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2018-04-12 21:35:14Funny BusinessEnglishBeing your own boss certainly has its perks. So it’s really no surprise that many people are happy to say goodbye to office life and...https://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/au_qrc/uploads/2018/04/iStock-511520314-2.jpghttps://quickbooks.intuit.com/au/resources/funny-business/14-reasons-why-freelancing-is-the-best-gig-ever/14 Reasons Why Freelancing Is The Best Gig Ever | QuickBooks Australia

14 reasons why freelancing is the best gig ever

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Being your own boss certainly has its perks. So it’s really no surprise that many people are happy to say goodbye to office life and instead choose to work from home. From setting your own work hours to never having to go an office Christmas party ever again, here are 14 reasons why freelancing is the best gig going round.

1. You can work from anywhere in the world

But it will most likely be from your bed.

Woman in bed using laptop

2. You can set your own work hours

AKA you now have permission to sleep-in.

Woman sleeping in bed

3. You never have to chat to awkward co-workers

Or anyone, ever.

Man and woman sitting on couch awkwardly

4. You have THE best dress code

Hello pyjamas!

Man in pyjamas working on laptop

5. You can take your lunch break whenever you want

Or just eat around the clock.

Woman stuffing her face in fridge

6. You never have to go to a boring meeting again


Girl with arms raised in the air

7. You’re no longer a slave to public transport

Your commute begins and ends on the couch.

Woman on couch

8. You never have to explain why your alarm didn’t go off

Slept in? Who cares!

Woman looking in shock at alarm clock

9. You don’t have to take the fall for a co-worker’s mistake

THESE mistakes are all mine.

Woman banging palm of hand on forehead

10. You can pick your own job title

CEO Of Everything.

Man with arms folded wearing a crown

11. You never have to ask for time off

You. Are. The. Boss.

Man sitting on beach with laptop

12. You don’t have to hide your fast food habits

There’s no judgement here.

Girl eating doughnuts on a couch

13. You never have to ask anyone how their weekend was

Or pretend to care.

Girl with hands over ears

14. You get 100% of the profits


Girl splashing money about

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