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Discussion on: Why I Gave Up Freelancing to Become an Employee 😱

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Austine Amani

I freelanced for about 4 years, last year august i got an office space. My first staff was actually a newbie, i had to teach him javascript, vue, he picked up nuxt.js and react by himself ( See our last project 2dotsproperties.com built with rails backend and nuxt frontend) . My second staff was a UI designer, he was great from the first day, although i still had to mentor him ( I was a sketch guy, he had only used XD we ended up switching to XD full-time).

Hiring people was hard man. I could only get newbies, so i had to train literately every one of my staffs by myself mostly during weekends we build side projects. Things has gotten smoother now, the old staffs trains the new guys.

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Jamees Bedford Author

That's really nice that you invested people who are now training people up though! I bet it has been so satisfying to see your staff grow in skillsets.

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Austine Amani

😊 Very satisfactory.