Knowadays Success Stories

Wherever you are in life right now, there’s a Knowadays graduate who started from a similar place. Students and retirees, new parents, and career changers – they’ve all taken our courses and found new ways of working.

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    Susan

    Transitioning to Full-Time Proofreading

    Susan works as a career development officer at a senior school, but she is working to transition into full-time proofreading with Proofed. Since completing the Becoming A Proofreader course, she has discovered the joy and freedom of self-employment.

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    Mike

    The ESL Teacher

    What could be better than a healthy work-life balance, the flexibility to meet your commitments, and the chance to work anywhere in the world? How about a career that gives you all three while fuelling your passion for English?

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    Petya

    Continued Professional Development

    Petya was working as a freelance proofreader before joining Knowadays, but she wanted to invest in her professional development to polish up her skills and push her career forward. Since qualifying from our Becoming A Proofreader course and taking her expertise to the next level, she’s continuing to find clients independently.

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    Antonia

    Finding Work During Lockdown

    Over the past year or so, we’ve seen lots of students join Knowadays after losing work during lockdown. Freelance proofreading lets you work when and where you want, so it’s the ideal job for many given the recent changes to our lives. Antonia is just one of our students bouncing back with a new career as a freelance proofreader.

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    Jane

    The Freelance Photographer

    Becoming a freelance proofreader is a great way to support any other freelance pursuits in your life. Knowadays graduate Jane is a freelance photographer who now also works with Proofed for an extra source of income.

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    Alexandra

    Proofreading for a Flexible Schedule

    Working as a freelance proofreader gives you the freedom to decide when, where, and how much you work.

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    Christina

    Setting Up a Freelance Business

    Since completing the Becoming a Proofreader course, Christina proofreads off her own back, polishing the work of clients that she finds independently. 

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    Vuyo

    Freelance Freedom

    Escaping the nine to five and enjoying complete freelance freedom is a fantasy for many. And it was for Knowadays graduate Vuyo, who was working as an accountant before COVID-19 turned his life upside down. He decided then to pursue his fantasy to live life on his own terms and found our Becoming A Proofreader course.
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    Ali

    Balancing Side Hustles

    Freelance proofreading lets you work when and where you want. As such, it is the ideal job if you’re someone who enjoys balancing side hustles. Ali needed a job he could fit around his other projects; that’s when he found the Becoming A Proofreader course.

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    Viktorie

    Reaching Career Goals

    Would you love to work in proofreading or editing but don’t know how to start on reaching your career goals? Knowadays graduate Viktorie had always wanted to work as a book editor, and when she found our Becoming A Proofreader course she knew that it was the next step to get her to where she wanted to be.

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    Jade

    Getting Back to Work

    It can be hard to get back into the swing of paid work after time away. Luckily, our proofreading course, with its work guarantee, can help. After 15 years as a full-time mum, Jade is getting back to work by becoming a freelance proofreader.

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