Finding Work

An archive of posts about finding work as a freelance proofreader. Whatever your level of experience with proofreading, we've got tips to help you track down your next job or freelance gig.

  • Why Should You Take an Online Proofreading Course?

    Why Should You Take an Online Proofreading Course?

    Jan 22, 2023

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    These days, online learning (or e-learning) is a popular type of distance learning that takes place over the internet. Over time, it’s expanded to include a wide variety of options that fit into busy lifestyles, from webinars to comprehensive virtual courses. You can find online courses on almost any subject, including proofreading and editing. In […]

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  • 5 Tips for Starting a Career in Editing with No Experience

    5 Tips for Starting a Career in Editing with No Experience

    Jan 04, 2023

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’re thinking of starting a career in editing, don’t let lack of experience put you off. All you need to launch your new career is an interest in the English language and a desire to learn. With that in mind, we’ve got 5 tips to help get you on track to becoming an editor: […]

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How to Find Work-From-Home Proofreading Jobs

  • How to Use Resume Keywords and Phrases

    Dec 30, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips

    In this digital age, it’s more important than ever to effectively recognize and use keywords. This is especially true with your resume. So, if you’re currently applying for jobs, take a few moments to read about resume keywords and how you can use them to land your dream job. What Are Resume Keywords and Phrases? […]

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  • How to Get Back to Work After a Career Break

    Dec 28, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    There are many reasons to take a career break, and whether you’ve been away for six months or six years, it can be overwhelming to think about returning to work. Restarting your career can be stressful, but with the right preparation, it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading for some helpful tips on how to […]

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  • How to Explain a Resume Gap

    Dec 24, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’ve been out of the workforce for a while and have a gap in your resume, you may be wondering how it’ll affect your job search now that you’re ready to get back to work. Long breaks between jobs are usually nothing to worry about, though, if they are handled the right way. In […]

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  • 9 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Job

    Dec 23, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    Are you considering a career change, but aren’t quite sure if it’s the right decision? Here are nine signs that you might be better off with a new career and some tips on how you can go about finding a job that’s right for you. 1. You Dread Workdays Ever get that sinking Sunday feeling?  […]

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  • 7 Websites to Help You Find Freelance Work Online

    Dec 19, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips

    There are many ways to approach finding work as a freelancer, from advertisements to word-of-mouth recommendations. In this post, we focus on finding work through freelance marketplaces and give an overview of seven popular sites that could help you find freelance work online. What is a Freelance Marketplace? Freelance marketplaces are online platforms that connect […]

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  • How Your LinkedIn Profile Can Help You Find Freelance Work

    Dec 02, 2022

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips

    There are lots of different ways that freelance professionals, including proofreaders and editors, can find work and promote themselves. In this post, we’ll look at the benefits an effective LinkedIn profile can provide when searching for freelance work. The Benefits of LinkedIn for Freelancers Unlike most other social networking platforms, LinkedIn is designed and built […]

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  • How to Pick a Niche as a Freelance Proofreader or Editor

    How to Pick a Niche as a Freelance Proofreader or Editor

    Nov 14, 2022

    • Business Tips
    • Clients
    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips

    Picking a proofreading or editing niche can help you find clients and thrive as a freelancer. But what exactly is a niche, and how can you narrow down the subjects you want to specialize in? In this blog post, we’ll answer these questions and help you find the right niche for you. What’s a Niche […]

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  • How to Become a Proofreader

    How to Become a Proofreader

    Dec 12, 2021

    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    So you want to become a proofreader? That’s great! You’ve come to the right place. We’ve helped thousands on their journey to become freelance proofreaders, and we’ve got all the advice you need to get started. Our top five tips for becoming a proofreader are to: Polish your understanding of English spelling, grammar, and punctuation. […]

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