Entrepreneur.com – Your Freelance Communication Bridge Is Falling Down. Here’s How to Fix It.

By July 24, 2015 Press

Whether you work with one freelancer or hundreds, chances are you’re familiar with communication clutter.

When I built my first business, I was working with more than 400 freelancers from all over the world, so you can imagine the issues created by time zone differences and language barriers.

It felt like there were freelance communication fires popping up all around me: not being able to understand email tone, missing emails or projects or being late on a deadline because there was a miscommunication. Many days, all my hours were spent putting them out.

Melissa Cooper

Melissa Cooper

J. Melissa Cooper is an expert in the human resources field, with over a decade of experience and a Masters of Science in Human Resource Management from New York University, as well as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation. She started her own business as a one-woman shop in 2009. Five years later she was managing 400 freelancers.

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