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1/ As you plan to relocate to Canada as a permanent resident, “settlement funds” and other “monies” are required for processing (e.g. IELTS, PNP EOI, Police Report, ICA, etc).

If you are like me and don’t have rich parents, you will have to hack our way through.

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2/ I know these are tough times and exchange rate is not smiling. Therefore, your plan to save up may be looking bleaky. So, hacking your savings through remote work or freelancing opportunities around the world to help you save up, should be considered as a plan. #RoadToCanada
Due to Covid-19 lockdown, digital skills and remote jobs opportunities are rising in areas such as Content Writing and Editing, Graphics Design, Web And App Development, Project Management, Digital Marketing, Online Course Development, Social Media Management and so on. #Hacking
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Freelancers: how long you need to execute the *work* and long it will take to complete the *project* are two different things.

It might take me 2 weeks *worth of hours* to do the work, but that might be stretched over 4 weeks of actual calendar time.

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This is a fundamental mistake most freelancers don't even realize they're making. Yet, it frequently results in misaligned expectations.

You've got to communicate this key difference to your clients. The timeline in your proposal should be TOTAL estimated calendar time. (2/4)
On any given #freelance project, you've got to account for delays, revisions, communication, downtime, and weekends. If your timeline estimate doesn't factor in these variables in some way, you're setting you and your client up for a stressful situation or even failure. (3/4)
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It's a full house here despite the weather, but no one will be turned away at 30 John St/@MadeinNY for @aajanewyork panel talking #journalism, #layoffs, #freelancing, and more!
When laid off, it's ok to take your time to get your bearings, rejuvenate, focus on you. Also ok to keep sending out resumes and networking if that helps you process & grieve. #aaja #journalism #layoffs #freelancing
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Economics of Freelancing panel at the ready! @aajanewyork @cessemi @shakofilm @andrewseng_ @juliapshu
Some facts about #freelancing #freelancelife. Challenges + benefit: we always have to keep producing and creating. @aajanewyork #aajafreelance
"You've got to be a go-getter, a hustler." - @shakofilm Cold pitch. Go to networking events. Have patience. Keep networkimg. A lot of work comes via networks, catch-22 tough to start w/o portfolio or connect w communities e.g. @aajanewyork #aajafreelance. #freelancing
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