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Becoming a contracts professional

The comments on ‘The Role of a Contract Manager’ continue to grow and recently Ben Edwards made the following observation:

What I’d like to see more of if the professional recognition and development of Contractor side Contract Managers who receive little or no focus. 255 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Why I Decided to No Longer Be a Professional Drummer (Part 1)

Are you ready?! Well you better be, because it’s the promised day! For the past couple of weeks, I stated that I would tell the story of why I dropped the idea of professional drumming. 1,696 more words

Life Lesson

Why do I need to be a member of a Union as well as a member of a Professional Association?

Mariella Reina qualified as a BSL interpreter in 2008. She feels strongly about the need for the interpreting profession to always demonstrate integrity, and to be united in pulling together to effect positive change. 373 more words


When I Grow Up

Whenever I talk to a good friend of mine – less frequently these days, and more often on Skype - he always asks me where I see myself in five years. 652 more words


the day that I might have paint for meals

I shot my thoughts like bullets, and people seem to be more amused when I take the gun out than boring them with my loquaciousness. Many things have been running around my mind and I try to make each of them reach the end of the marathon. 336 more words


Did You Know?...(8)

  • A great number of teachers are ‘unhappy’ in their jobs.
  • Harris Interactive conducted a survey for Metlife that found that public school teachers’ job satisfaction has reached plummeting levels as reported by the Metlife Survey of the American Teacher.
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Best Tips for Freelance Writers

Best Tips for Freelance Writers

By Debi Rideout

Being a freelance writer has some really wonderful perks, but it can also be a really challenging profession. 472 more words