It might sound counterintuitive (in other words, a daft idea) to write to prospective clients on paper, through the Royal… Read more Pitching for business as a freelancer: is hard copy letter better than email?
My earlier posts about euphemisms used by recruiters got a lot of views so I’m always on the lookout for… Read more More comedy from the job boards: some amusing mis-uses of English in recruitment ads
A lively debate about the merits of shorthand as a journalistic tool has been raging on Linked In recently, with… Read more Shorthand: a vital skill for a journalist, or an old-fashioned waste of time?
My previous post on the subject of hilarious euphemisms used by recruiters for journalism-related jobs got a great response and… Read more More creative euphemisms used by recruiters to obtain their dream candidate
Having spent yesterday afternoon with a multimedia journalist friend who patiently tried to coach me on the basics of audio… Read more Audio editing, graphic design, SEO, website construction… why journalists are now expected to be rocket scientists