Why Freelancers should say No to doing Spec Work

Why Freelancers should say No to doing Spec Work

In this episode of The Freelancers Tea Break, Emma Cossey discusses Spec Work and its impact on freelancers. Spec work, also known as speculative work, involves providing free samples of creative work to compete for contracts. Emma emphasises the negative effects of Spec Work, such as undervaluing the industry and limiting access to opportunities. She highlights the importance of testimonials and portfolios as evidence of skills and argue against the necessity of working for free. Emma encourages freelancers to value their work and say No to Spec Work. Tune in to learn more about the pros and cons of working for free and how it can benefit freelancers.