freelancing

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Freelancer emotional and mental fatigue is a reality every liberal professional goes through at one time or another. “In a 2005 study published in the journal Work and Stress, a team of researchers examined the self-reported health of freelancers using an effort-reward imbalance model (essentially a scientifically verifiable cost-benefit analysis). Developed in 1996 by study co-author Johannes Siegrist, a senior professor at the University of Dusseldorf, the model took both extrinsic and intrinsic factors into account. The former encapsulated external experiences like client demands and compensation, while the latter examined freelancers’ commitment to work, characterized by an “inability to withdraw...

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Freelancer Fatigue is a reality that goes against the usual comment that freelancers don’t do anything. When you talk to one you might get envious of them being able to do other things in the middle of the day such as going to the gym, attend a child’s event or even shopping. What you don’t usually know is that while you are commuting most freelancers are getting the job done, while you are enjoying your weekend or the holidays they are doing their jobs running after sometimes crazy deadlines. That is why freelancer fatigue is not only...

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