I’m that person that spent a whole lot of time in school just to take a path other than the one that seemed obvious. The result is that I make more money, have greater flexibility, and have less stress than I would otherwise. My advice for getting where you want to be includes four things.
I have no doubt that my years at the university were decisive for the career path I decided to pursue. Since the first year of college, I always tried to establish a very strong bond with the teachers. I requested book suggestions and made myself available to develop academic activities outside of the course program.
I’m Caz. I work with a small group of highly-skilled, technically minded people as the Project Coordinator for Brightec. We design and develop bespoke mobile apps for iOS, Android and web, working with clients in industries such as e-commerce, e-learning, finance and travel. So how did I get a project coordinator job? I’m stubborn, it’s
How was your University time? I have enjoyed six years of law, with the first four years sitting in the government faculty, philosophy and sociology — the last two I have focused more on professional skills and applying some of the theoretical knowledge accumulated. For me university years were terrific, I have enjoyed the privilege
I got started in broadcasting by accident. I studied commercial music in school and played in a band on the side, so I took a broadcasting class in hope of getting a job on the campus radio station and playing my own music on the air. I found out that it’s illegal to do this
How was your University time? I loved all of my undergrad, graduate and post-doctoral studies. In high school, I was a bit of an oddity as I had a double major in math and also minored in art. In college I published a pencil sketch in a literary journal that was part of a poem.
Thinking about a career that involves freelance writing? Have questions on how to become a freelance writer? You have many options. You can write for a magazine or another publication. You can write books or screenplays. Or you can choose the same route I did: commercial freelance writing, where your client is a business
Three months ago, I was laid off from my job of 14 years as a writer/producer for a global media company. This did not come as a surprise and I completely understood why the company let me go. We had undergone a merger, work groups were consolidated, and I was one of many people who
If you are someone who’s looking for quick tips on a quick win, this is not something you would want to read. However, if you belong to any one of the following bunch, read on and let me be part of your motivation to get you to somewhere beyond your imagination. Underdog Didn’t have the
The world as your office Don’t dream your live but live your dreams! 3 years ago I quit my job as an online marketer. A great job in tourism industry, a position with career opportunities, flexible working hours and fun colleagues. For me that was not enough… I took a new turn and escaped from