Working as a freelancer has been a solution found by many people during the quarantine, adopted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The inmate, who avoids the contagion and spread of Covid-19, further drives the adoption of the home office, a trend that has been growing a lot in recent years.
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Several platforms are specialized in promoting freelance vacancies to work online. There is an opportunity in several areas, with emphasis on sectors such as IT, communication, design, marketing and education. Better understand what freela work and visit six sites to find vacancies to work from home.
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The freelancer is a self-employed person. As he has no employment relationship, this professional can provide his services to one or more companies or persons. Payment can be made based on hours worked or from a fixed amount, upon completion of the job. In some cases, the professional can work directly in the company, but in others, it is possible to do the homework.
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Below are six sites that help you find a freelance job.
99 Freelas (www.99freelas.com.br) is a platform that helps freelancers and employers meet. Those looking for jobs can access the "Find a job" link on the home page. There, it is possible to find the work through several filters, such as area of operation, type of project, date of publication and keywords.
The registration is free and can be done through email or with Facebook or LinkedIn login. There are also paid plans, which allow subscribers to appear prominently to contractors, participate in exclusive projects and other advantages.
99 Freelas allows you to find freelance jobs for free Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire
Another site with vacancies in several professional fields is Workana (www.workana.com). It operates with eight large working groups: IT and Programming; design and multimedia; translation and content; marketing and sales; administrative support; legal; finance and administration; and engineering and manufacturing. After selecting one of these fields, the user can define their areas of expertise and say whether they are self-employed as a freelancer or represent a company.
During the initial registration, which can be done with Facebook or Google credentials, the freelancer can incorporate his Behance portfolio into the curriculum. Depending on the contract, the professional can receive payment after the project is carried out, for a fixed price, or for hours worked.
Workana has vacancies for freelancers from different fields of work Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire
Freelancer (freelancer.com.br) of the most popular freela portals on the market. It replaces vacancies in all branches of activity, allowing any professional to register for free. To do this, simply press the "Register as a freelancer" button and fill out the form, in which you need to inform the area of operation, full name, e-mail and contact phone.
The search for vacancies can be done immediately after the basic registration, but the user has the possibility to complete a complete curriculum, including references, diplomas and portfolios. During the job search, the candidate is able to filter contractors who pay by the hour or fixed and the minimum amount they accept. The site can be used for free, but it has paid plans with advantages for freelancers.
Freelancer.com.br allows you to filter vacancies based on the project budget Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire
LinkedIn is not an exclusive portal of freelas, but has several vacancies of the type. Just type the term "freelancer" in the search field to find opportunities in Brazil and abroad, valid for those who speak other languages and want to work on international projects.
Another interesting way to find jobs of this kind is to enter the "Vacancies" menu, access "All filters", go down to the "Route" section and check the "Remote" option. In this case, there is the advantage of locating both freelance vacancies and fixed jobs that can be done in the home office.
LinkedIn has freelance positions in Brazil and abroad Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire
Trampos (trampos.co) is a simple tool to use. It does not require registration to find a vacancy; just click on the search field, select "Freela" and mark your specialty. To apply, however, it is necessary to log in to the platform, which can be done via email or Facebook. The form requires full name, date of birth, city, gender, e-mail and telephone.
The website has an extensive curriculum, allowing the candidate to include languages, awards and external links, among other information. A differential is the possibility of editing your link in Trampos itself, facilitating the dissemination of the professional profile in other social networks.
Trampos allows you to find vacancies for freelancers without registering on the site Foto: Reproduo / Raquel Freire
Freelaweb (freelaweb.com.br) differs from the others in that it displays advertisements from freelancers, and not vacancies. When you register as a professional, you create a call for the service you want to provide and the value. Individuals or legal entities wishing to hire the service need only click on the "Buy" button, and must also register on the portal.
Freelaweb portal dedicated exclusively to freelance work Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire