Re: Certification -- what's in it for writers

Subject: Re: Certification -- what's in it for writers
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 18:39:01 -0700

What I would do if I had a history like that would be to gather it all together under some sort of umbrella category that establishes me as a 10-year "writer for hire," describe the services I provided and then list my companies as clients. I'd also create a chronological list of companies and projects and have it available in the event anyone seems to care.

Working the way you describe you are essentially self-employed whether you've been 1099 or W2. Make the diverse work history work for you rather than against you.

Gene Kim-Eng



----- Original Message ----- From: "William Sherman" <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>

When you have had 30 jobs to list, it has to be light, or it will be easily over 3 pages, meaning no one will read it.

Before you gasp at 30 jobs, to a contractor, this is well within reason. Six months here, three months there, and you see in 10 years you can easily have 10 to 20 jobs.

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