Ever considered switching from being a full-timer to a freelancer (or vice versa) but couldn't reach a verdict? We know a little something that might help you with that.


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Caisa Nilaseca has compared the pros and cons of being a freelancer vs full-time designer in 6 illustrations for DesignTaxi. From not having colleagues to talk to when at home to working anytime you want - the yays and nays vary. Take a look at her illustrations below, maybe they'll help you reach a decision.

Have you already tried both freelancing and working full-time? Do you agree with Caisa Nilaseca's illustrations?

(h/t: designtaxi)

#1 Shower

Shower

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Léon Habets 1 month ago

I always took a shower at 6 am, it was like giving myself a CPR at that time of day...

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#2 Colleague

Colleague

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Andrew Ramirez 1 month ago

Cats do TOO count!

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#3 Worktime

Worktime

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Hans 1 month ago

Not true nowadays...as freelancer you still might be bound to a customer's preference. As employee you might have a flexible time-scheme

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#4 Boss

Boss

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Beth Harris 1 month ago

Except you get to choose your bosses (clients)

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#5 Overtime

Overtime

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Arty 1 month ago

yeah...no...not always (as full-timer)

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#6 Schedule

Schedule

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Miklós Nagy 1 month ago

If your scheulde isn't around your customers you'll soon have all the free time of the world.

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