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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    Orla

    The Yoga Teacher

    If you’re already doing freelance work, proofreading can be a great way to supplement your income from other projects. Speaking of flexibility, let’s check in with Knowadays graduate and yoga teacher Orla!
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    Pam

    Continued Professional Development

    No matter how long you’ve been proofreading, completing extra training is a great way to contribute to your continued professional development. To find out how this works, we spoke to professional proofreader Pam.

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    Aleks

    The Engineer

    If you have a passion for reading and are looking for some variety in your working day, becoming a proofreader can be a great way to supplement your main income. To find out more about how this works, we spoke to Aleks.

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    Helen

    Overcoming Redundancy

    While losing a job can be tough, it might also be a chance to make an exciting career change. Our Becoming A Proofreader course offers comprehensive proofreading training and guaranteed work for anyone who earns a passing grade of 80% or more. This makes it perfect for anyone looking to overcome redundancy – which is exactly what Helen did!
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    Khadijah

    The Creative Writing Student

    Becoming a freelance proofreader can be a great way for students to gain skills for a career in editing. Khadijah took our Becoming A Proofreader course while obtaining her degree in creative writing and English.
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    Britta

    Homeschooling During COVID-19

    Life for working parents can be hectic enough as it is, and throwing a pandemic into the mix certainly doesn’t make things easier! However, recent Becoming A Proofreader graduate Britta found freelance proofreading the perfect way to balance her career with home-schooling her kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Sue

    From Homemaking to Proofreading

    Sue lives in Lincolnshire in the UK and decided to become a proofreader after being a homemaker for 16 years. But how has she found the transition from homemaking to proofreading? We caught up with her to find out.
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    Maddy

    Proofreading for Quality of Life

    Freelance proofreading works around your lifestyle, making it a great career choice if health or mobility issues limit your capacity to take on physically demanding work. To see how this can improve your quality of life, we’ve spoken to recent Knowadays graduate Maddy, who is happy to have found a career path that works for her.

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    Denise

    Take Control of Your Work Hours

    One benefit of freelancing is that you can choose your own work hours. If you’re tired of the daily routine in your current job, then, Knowadays can help you take back control. To prove it, we’ve spoken to Denise, a recent graduate of our Becoming A Proofreader course.
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    Myra

    Academic Proofreading

    Academic writing, from student essays to published research, is a major source of work for freelance proofreaders. And the Becoming A Proofreader course is a great way to get into academic proofreading. To find out how this works, we spoke to Myra, a Knowadays graduate who is now pursuing her dream of working as an academic proofreader.
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    Rachel

    The Proofreading Career Convert

    Although Rachel had a job in retail, she knew it wasn’t what she wanted to do forever. The trouble was, she wasn’t certain what she did want to do forever. So she looked to her love of reading, took the initiative, and trained to become a professional proofreader.
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