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3 Easy Ways to Turn Freelance Work into More Freelance Work

As a freelance creative professional, business development is your most essential activity – and probably your most challenging. Researching new opportunities, connecting with prospects and doing all the follow-up can be difficult and time-consuming. Here's how to make it easier.

Resumania™: Keep Salary Requirements Out of Your Resume

Here’s some career advice you can bank on: Don’t include your salary requirements in your resume unless an employer specifically requests that information in the job posting. Mentioning compensation can come across as presumptuous. In addition, you could put yourself at a disadvantage later if the job pays more than the salary you list. Plus, money is not everything.

Career Q&A: Interview Follow Up 101

In this Career Q&A, a reader wants to know how to follow up on a job interview without coming across as annoying or desperate.

6 Presentation Styles

The pitch. It's the big moment in any creative professional's life. The chemistry meeting went well. You have a handle on the brand. They asked for a big idea.

Resumania™: Certain Resume Mistakes are Impossible to Overlook

While it is true that a single typo on your resume can damage your chances of landing a job interview, all errors are not created equal. For example, if you’re a strong candidate with highly marketable skills, a hiring manager might be willing to ignore the fact that you wrote to instead of too.

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