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Volume 28, Issue 1 - Careers in medical writing

Career shift: Employment to freelancing

Abstract

There are often social stereotypes and mental barriers associated with a decision to be a freelancer. For me, flexibility and autonomy are the main values for choosing the path of freelancing; however, high standards and work ethics must be maintained with discipline. One way of practising discipline in freelance work is to keep a double identity: as a boss and an employee.

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