By using Apprenticeforums services you agree to our Cookies Use and Data Transfer outside the EU.
We and our partners operate globally and use cookies, including for analytics, personalisation, ads and Newsletters.

  • Join our UK Small business Forum

    Helping business owners with every day advice, tips and discussions with likeminded business owners. Become apart of a community surrounded by level headed business folk from around the UK


    Join us!

As a self-employed person, could you go back to a 9-to-5 job?

E

Employer

Member
Verified Member
I have worked for myself for more than a decade and must be honest; I would find it a struggle to go back to a traditional office environment. I can pick and choose when I work, pick and choose who I mix with and ultimately have full control of my business. Does anyone else feel the same?
 
barry100

barry100

New Member
Verified Member
Ive thought about getting a job and even went to a few interviews but I can not see me settling in to a position where people are being incompetent and not caring about what they are doing. It would be hard.
 
Needhelp

Needhelp

Active Member
Verified Member
I totally agree, the hardest thing would be the fact that as a self-employed person you make a mistake you suffer the consequences. That is not always the case in the workplace when you have work colleagues. Very often the workload will be unequal and colleague efficiencies can vary hugely. I prefer to work for myself so that I take the rap for any mistakes I make.
 
Top