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what is a freelance job?
Oct 26, 2008 6:35 PM
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Hi Maryam, A freelancer, i.e somebody who has a freelance job, is a person who is self-employed or selling services to different people/companies on temporary contracts: he/she is not employed by a company or an enterprise but he/she is rather working for him/herself. The word's etymology is said to go back to the medieval era when knights could be called upon to do specific jobs or services but they had no allegiance to a given lord/authority. Now, freelancers are writers, graphic designers, journalists, programmers, etc.. whom you can rely on to do a particular job or task. They are paid by the hour /day/ job etc.. Sometimes companies or firms resort to them cos it is more convenient than hiring a full-time employee whom they may need only once or twice a month, etc..
October 26, 2008
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