In freelance groups I frequent, I see a lot of commentary about “demanding what you’re worth.” It’s clear from these conversations that this exhortation is meant to be an empowering one to the advice-seeker, an encouragement to value oneself and insist that the market see that value too. I’m all for empowerment. But the bad news is that a “give me my worth!” mindset is a poor one with which to actually negotiate pay.
Month: November 2019
*Freelance News Roundup* — More About California AB 5, Freelancing Going Mainstream, How a 6-Figure Freelance Writer Does It
News about all things freelancing from the week of Halloween 2019. Boo!