Build Your Career Through Freelancing (Audio)

Build Your Career Through Freelancing (Audio)


According to a study by Upwork and the Freelancers Union, “50.9% of the U.S. population will be freelancing in 10 years if a current uptick in freelancing continues at its current pace.” Bianca J. Jackson shares her experience freelancing in a University of Maryland University College’s Career Services webinar.

Questions covered:

  • What motivated you to start freelancing?

  • How did you obtain your first client?

  • What has striking out on your own taught you that you would have never learned otherwise?

  • What advice would you give on how to pitch to convert conversations into paying clients?

  • How did you balance your day job priorities with your freelance business?


This raw and unedited audio is a hour packed of juicy information on how to benefits of freelancing, developing your personal brand, avoiding conflicts of interest at work, and ideas for getting started.