Wish you could skip the interview part of a position and fast-forward to actually doing the work and getting paid? Sadly, that probably won’t happen. That’s why even the most confident, seasoned candidates can benefit from a periodic interview tune-up.
Fellow freelancers, this applies to us, too. Working independently involves interviewing for new gigs throughout the year. And if you’re not landing as many jobs as you’d like, chances are you need to polish your interviewing skills.
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So, you want to use your (professional) powers for good? You’re not alone. Most of us long for work that’s meaningful in some way.
Conveniently enough, you don’t have to switch to the nonprofit sector or become a full-time volunteer to do more good in the world (unless you want to, of course). Freelancing offers a great way to apply your professional skills to worthy causes and organizations that can use a hand.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a budding or seasoned solo worker or someone with a d...
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