Freelance electrician or CLT, job tips!

Do you want to work in the electrical field with a formal contract? How do you get companies to find you? And you who are autonomous, how to make contacts with other professionals? In this article, we are going to show a super tip for the professional of the World of Electrical about the job market and employment in the area of ​​electrical.

The job market has changed a lot in recent years, in the past you had to go to the company to post a resume, today everything is done on the computer or even on the cell phone screen. One of the best tools to connect with companies and make good contacts in search of a job is a social network that is neither Facebook nor Instagram, but LinkedIn!


LinkedIn is a social business network, focused on connecting people with common interests in certain areas of work. LinkedIn can be used in many ways, both by the self-employed professional and by the professional with CLT.

What is a freelance professional?

A self-employed person is a self-employed person, without ties to any company. The self-employed person is not entitled to labor rights and sums such as fixed monthly salary and vacation but can contribute to social security and enjoy benefits. Main advantages that LinkedIn offers for the self-employed professional:

  • Linkedin is a showcase! professionals and other companies focused on your service niche will look for information on Linkedin, you can be found in one of these searches.
  • Just as you can be found, so can you find it. The Linkedin network is an excellent way to make connections with suppliers.
  • A very large base of professionals with registered CVs, which you can select for hire.

What is professional with CLT?

The professional with CLT (Consolidation of Labor Laws) is the professional who works with a formal contract as a contract with companies. The CLT professional has several labor rights, for example, thirty days of vacation, 13th salary, unemployment insurance, receiving up to a maximum of 5th working day, etc. Main advantages that LinkedIn offers for the CLT professional:

  • Possibility of having your resume exposed to large companies.
  • Search job vacancies for free.
  • Information made easy for your work niche.

How to register on Linkedin

The first step on Linkedin is to fill in all the information about your career. When you fill out your profile correctly and clearly, you are creating a virtual curriculum that will be exposed for everyone.

You can create a personal profile talking about your qualities, experience, and training, or you can create a company profile to make the services your company provides available to other users.

How to register on Linkedin.

The personal profile is like your resume where you put information like professional objective, training, professional experience, you can receive or give recommendations to your friends, present your work licenses and certificates, among other possibilities.

The company profile can be an excellent way to gain knowledge about a certain area. The World of Electricity, for example, has a Linkedin profile and we post various content about electricity there.

Another cool thing about LinkedIn is that we can look for jobs there. You just have to search for words in your work area and the possible job vacancies will appear, including several vacancies for those who are beginners. Many people think that Linkedin is only for those who are engineers, but it is not! Linkedin has vacancies and information for all levels.

It is very worthwhile to create a profile on Linkedin and focus on your career. This tool will certainly give you a lot of relevant information about your area of ​​expertise and is totally focused on professionally developing people.

We know that many professionals in the world of electrical have the dream of earning their own income, and with that several professionals invest in being self-employed. Many professionals make fatal mistakes in their professional careers. Below is a video from the Mundo da Elétrica channel, talking about the 5 mistakes that lead to the bankruptcy of self-employed workers