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Tired Of Hustling As A Freelancer? The System Needs Fixing

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April 07, 2014 AT 6:43 AM
If you are ever in need of empathy for your plight as a freelancer or contractor, you should talk to Stephen Robert Morse. As Head of Marketing, Communications, and Advertising at SkillBridge, a company that links independent contractors to companies searching for help on a specific project, he’s been studying the flaws of freelancing as we know it. “Right now the system is broken,” he says. “If you are a consultant you spend 50 to 70 percent of your time hustling for work, and 25 percent of your time actually doing the work.”