Unmotivated? These 6 Tips Will Help Jump Start Your Freelance Grind!

Freelancing as a full-time or part-time endeavor is hard, any way you cut it. Working in a gig economy as a writer, editor, marketer or in another field, where projects ebb and flow can be challenging. And at times, these circumstances can make it hard to stay motivated. Keeping your clients happy, maintaining the quality…

Hot Jobs in San Francisco

Ready to cross the Golden Gate bridge and take over the media industry of the Bay Area? From rolling hills, to fogy mornings, and cable cars, San Francisco is home to major companies including Levi Strauss & Co., Gap Inc., Square, Inc., Airbnb, Weebly, Yelp, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Lyft, Mozilla, Wikimedia Foundation, and Craigslist. There…

10 Questions That Transform Interviews Into Productive Conversations

Have you ever been in a very awkward conversation? Like, just painfully awkward? Do you also remember the feeling after walking away from that conversation? You were probably relieved that it was over. You probably felt flustered or frustrated because it was uncomfortable, and you didn’t know if it was because of you, or because…

Hot Jobs in Advertising

“Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief.” – Leo Burnett Do you have the creative wit, writing skills and technical savviness to catapult a brand to the next level? If so, check out these new openings in the advertising field.   Campaign Manager American Media New…

4 Things Writers Need to Know About Fact-checking

Editors want a lot of things from writers, but there’s one thing they never want: factual errors. When an editor sees one mistake, she naturally assumes more will follow. For a freelance writer, that’s clearly bad news. “These days I have such a small pocket of money for freelancers that I don’t want to waste…

5 Ways to Get Yourself to Think Outside of the Box

After a long day of writing and editing, your creative juices are most likely depleted. If you work in the writing industry, day-to-day deadlines can get you down, give you writer’s block, and leave you physically and emotionally drained. But, in order to come up with killer pitches, deliver awesome stories and ultimately impress your…

Does Your Right to Free Speech Extend to the Workplace?

Most employees think they know the basics of illegal or unjust termination. For example, being fired because you’re a person of color, a woman, a muslim or a Nazi is illegal, right? Wrong. One of these things is not like the other, and ‘unfortunately’ being a white supremacist could leave you jobless. But wait, this…

13 LinkedIn Tips To Unlock Opportunities

Here is a bold (but true) statement for anybody out there seeking a new job. If you are looking for a job and you are still not active on LinkedIn, you are behind. As you read this article, you are literally missing out on opportunities by not having LinkedIn. Or, if you have a profile…

How To Pitch: EatingWell

Circulation: 1 million Frequency: 6x/year Background: Armed with informative articles, tasty recipes, and photos of decadent (yet healthy) meals, Eating Well is a celebration of food. “Where good health meets good taste” is the publication’s tagline and perfectly encapsulates its mission of helping readers learn more about the food they eat so that they can……

Hot Jobs for Creative People

Calling all creatives! From graphic design to UX & UI and production to video if you’re looking for a position to utilize those creative juices we’ve pulled out 10 of our favorite innovative jobs.   Creative Director Desert Publications, Inc. Palm Springs, California Apply to the Creative Director Job Designer Accord Media New York City, New York Apply…

8 Ways to Move Up Faster In Your Marketing Career

Let’s pretend for a second that you’re the marketing coordinator at your company, and you have been for a year and 11 months. You feel like you’ve been doing a great job. You’ve been getting great reviews, your supervisors are pleased, people like you and you received the standard 3-4% salary increase at your one…

How to Start Your Career in Event Planning [INFOGRAPHIC]

To many, event planning sounds like a dream job with endless possibilities. You can execute someone’s vision for the most important day of their life as a wedding planner or help fundraise for a meaningful cause as a nonprofit event planner. You can plan meetings for corporations or organize conventions for cosplayers. The options are…

12 Hot Jobs in Washington, D.C.

If you’ve always wanted to work in our nation’s capital, or if you work there now and are looking for a change, now might be the perfect time to make your move. There are tons of media jobs in Washington, D.C. to be had and they’re all on our job board. Below, find a list of…