Enabling trust

Trust is such an essential part of any job. Trust with your co-workers, your boss, your clients, etc. Personally, the trust that’s essential for me is client trust. Within my profession (copy editing and proofreading), I take on clients and provide them with a service. They’re the people who bring my income and work level.Continue reading “Enabling trust”

Why do editing rates matter?

When it comes to rates, it’s a minefield out there—for both writers and editors. Setting rates, finding the person who charges the right amount for you, it can be tricky to think about everything and make a confident decision. It’s important to know that there are no actual set guidelines for prices when you becomeContinue reading “Why do editing rates matter?”

The importance of continuous learning.

Within our everyday lives, we never stop learning. I often find myself saying: “You learn something new every day.” It applies to all areas of life: from the random little facts that only ever pop up in pub quizzes, to details about my partner or a friend, or even a handy new way of choppingContinue reading “The importance of continuous learning.”

What working for myself and changing my career has taught me.

This year has seen me completely swap careers and make the move to fully working for myself. Previously, I was a busy special needs teaching assistant. I’m now a detail orientated, word-loving copy editor and proofreader. This post is focused on what my career change has taught me and what I’ve loved about beginning toContinue reading “What working for myself and changing my career has taught me.”