Tag Archives: freelancers

Career change: becoming freelance in the tech sector

Making the move to self-employment is a big step, so what do you need to know?

In the third installment of our ‘Career Change’ series, we are looking at the option of becoming freelance in the digital tech industries. This focus was inspired by chats taking place in the #-freelance channel on Slack and from our own observations of seeing and hearing from more people taking the plunge into freelance-life. We

Member spotlight: Hannah Hassack

Social media expert, Hannah talks networking, misconceptions and using social to develop profiles, opportunities and your next big career move.

Can you tell us a bit about your journey to becoming a freelancer? Before I took the leap to freelancing, I worked across a mix of verticals, always in the same niche – social media marketing. I was lucky enough to gain experience agency-side, and then in-house in the entertainment, charity, professional services and healthcare

A new approach to agency working

Little Mesters is building a network of creative and digital freelancers in Sheffield.

‘Little Mester’ refers to a master crafter working on a specific part of a production process, and this is exactly what you can expect from the newest digital marketing agency to launch in Sheffield. Little Mesters brings together experienced freelancers from the creative and digital industries to work on its clients’ projects. Rather than having

A safe return to coworking in Sheffield

How are the city’s coworking spaces making people feel safe and at home as they reopen?

Sheffield Technology Parks Sheffield Technology Parks was keen to safely reopen its coworking space – The Cooper Lounge – as soon as possible since closing in March. Chief Executive, Tom Wolfenden, comments: “Many of our coworkers live and work alone, and the lockdown restrictions had started to take their toll on productivity and mood.” Tom