really tough call. I was a freelancer for a long time on the side and it was really hard for me to make the jump to full-time because I am really risk adverse. Every year I would look at my ...
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Is it reasonable to leave full time job and do freelancing instead?

It depends on what your full-time job is. Can you support yourself with just freelancing? Freelancing is an up and down business, what happens when there is a dead week or two? I have been freelancing ...
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How do I get my first job at a freelancing site?

I would advise to only try the projects that are taylored for you, and keep the rate you deserve. You will feel in a better position to introduce yourself and you will seduce the customers by showing ...
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