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Tips & Advice

Freelance pitfalls to avoid


People are turning to the freelance and contract world during this pandemic and we completely get it. The world of freelancing is exciting and it is brimming with possibilities, not to mention the perks. Want to work at home? No problem.

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Building good relationships with Freelancers: Tips from The Pond's Talent Director

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Since we’re in the creative people business, we thought we’d share a few tips on getting the most from your own relationship with freelancers. Tips that may sound obvious but do need reminding, based on what we’ve been seeing.

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What you need to consider before you go freelance: A checklist


Before I joined 99U last fall, I freelanced full-time for five years in New York City, writing for places like ESPN The Magazine, Fast Company, and New York. While I was ultimately able to thrive on my own, the first year was rough.

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Three things clients get when they call The Pond.


As New Zealand’s premier recruitment agency for creative, digital and marketing talent, The Pond is here to help you find the right people for your agency or business. All of our talent have been extensively vetted by senior agents who understand our industry and recognise the qualities you need in...

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