Web: https://anchor.fm/datatalksclub/episodes/Freelancing-and-Consulting-with-Data-Engineering---Adrian-Brudaru-e1jtkkg Audio: https://anchor.fm/s/41286f68/podcast/play/53448784/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2022-5-14%2F271502501-44100-2-decfbc6256ffb.m4a

June 17, 2022, 5 p.m. | DataTalks.Club

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We talked about:



  • Adrian’s background

  • Freelancing vs Employment

  • Risk and occupancy rate in freelancing

  • The scariest part of freelancing

  • Adrian’s first projects

  • Freelancing 5 years later

  • Pay rates in freelancing

  • Acquiring skills while freelancing

  • Working with recruitment agencies and networking

  • Looking for projects and getting clients

  • Freelancing vs consulting

  • Clarity in clients’ expectations (scope of work)

  • Building your network

  • Freelancing platforms

  • Adrian’s data loading prototype

  • Going from freelancing to making your own product (and other investments)

  • The usefulness of a …

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