My experience about consulting and freelancing

How to recruit freelancer for software development: where to look for them, how to find and choose candidates

How to recruit freelancer for software development: where to look for them, how to find and choose candidates

Many people come to me with questions about a project they want to have developed. Perhaps they have a business idea, perhaps they need some software to simplify their lifes. I know directly a few of them, others have asked hints to someone who directed them to me, others met me at some meet up […]

My first six months as a Software Engineer Freelance

What I Learned in Six Months as a Software Engineer Freelance

I think many of us are attracted by the idea to start their own business. This was something I was dreaming about for a while. One day the context was right and I jumped in. Six months after this is how things are going. How I ended up being a freelancer At the end of […]

Good clients, bad clients: how to recognize bad clients and how to deal with them

Good clients, bad clients: how to recognize bad clients and how to deal with them

I think that one of the core activities of freelancing is to interact with other human beings.  In many cases it means to build productive working relationships with people who you have not met before and doing it quickly. In building relationship between professionals we have to agree on some rules and to stick to them to protect us […]

Busy period: moving to France, starting my freelance business, open-source and stuff

Busy period: moving to France, starting my freelance business, open-source and stuff

This summer was quite busy for me. At the beginning of July I moved from Dublin (Ireland) to Lyon (France) where I started my own business as a freelance Software Engineer. I am becoming quite proficient to switch countries, after having been an expat in Germany (twice) and Ireland. However this time I had the additional […]