Skills and Experience

  • Do You Need Qualifications to Work as a Proofreader?

    Do You Need Qualifications to Work as a Proofreader?

    Aug 29, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    Here at Knowadays, people often ask us whether you need qualifications to become a proofreader. The short answer is no. Qualifications are a great bonus, but the only things you really need to become a professional proofreader are knowledge, skills, and experience. In this post we’ll discuss the skills you need to be a proofreader, […]

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  • 3 Important Soft Skills That AI Can’t Replace

    3 Important Soft Skills That AI Can’t Replace

    Aug 07, 2023

    • AI
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    As the technology behind AI becomes more and more advanced, concerns about the advantages AI might have over human workers are increasing. But in contrast to humans, AI programs tend to be lacking in soft skills – non-technical skills that are developed through experience and can be applied across a range of jobs. In this […]

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7 Freelance Writing Skills You Need to Succeed

  • How to Become a Technical Editor

    Jul 31, 2023

    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    A technical editor reviews documents written in a technical area, for example, science, health care, engineering, and technology. They work alongside a technical writer to ensure that the text is clear, comprehensive, and error-free and that the language and formatting are consistent throughout. The duties of the technical editor vary depending on the industry, but […]

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  • How to Become a Freelance Writer

    Jul 28, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    With more and more people enjoying the benefits of freelancing, you might be wondering how you can take the plunge into a freelance career yourself. Freelance writing is a popular choice, as it offers a huge variety of potential projects and the chance to turn your passion into a flexible career. Even better, you can […]

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  • What Does a Freelance Writer Do?

    Jul 26, 2023

    • Freelance Tips
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’re thinking of going freelance, you might be contemplating a career as a freelance writer. But what exactly does a freelance writer do? We explain what freelance writing is, the types of writing work freelancers do, and what a freelance writer’s process might look like. What Is Freelance Writing? Freelance writing is the process […]

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  • How to Start a New Career at 50 (and Beyond)

    Jul 24, 2023

    • Finding Work
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    Starting a new career can seem like an intimidating challenge at any stage of life, especially if you’re 50 or above. Luckily, there are ways to make a change regardless of your age. Why Start a New Career at 50? For many over 50s, changing careers can be daunting. After all, you may have spent […]

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  • 7 of the Best Jobs for People Who Like to Read

    Jul 19, 2023

    • Finding Work
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    Do you have a passion for reading and want to turn it into a career? If the answer is yes, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’ll discuss the best jobs for people who like to read and how Knowadays can help jumpstart your new career.  We’ll take you through some […]

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  • How to Offer Formatting Services as a Proofreader or Editor

    Jul 05, 2023

    • Finding Work
    • Formatting
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    Offering formatting services can be an opportunity for you, a proofreader or editor, to expand your client base and increase your business earnings. However, before offering these services, you’ll want to ensure that you’re proficient in basic or advanced formatting tasks so you can accurately scope and promote your services and deliver a quality product. […]

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  • 5 Flexible Jobs Where You Can Work Alone

    5 Flexible Jobs Where You Can Work Alone

    Jun 28, 2023

    • Finding Work
    • How To Become A Freelancer
    • Skills and Experience

    Are you interested in finding jobs where you can work alone? If you like to work in a peaceful, quiet environment, and prefer your own company to that of others, then you’re in luck. Work-from-home employment is becoming increasingly common as society shifts away from the traditional 9–5 in-office routine. In this post, we’ll: What […]

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  • 5 Reasons Why AI Won’t Replace Proofreaders and Editors

    5 Reasons Why AI Won’t Replace Proofreaders and Editors

    Jun 05, 2023

    • AI
    • Finding Work
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    If you’re considering a career as a freelance proofreader or editor, you may be wondering how the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) writing tools will impact your business. And while the landscape of this technology is always evolving, AI is not likely to replace proofreaders and editors anytime soon. In this blog post, we […]

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