Working Like a Dog?

Today is Your Day!

"Working like a dog" means working on something very hard without taking any breaks. The saying originates from sled dogs and sheepdogs who work from dawn till dusk.

Does putting extra effort at work sound relatable? Then August 5 is your day to celebrate!

Although we always stress the importance of life/work balance, working hard deserves admiration and praise! If you are one of those people, who are capable of putting a concentrated effort to earn outstanding results, you have to be proud of yourself and your work.

Remember the Japanese Work Culture? Leaving beside the fact that they have a special word 'karoshi' translating as ‘death by overwork’, we have to admit their amazing achievements. Japanese perseverance and capability to work more than anyone else has rapidly made them one of the most technically advanced nations.

So, today we want to congratulate and honor those who work like a dog, reaching higher and higher results every day. Is this you? Leave an emoji in the comments and let's form a like-minded community to celebrate this day together.

We want to salute our agency biggest hard-workers too:

  • Denys Svyrydov – 448 hours worked last quarter

  • Petro Shevtsiv – 352 hours worked.

  • Denis Podtykan – 340 hours.

Good job, guys! Keep on the great work.

More Articles

The Future of Freelance: 3 Main Trends

We will talk about 3 main future trends in freelance!

International Safer Internet Day: Tips for Freelancers

In this article we will tell about the most important measures for the safety of a freelancer on the Internet and provide practical recommendations.

Soft Skills in Freelance: How to Stand Out from the Competitors

In this article we tell about how to stand out among competitors and build a successful freelancing career!

TOP 8 AI Tools for Freelancers In 2024

Find out about top AI tools that will help to make your work easier, more efficient and to save your time!

Everything about freelance for beginners and how to start on Upwork

In this post, we collected answers to all the questions about freelancing for beginners with a list of useful articles on Upwork at the end!

How To Optimize Your Upwork Profile: Key Steps and Useful Tips

Read today's post about optimizing your Upwork profile. It will be useful for both beginners and experienced freelancers

The Difference Between Remote & Distributed Teams: Pros and Cons

Remote and distributed teams may appear synonymous. But it’s important to understand the difference if you want to choose the right for you!

Upwork Uplook 2023: New Features and Launches This Year

Did you already see Upwork Uplook 2023? Read are the most interesting updates from the last year in our post!

Autumn 2023 Recap: Etcetera Highlights!

Another season flew by, and Etcetera's team gathered traditionally to discuss our results and plans! Read more in the post!

8 Rules How To Write Cover Letter on Upwork

Are you sending out proposal after proposal with very low response rate? Check if you are following these easy tips in Cover Letter on Upwork

7 Challenges in Managing Remote Teams And How To Solve Them

Managing remote teams is complex. Here are the 7 main challenges you may encounter and pro tips from Etcetera PM Elen 11 years of experience.

Health Insurance for Digital Nomads [Comparison of 8 Providers]

We’ve compared health insurance for digital nomads, so you can evaluate costs, features, benefits and choose the right coverage for you!