An Article by contributor Leila Dorari. When you think about it, everything you do for the first time, you do without experience, especially if you’re a student or a recent graduate. Freelance writing is not different. What you need is talent, some basic skills, and connections. The talent is either there or not. However, the other two are what you gain with experience. Here are a couple of tips for a successful jump-start. Write 3000 words a day To convince yourself you can do it, start doing it. Pretend you are writing a blog post. Choose several topics you enjoy … / Read more »
An infographic courtesy of Resume Writing Lab. A lot of students, as well as recent graduates, dream about freelancing. Certainly, there are quite a few benefits that make this career path attracting. Promises of flexible hours, location freedom, control over jobs, and profitability often make job seekers forget that freelance job is a job nonetheless. Thinking that Freelancing Career is a lot easier than a 9-to-5 job would be a mistake. To get to the top you will have to work a lot. There are numerous opportunities for freelancers but every single of them requires your time and hard work. … / Read more »
An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. These days everyone needs a safety net, a way to know they have job security, and many are thinking of ways to earn extra income. With the future of the economy still uncertain and good jobs hard to come by, it is important to make your own way in the world. Starting a second career as a freelancer is one of the best ways to grow your skills, enhance your earning power, learn new things, and improve your quality of life. You do not have to give up your full-time job to succeed as … / Read more »
An article by UK based contributor Sam Gatt. For lots of people, they prefer to work from the comfort of their own home. They don’t like being tied down to one company, they’d rather be free and work for who they want. So what do they do? They become a freelancer of course! There are thousands of freelance careers to choose from, here’s a look at some of the best: 1. Web Designer Everyone is looking for a website these days, so they’re going to need someone to design it. Businesses, in particular, are aware of how essential websites are becoming, … / Read more »
Is Freelancing a viable option for you? Only you can answer that question. The following infographic has been re-posted with permission. The original post can be found at http://www.graphicdesigndegreehub.com/freelancing/.