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Have you ever wanted to quit your 9 to 5 job to become a freelancer? A freelancer is one who provides services to multiple clients and does not have a fixed income that means no CPF contribution from an employer. Being a freelancer can be rewarding and painful at times.
- You get to choose your customer
- You have flexible working hours
- You decide where to work from – your home or a co-working space
- Finding a freelance job can be very difficult
- You have multiple ‘bosses’ to handle
- No consistent income
We have summarised a list of potential job sites to help freelancers like you to find jobs!
Freelancezone is an online job portal dedicated for freelancers in Singapore. For freelancers, it is currently free to sign up and start receiving jobs. For employers, there is a single job ad plan for you to post a job and there is a free trial for up to 3 job postings. You can also subscribe to their subscription plan to save up to 80%.
Cultjobs is a job portal started since 2007 that is dedicated to help young creative talents to secure jobs. For freelancers, you get to deposit your resume and build a profile on their website. That will help you apply for more jobs without retyping your profile or reuploading your resume pdf. For employers, you get to post a job free for 30 days.
Company: Culturepush Pte Ltd
Address: 38C Bristol Road, Singapore 219850.
Freelancer.sg is a another job portal dedicated for freelancers in Singapore. It is currently owned by Freelancer.com which is a global freelancing marketplace.
For freelancers, the trick to use Freelancer.sg is to type “Singapore” in the browse jobs section to filter jobs for Singapore.
For employers, you get to post your jobs.
According to their fees page,
The fee for fixed price projects is 10% or $6.50 SGD, whichever is greater, and 10% for hourly projects.
For fixed price projects, a fee of 3% or $4.00 SGD (whichever is greater) is levied at the time a project that has been awarded by you has been accepted by each freelancer you award. If you subsequently pay the freelancer more than the original bid amount we will also charge the project fee on any overage payments.
For hourly projects, a fee of 3% is levied on each payment that you make to the freelancer.
Company: Freelancer Limited
Address: Level 37, Grosvenor Place. 225 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia ACN 141 959 042
Startupjobs.asia is a niche job website that is dedicated to startups in Singapore. Most startups usually hire freelancers or part timers due to budget limitation. For freelancers, you can search for freelance in the search bar to filter jobs that are part time or freelance. For employers, you get to post jobs to attract people looking to work in a startup.
Glints is a jobs marketplace that is focused on startup jobs. It was founded in Aug 2013 and has been very successful. For example, it raised $6.8 million in 2019 and even has a wikipedia page for your reference. With sufficient funding, they are able to attract quality companies to create jobs on their platform.
Company: Wantedly, Inc. (Singapore)
8) Job Street
10) Jobs Central
Job Search Mobile Apps in Singapore
1) jobsDB SG
3) Gumtree Jobs For Singapore
Finally, we have reached to the end of our post. We hoped you have found a freelance job through these websites or apps!
Freelancing is also similar to starting a business. Read our free guide if you need a business idea in Singapore!