PeoplePerHour.com Blog https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog Welcome to the PeoplePerHour Blog, make yourself at home... Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:19:58 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/pph_favicon_144x144_20180921-60x60.png PeoplePerHour.com Blog https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog 32 32 123535604 London Fashion Week 2019 – Our illustrators bring the fashion industry to life https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/to-celebrate-london-fashion-week-2019-were-showcasing-the-outstanding-work-of-our-freelancers/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/to-celebrate-london-fashion-week-2019-were-showcasing-the-outstanding-work-of-our-freelancers/#respond Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:30:49 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=28012 London Fashion Week kicks off today and with it comes a circus of colours, bold trends and illustrious designers showcasing their latest creations. Love it or loathe it, style is deeply personal and an undeniable part of our culture. From normcore to glamorous rock’n’roll, high-street to couture, there are countless ways to dress, impress or […]

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Interview with Spyros Lambrinidis, Chief Product Officer https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/archive/interview-with-spyros-lambrinidis-chief-product-officer/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/archive/interview-with-spyros-lambrinidis-chief-product-officer/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2019 10:39:30 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=27985 Today marks our 12th year in business. We’ve come a long way since 2007 and to mark the celebration have interviewed one of our longest serving members of staff. Here’s to the next 12 years and the future of startups! When I joined PeoplePerHour in 2010 there was just a handful of people. Now we […]

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How to create an amazing freelance profile – stand out and win work https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/how-to-create-a-freelancer-profile-that-stands-out/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/how-to-create-a-freelancer-profile-that-stands-out/#comments Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:15:54 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=23813 So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and go freelance, you’ve signed up to PeoplePerHour (if not, what are you waiting for?) and now you’re waiting for the work to roll in. But before you’re going to get any freelance work, you need to create an all-singing, all-dancing freelance profile bio that will win you […]

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Andrae Smith: “The future of work is flexible” https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/archive/the-future-of-work-is-flexible-work-wanderers/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/archive/the-future-of-work-is-flexible-work-wanderers/#respond Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:45:35 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=26666 Imagine remote working in Bali or Cape Town. Imagine sharing the adventure with like-minded individuals from all over the world. Imagine spending a month striking the balance between work and travel with all the logistics taken care of. Work Wanderers gives digital nomads and entrepreneurs the chance to live their remote work dream on 1-month […]

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Understanding CERT as a freelancer https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/understanding-cert/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/understanding-cert/#comments Sun, 01 Sep 2019 08:29:16 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=12488 CERT is our official ranking algorithm. Think of it as a shiny TripAdvisor badge or a special qualification showing potential buyers that you are trustworthy, experienced and professional. In this blog post we’ll guide you through what CERT is, why we use it and how it can help you to win and secure more work […]

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A day in the life of a digital nomad https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/day-in-the-life-of-a-digital-nomad/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/day-in-the-life-of-a-digital-nomad/#comments Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:30:12 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=26116 What is a digital nomad? We hear you ask. Well, it’s essentially a fancy word for a freelancer. When you search the #DigitalNomad hashtag on Instagram you will be presented with gorgeous sunsets, swimming pools and scenery. Usually there will be a laptop in shot too. The digital nomad lifestyle implies that you can mix […]

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5 house rules for a safe PeoplePerHour experience https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/archive/5-house-rules-for-a-safe-peopleperhour-experience/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/archive/5-house-rules-for-a-safe-peopleperhour-experience/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2019 10:13:49 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=26961 We want our community of freelancers and buyers to feel as safe as possible using our platform. After all if it wasn’t for you lot, we really wouldn’t have a brand to stand on. A lot of work goes on behind the scenes to ensure a secure environment for all, but occasionally there will be […]

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7 productivity tips to make working from home a total success https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/working-from-home-tips-for-success/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/for-freelancers/working-from-home-tips-for-success/#respond Wed, 28 Aug 2019 08:30:30 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=26398 Working from home as a freelancer means an endless stream of green ticks off the to-do list, right? No more contending with Colin in IT who loves to harp on about his weekend home improvements. No more annoying crisp crunching noises from Sharon at lunch. It’s just you, your tasks and a fluffy home environment. […]

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The idiot’s guide to IR35 – get set for 2020 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/buyers/the-idiots-guide-to-ir35-get-set-for-2020/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/buyers/the-idiots-guide-to-ir35-get-set-for-2020/#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:49:59 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=26917 Paying income tax and getting your head around the latest piece of IR35 legislation is about as exciting as watching paint dry. But since you’re here, we’re going to guide you through this pesky IR35 business for once and for all. We’ll talk about what IR35 is, what it means for businesses and freelancers and […]

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The 9-5 is dead: Redefining modern working hours https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/buyers/the-9-5-is-dead-redefining-modern-working-hours/ https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/buyers/the-9-5-is-dead-redefining-modern-working-hours/#comments Sun, 18 Aug 2019 07:30:11 +0000 https://www.peopleperhour.com/blog/?p=25996 Redefining Modern Working Hours Destruction is a form of creation. We often picture this as a violent act, but it doesn’t have to be. Industry disruption is a tamer form of destruction that’s fuelled by technological progress and efficiency improvements. You see it played out in the real world all the time with companies like […]

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