Who’s ready to stop working for free? Hopefully, you are! If you have any doubts, consult this handy chart created by Jessica Hische.
Creatives, in particular, may be in the habit of doing free projects in hopes of building a portfolio, and the world does little to dissuade us from such madness. We are told to offer our services at no charge in exchange for “exposure” or because “it’s a good opportunity.” But is this really the way to start a career? Maybe not.