You never know when an opportunity comes knocking on your door, as it can be disguised as a cheap job. There is nothing more any professional fashion photographer hates, more than a cheap job offer. However, there are a few cheap job offers that can pan out of the perfect opportunity. Which is why the next time you say no a cheap job offer, you should take out time to really consider the matter.
During the time frame of my career, I have gotten many cheap job offers, and at first, I used to reject them without even considering them. Why should I settle for less when I have clients that are willing to pay the full price, is the thought that kept ringing in my head. And because of that, I feel I have lost many important opportunities. However, after considering the matter, I decided that I should not be rejecting any offers without looking into them completely. Which is when I started to consider each cheap job I was offered carefully.
So every time you take a cheap job, you roll the dice and just hope for the best.
To be honest, it is a complete gamble, as you never know that might pan out, and what could be a dud. There were times when I was certain that an opportunity has landed, but it was just a false alarm. And other times when I was certain that I am wasting my time, the opportunity rolled out. Which is why I feel that you cannot know anything for certain until it has panned out. So every time you take a cheap job, you roll the dice and just hope for the best. As you can never know for certain what course it might take, but I have developed a system that has helped me a great deal.
There is a way you can filter out some of these cheap jobs, allowing you to increase your chances, and score an opportunity. When you are offered a cheap job, try to get as much information on the matter as possible. This will allows you to assess the matter to an extent, and weigh the pros and cons that the job has to offer. Once you have set down the perfect map and laid down all the details you will be able to make a better decision. This way you can filter out the opportunities when they come knocking.
This system has allowed me to take on many jobs that have panned out the way I wanted them to. And I am still enjoying the benefits of some of them. So before you feel like you are selling yourself short, know that you have been offered a fixed income for a set period of time. It will not matter if other things work out for your or not, but this fixed income will keep on coming your way. This is a great advantage, as you do not have to worry about income coming in.