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I’ve had multiple (freelance) clients try to hire me full time. Good opportunities, good people...but I just love the freedoms that come with freelance life. Am I crazy to keep turning them down? Also what’s the most respectful way to navigate that conversation?

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Same boat. I say right now freelance is the best fit for me right now. But I’d love to continue working with you, and maybe in the future full time will be a better fit for me then.

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Not at all crazy. I get this a lot too and I usually give them some variation of "it's not you, it's me." If the freelance life is what you want, no full-time job offer can compete with that.

Even if you're like "I would never in a million years work here full-time," don't burn bridges. Compliment the team, say you had a good experience, give constructive feedback if they ask for it, and let 'em know you'd love to come back any time they want.

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If you love the freedom, stay free. They want to pay you less for the same work... 🤷‍♂️

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same boat. i try not to feel guilty about it, we are in an extremely lucky position. lets enjoy it

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