Speakers: Kerry Putman

  • Kerry Putman: Full-Time to Freelance - Practical and Self-Care Advice for When the 9-To-5 Has to Stop

    Kerry Putman: Full-Time to Freelance – Practical and Self-Care Advice for When the 9-To-5 Has to Stop

    WordCamp Birmingham 2018Speaker: Kerry Putman

    January 3, 2019 — Some day you may need to make the decision to leave full-time work. Maybe it’s because of a chronic illness, or maybe you have become the caretaker for a family member. Whatever the situation, there are things to consider before — and after — turning in your resignation.

    Two years ago, Kerry Putman stopped working full time as a web developer due to health issues. It was a huge change that she was not wholly prepared for. In this talk, Kerry will offer practical advice and self-care tips for dealing with the transformation from full-time employee to freelancer.