Naina Shahani 27 Feb 2018 AT 11:27 AM

UAE is one of the best countries in the world for freelancers

Time to be your own boss
Naina Shahani 27 Feb 2018 AT 11:27 AM
UAE is one of the best countries in the world for freelancers
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According to a study by specialists at the UK-based Focus by Expert Market, the UAE is the fourth best country in the world for self-employed peeps. The three countries leading the way are Hong Kong, USA and South Korea. The list also includes UK, Spain, New Zealand, Estonia, Bulgaria and Czech Republic. Poor infrastructure and slow internet speeds in South America puts countries like Peru, Argentina and Ecuador in the bottom ten list.

Thinking about freelancing, here are five reasons why you should...

1. You can work when you want

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2. Working in your PJs is acceptable

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3. You can work where you want

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4. You keep the profits

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5. You call the shots

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Convinced? Great. Click here to find out where some of the best co-working spaces in Dubai are. If you're not willing to shell out some cash, here are five hybrid coffee shops that are great for working. After all, a dose of caffeine in beautiful surroundings will only boost your creativity, right? Right. 

If you’re too scared to take the plunge, maybe relocating to a city with a 9-5 job might be the solution. Click here for the list of cities that pay the most, in terms of average annual expat salaries.

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