Part of my job entails me meeting people and discussing the contributor network. This means carrying some tech with me – my phone(s), a tablet and occasionally my laptop. This means a decent-sized bag to carry it all.
There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch is a series that asks professional freelancers the questions you want to ask them. Think of it as having coffee with everyone at the same time. This week: Alexandra Kimball.
Part one of There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch, a series that asks professional freelancers the questions you want to ask them. Think of it as having coffee with everyone at the same time. Our inaugural freelancer is Danielle Da Sylva Arbuckle
One of my goals was to be published in the Globe and Mail. I’ve appeared in it before but I wanted to be published. My article, “Didn’t get that dream job? There’s still hope” was published last week. To say I’m pleased is an understatement.
When I was freelancing full-time I thought about renting a space where I could work without distractions. I have a small office space at home but it took a lot of discipline not to pop in a load of laundry whilst in the middle of an article.
It probably didn’t help that I spent most of my working hours on my couch – yes, working. Laptops are convenient that way.
The Canadian retail space isn’t very competitive. We can’t stack coupons, the sales aren’t as deep as the United States, there isn’t the variety and the only money-back option is to fill out a rebate form, mail it and hope to get a cheque within the next eight weeks, if you’re lucky.
Ebates Canada hopes to change all of that by addressing most, if not, all of these roadblocks to shopping online and adding a few incentives such as coupons and cash back – no rebates.