When it comes to searching for top freelancers in the tech industry, this can be a daunting process. How best to weed out the top freelancers from the ok freelancers? This is where we come in. With years of experience in the tech and recruitment industries, we know what it takes to find the best of the best. Here are some tech freelance qualifications to keep in mind when it comes to sifting through a pile of CVs or if you’re entering the freelance industry yourself!
1. More Than 3 Years of Experience
Pangara is in search of top freelancers in the tech industry and this requires that most of our tech freelancers have at least three years of work experience. It’s important to be skilled in all of the fundamentals. Doing the hard work early on will pay off in the long run and this experience will stick with you for the rest of your freelance career.
2. Good Communication Skills
Client communication is a big aspect of remote work today. It’s the key to success. You must be able to keep the client informed about your progress and immediately let him or her know if you encounter any problems along the way. We know that our clients appreciate and welcome any suggestions and improvements throughout the process. With most of Pangara’s client base in Europe and the U.S., it’s crucial that our Pangara Talents have both written and spoken English communication skills.
3. Willing to Improve
There is always room for improvement when it comes to working as a top freelancer. Projects and skill levels may vary with each client and freelancers will encounter areas where they may struggle or need to brush up on old skills. Top freelancers who are willing to improve and adopt new methods will go far. This is an important mindset to have as a Pangara Talent.
All in moderation. Like with any job, self-confidence can take you far but no one likes someone who is overly confident. It’s important to show your client that you know what you’re doing. Be confident in your work and in yourself!
5. Strong Problem Solver
There will be times when you run into a problem and it might be difficult to contact the client due to time zones. This is when one’s problem-solving skills will come in handy. Pangara Talents who are able to assess a situation and make a decision in that moment will prove to their clients that they are reliable and that they can be trusted. This is one of the major aspects that differentiates you from a freelance to a top freelancer.
6. Up-to-Date With the Latest Technology Systems
As a Pangara Talent in the tech industry, it’s important to be up-to-date on the latest technology trends. Even if it’s not your area of expertise, it helps to know what the latest programs and systems are to better understand what the client may be looking for.
As a Pangara Talent, you must enjoy being a top freelancer! Motivation is a very important aspect in order to deliver high-quality solutions and to keep up good communication with the client. If you become a Pangara Talent and are a candidate for a client’s project, it’s important that you are motivated for that specific project. There will always be other projects if you decline.
8. Create Solutions that are Lasting
Of course, as a Pangara Talent, you must deliver high-quality service and the quality must be long lasting. Once the project is complete, it’s important that the client is able to continue to work with your product and solution while still being able to understand it. A clean code mindset is important if you’re lending your skills to a software development gig.
If you’re ready to take the next step, then let’s get started. If you’re applying as a top freelance simply click ‘Become a Pangara Talent.‘ For clients, ‘Hire a Pangara Talent.’ We look forward to working with you!