Your Name: Shubam Verma

Grade Level: 11th

School or Organization Name: Kamla Nehru Public School,Phagwara

Co-Presenter Name(s):Simran Sehdev


Area of the World from Which You Will Present:India

Language in Which You Will Present:English

Target Audience(s):

Short Session Description (one line):Freelance a need for Students.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

I’ve noticed a trend among people who work a 2-3 job, but desire to one-day own their own business:

They’re scared.

Scared that if they take the leap into the freelance world, they’re going to end up scraping pennies from under their sofa and lose all the job security they took years to build at their current 9-5.

Today, I’m here to tell you why I think that mindset is a little twisted, and, in my experience, incorrect. Want to be a freelancer or business owner, but feel the heebie jeebies about quitting your “safe” career? Well, I think freelancing can actually be a heck of a lot more secure and profitable. Want to know why? Read on, friend.

Before we begin, I want to say two things:

  1. Freelancing probably won’t be easy at first. You might struggle for a few months. But who doesn’t struggle for a little while as they’re getting used to a new job? I don’t want to make it sound like becoming a successful freelancer is a piece of cake (Pineapple Upside-Down, if you’re taking orders), but you just have to get over the hump.
  2. If you have a 9-5 that you love, then this post isn’t designed for you. I’m not here to say that everyone should jump ship and start their own business. That…would be madness. But if you feel stuck or bored in your current line of work and yearn to start your own biz, then this post is totally for you, yo.

Cool, so now that we’re on the same page, let’s get crack-a-lackin’. Here’s why I think freelancing can bring you more job security and income than your current career.



Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:Upwork.com and Freelancer.com

Tags: 2017ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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hy shubham

I found your proposal really intresting. I like your views about Freelance.

best of luck

simran

Thanks! Simran... It's my pleasure that you like it..

Thanks!

Hi,

I'm writing on behalf of the co-coordinators of the 2017 Student STEM + Entrepreneurship Conference. 

Your proposal looks great, so far! We only ask that you sift through the following tags and find the one(s) with which your presentation is most suited. Once you find that your proposal has been redirected to the "Accepted Proposals" page, please change your tags as appropriate.

We formatted the tags so that it lists the Description: Tag

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Making, Design and 3d Printing: 2017Making

STEM Projects and Collaborations: 2017STEMProjects
STEM Tools: 2017STEMTools
Students and Social Media: 2017SocialMedia
Entrepreneurhsip: 2017Entrepreneurship
STEM and Social Justice: 2017SocialJustice
Research: 2017Research

Thanks for your cooperation. We're excited to be a part of your presentation!

Best,

Eunice Daudu and Gaby Palines

Co-coordinators of the 2017 Student STEM + Entrepreneurship Conference

May we plant a tree in your honor, Shubam?

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