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Perfect your elevator pitch

How many times have you been approached at a meet up or networking event with a question – ‘what do you do’? I wince at this question.  It’s very difficult to say what you do when your independent career is varied.  Many of us have ‘slash careers’, when you have a number of different hats.  […]

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How to create a killer freelance profile

Having spent a good few weekends honing my freelance profile (that’s a resume for our US friends!) I thought I’d share some of my killer tips for getting your freelance profile right. When you freelance, you’re always on the look out for new clients and your profile is at the heart of that search.  It’s […]

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It takes all sorts

Are freelancers and independents simply a bunch of misfits?  Well yes and no.  But we’re happy like that, aren’t we? We are continually amazed at the sheer diversity of freelance talent around us here at KindredHQ. Is there anything that binds us together?  We wondered what would happen if you were recruiting for someone with […]

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Telling your story

A funny thing happened recently.  I was asked for a recent copy of my CV (that’s resume for our US readers!) If you are freelance, you probably can’t remember the last time you were asked for your resume.  It’s much more likely that you have been asked for your Linkedin profile, or a link to […]

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