It may seem a bit strange that a freelancer, who is running a business, is preparing a resume to present him or herself to a client, much like someone who is applying for a job would do.
If your goal is to stand out from other freelance writers who are applying for the same gig, you need to spend some time thinking about yourself and the skills and abilities that you bring to the table. You will have included this information on your resume, so that a prospective client can find out something about you and the kind of work you have done in the past. To provide the reader with more information about you, include achievements in your resume. What achievements, you may be asking yourself. Think back through the jobs you have had and try [Read more…]
I like to check out the search terms that bring readers to this blog, and I’ve noticed that the question of how to show your freelance writing jobs on a resume comes up often. Showing your freelance work on a resume can be a bit challenging, especially if you are doing ghost writing and don’t want to reveal your clients’ names. Some clients would prefer not to reveal that they hire freelancers to work for them and so you need to find a way to tell a prospective client about your freelance writing experience without revealing too much information. Listing [Read more…]