What to Bring to Client Meetings as a Freelancer

A freelance businesswoman walking with her minimalist leather Atlas Supply Co. backpack.

Meetings with clients: You must wear approved, on-brand colors. You must use company-branded pens to sign all documents. You will be required to carry all documents needed for meetings in the company-provided briefcase. Your shoes must be black and freshly polished. A cardigan or suit jacket is mandatory. All questions about these standards will be directed to your immediate supervisor.

Do the requirements above sound familiar? Though most companies are not this strict, some of these guidelines may ring a bell. The company with these dress code mandates and meeting conduct might be the reason you decided to work for yourself! Whether freelancing is your mad side hustle or your main gig, this article is for you.

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How To Be A Minimalist Mom

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