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Inside the Industry: Freelancing with Indierectory

Jul 06, 2020 - 5:42 PM

Ad agency GIGIL's Herbert Hernandez and Jeano Cruz bridge the gap between freelancers and clients through the initiative Indierectory

'My craft is my only source of income': Being a freelance creative during a pandemic

Apr 27, 2020 - 3:30 PM

Freelance workers in film and advertising weigh in on the impact of the lockdown on their livelihood

FREELANCERS. Freelance workers in film and advertising weigh in on the impact of the lockdown on their livelihood.

Freelancers ask clients to hasten delayed payments amid coronavirus lockdowns

Apr 16, 2020 - 6:12 PM

Freelancers face bleak prospects as work dries up amid coronavirus lockdowns. 'I hope I'll get paid for services rendered for a project that we had already started,' says a freelancer from Rizal working in the animation film industry.

The Metro Manila lockdown affects freelancers too – this group is collecting data to aid relief

Mar 16, 2020 - 2:13 PM

Freelancers are definitely feeling the impact of the quarantine

CROWDSOURCING. Dakila gets data from free lancers who've lost gig during the quarantine. Screenshot from Dakila

#HustleEverday: A list of job-hunting sites in the Philippines

Jun 05, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Time to get that bread!

Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal

Who are the ‘digital nomads’?

Mar 12, 2018 - 5:19 PM

Want to work as you travel the world? Being a digital nomad might be for you

Globe, PayPal tie up to boost MSME, freelancer market

Feb 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The partnership allows PayPal users to link their account with GCash and withdraw funds within the day from ATMs and GCash partners at zero or almost zero cost

Bill to protect freelance workers filed in Senate

Sep 25, 2016 - 11:55 AM

The bill proposes to penalize employers up to P250 000 if they fail to pay freelancers for services rendered and also exempts freelancers from tax payments for the first 3 years

Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Invitation to a workshop: Jumpstart your freelance writing career

Feb 03, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Rappler columnist Ana P Santos and lifestyle writer Nikki Sarthou Lainez will teach you how to turn your passion into a sustainable venture

Rappler Talk: Protecting yourself online as a freelancer

Aug 12, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Evan Tan of Freelancer com believes that freelancers are often victims of non payment because of how they are viewed in the Philippines

[Executive Edge] Protecting Filipino freelancers from non-payment

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Freelancer com s Local Jobs will hopefully continue doing what it can to address any potential concerns of non payment

Rappler Talk: The future of freelancing in the Philippines

Jun 27, 2015 - 3:15 PM

Which job categories are seeing the most surge in demand? How do you distinguish yourself from the millions of other freelancers?

The state of freelancing in the PH

Jun 27, 2015 - 11:53 AM

For Upwork the Philippines is the third highest earning country in the world when it comes to freelancing

PH FREELANCING. The top categories based on freelance earnings in the Philippines are administrative support, sales and marketing, and customer service

Want to be a freelance writer?

Jun 18, 2015 - 11:42 AM

This workshop is for you

Cara mengatur penghasilan tak tetap sebagai freelancer

May 16, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Kamu seorang pekerja lepas? Ini dia jurus jitu untuk mengatur penghasilanmu

Foto oleh Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Making a living as a freelance writer

Apr 27, 2015 - 7:20 PM

My old corporate friends probably still think I’m crazy And maybe I am writes Ana Santos I just know I’ve found what I want to do for the rest of my life

#AskTheTaxWhiz: What happens if I fail to update my BIR status?

Feb 18, 2015 - 12:35 PM

How do I change or update my registration?

[Executive Edge] helps Filipinos ‘work on their passion’

Feb 09, 2015 - 4:37 PM

Growing since 2013 the outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace now targets to have over 1 million Filipinos benefit from freelancing opportunities

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Is it legal to deduct taxes from a contractual employee?

Dec 18, 2014 - 2:47 PM

If so how much is allowed to be withheld from my salary?

[Executive Edge] Ways that Filipinos can make money online

Sep 14, 2014 - 3:23 PM

Want to earn money online? Here are sites that allow you to do just that

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Are online freelancers required to register with BIR?

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:45 PM

You re an online freelancer and barely making profit should you register? Are you subject to VAT?

5 things to know before starting a freelance writing career

Jun 17, 2014 - 5:03 PM

Join the one day writing workshop on July 19 Saturday at Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City

Self-employed? Tips on securing your future

Dec 08, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Self employed individuals do not get financial packages when they retire They need to plan for their future as early as possible

5 questions to ask yourself before freelancing

Oct 13, 2013 - 3:10 PM

It isn t just a hobby that you do in your spare time Evaluate your priorities before you make that dive

More Filipinos working freelance online - jobs website

Apr 24, 2013 - 5:21 AM

Freelance jobs website Elance says that its number of new registrations increased by 89 in the 1st quarter of 2013

FASTER PROCESSING. The DBM's new guidelines state that government employees should receive retirement benefits within 30 days from their date of retirement.

Freelancing and work at home woes

Feb 24, 2013 - 11:04 PM

I get paid to do what I love to do which is writing and I wouldn’t trade that for anything in the world

WORK FROM HOME BENEFITS. Flexibility, peace and quiet, no office politics -- yup, it has upsides. Screen grab from YouTube (HQMEDIA)

Love, sex and things in between

Aug 07, 2012 - 8:50 PM

Here s a hot read in this cold rainy weather

DR. HOLMES AND MR. BAER with their latest books 'Love Triangles' and 'Imported Love.' Photo by Ime Morales

So, you want to be a freelance writer?

Jul 20, 2012 - 5:39 PM

For freelance writers who have been unfairly paid or worse not paid at all

FWGP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS in a discussion with screenwriter and novelist Ricky Lee during an OpenBook event. FWGP holds an OpenBook event every month with a featured author to discuss his/her book with the audience. All photos by Raymond Dimayuga and Ronald Verzo