Why freelancing after graduation is a good idea

19 May 2021
By Hazel M., Freelance writer, journalist and total bookworm at Unite Students

As the job market shrinks with the pressures of a bad economy and a growing number of competitors, it’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you’re never going to get your dream job.

Don’t let it get you down, though. There’s more than one way to chase your goals and it doesn’t have to be stamped with a graduate job title.

How? By going freelance.

Often, universities will push us in the direction of going after full-time jobs as soon as we graduate because, after all, it doesn’t look great if the majority of their graduates aren’t full-time employed within the first year.

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