his fascinating journey
Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of “I live, I wonder, mom and dad love me” to the state of “go and pay for your life yourself.” This transformation from a butterfly into a dung beetle is especially difficult for introverts and creative people.
A relatively recent VTsIOM survey conducted in May 2019 shows that 21% of working Russians, if they had the means to live, would quit and never work again. And 22% would change jobs.
It is interesting to understand what causes people to choose their profession. Here they are (percentages are not summarized, it was possible to give several answers):
circumstances – 34%; Continue reading
I have been a freelancer for almost 4 years. Every day I go to social networks and see a bunch of advertising webinars and free courses on the delights of remote work. It is assumed that thanks to them I will start to earn a lot of money through the Internet and leave for wintering in Bali.
Of the pitfalls and difficulties in this advertisement, of course, not a word. So I decided to talk about them myself. More precisely, to show by the example of the fictional, but quite realistic Vasya, what lies ahead for those who have seriously decided to become a freelancer from scratch and without experience.
So, Vasya. He recently got his first job. Six months later, I realized that a short vacation twice a year, a salary of 30 thousand and a working day from 9 to 18 are not quite what he wants.
After a week of surfing the Internet, for “how else to make money,” Vasya finds a free webinar on remote work. He is led by a guy who lives in Thailand and sets up Instagram ads. This allows him to visit 20 countries per year and not deny himself anything. At least that’s what he says. Continue reading