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Starting out as a freelancer

Surviving redundancy

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In the last ‘recession’ I was been made redundant thrice. Here’s a tale about surviving redundancy. Yes. Thrice. A hat trick of doom as I jovially call it. As morale-beating as this can be, the crucial thing is not that you were made redundant but how you react and what you bounce back with as a platform to success. The first time I ... Read More »

How to find new clients as a freelance strategist

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The grail… winning new clients. Here’s Strat-Talking’s take on how to find new clients as a freelance strategist. New clients are the grail for all strategy consultants and freelancers alike – we thrive off of our pitch wins (for clients, for ourselves and for agencies we partner with)… but how can we best identify who we should be targeting and how ... Read More »

5 freelancing mistakes and how to avoid them

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Don’t Make These 5 Freelancing Mistakes We have to admit that a lot of freelancing careers end in a disaster due to mistakes. Mistakes do happen and you can chalk it up to experience. However, mistakes that happen often should never happen again. In fact there are common freelancing mistakes that freelancers do that cost them their jobs. Don’t fall for the common ... Read More »

Methodologies to Negotiate a Salary as a New Grad

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Methodologies to Negotiate a Salary as a New Grad We often hear that employers are willing to negotiate a salary with job applications, especially when these applicants are students. However, the problem is not the employer but the student who’s afraid to negotiate. In an attempt to get the new job they feel intimidated due to their lack of experience. ... Read More »