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Salaries and Skills
Foreign Language Skills See High Demand in Legal Market
Mastering a foreign language not only can be useful when you're on vacation — it also can enhance your legal career. Bilingual lawyers are in strong demand, according to a recent survey of attorneys from Robert Half Legal. Learn which language skills are most desirable for lawyers and legal support staff
How to Build Your Own Brand as a Freelancer
Do potential clients evaluate your talent and skill based on your personal brand identity? You bet.
How to Boost Your Creativity: Q&A with Jim Krause
The daily grind can cause creative muscles to atrophy. Build them back up with Jim Krause's D30: Exercises for Designers.
Emotional Font Mapping: Fonts for Every Feeling
Inspired by a friend who recently had her aura read (it was some shade of blue), I wondered what font one's aura – or mood (I'm not sure I've got the time or cosmic energy to define "aura" in the context of typeface) – would be. But being the multi-faceted humans we are, our moods shift about as frequently as I imagine an aura reader's aura-reading explanations do. In other words, quite often.
Freelance Tip: Put 'Slow Time' to Work for You
True story: I agreed several months ago to write this blog post. And then I got busy, unexpectedly so, and the article slid to the back burner. Now, with a quieter workload, I'm able to get the project done.