The Importance of Money Conversations Among Freelancers

I only realized how underpaid I was after I left my 9-to-5 job and started to open up with people about what they make, what their experience level was, and what the industry standard dictated. Now, I’m in a position, as a freelancer, to start asking for what I’m worth and choosing to work for and with people that respect what I bring to the table.

There’s only one way to do that: start talking shop with your freelancing colleagues.

What Social Media Free Sundays Have Taught Me

One day a week to stay off social media has been totally doable and easy to fit into my schedule without serious FOMO. Yes, social media is necessary for my job - I literally write social media content for others and I share about what I’m doing in my business. But, I do not have to be on it all the time to see the benefits of sharing what I’m up to. 

A Trial Run As A Copywriter

This week was a trial run at focusing solely on writing and ditching the editing. I decided to do this because I was feeling stretched too thin, and I was frustrated that I didn’t have the mental capacity to focus on my own creative projects.

3 Things To Ditch in Your Resumé Update

Before you sit down at your laptop to update your resumé, you should know that a few things have changed. Besides modernizing the format of your resumé and including all your latest achievements, you should first remove 3 things. 

Here’s the top 3 things that you need to ditch in your resumé update and why. 

How To Better Sell Yourself in Your University Application

The personal statement is a key piece of your university application, and one that often doesn’t get the attention it deserves. This piece of writing is your chance to sell yourself to the university of your dreams. It’s your only real opportunity to talk yourself up and explain why you are such a catch on your university application.

So here are my top three tips for a rocking personal statement to get your university application to the top of the pile!

5 Ways To Stop Being Fancy

To explain where my frustration lies I’d like to direct your attention back to an old Friends episode, where Joey is writing a letter of recommendation to the adoption agency. Instead of writing that his friends have “giant hearts” he writes that they have “oversized aortic pumps.” This is what happens when you go a little crazy with the thesaurus, my friends.