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How do we take a sick day if you’re a freelancer? Do you guys cancel jobs if you’re feeling sick? Even if you’re halfway through them and it’s a pitch, knowing that they’d be pretty screwed if you pulled out. Nervous about damaging the relationship…

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Always put yourself and your well being first


Freelancers are allowed to be sick!!! Don’t feel bad about taking care of yourself!


If I’m sick I take the day off. I don’t get paid but that’s the trade off I guess

Just take some time off. I do it frequently. I don’t charge. They don’t care. I’ll answer whatever is hot. During a pitch is tough…. but I’d argue a day off to re-set the jets will allow you to finish out the work better rather than slogging thru….

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