Category Archives: Design
In today’s post on getting to grips with your graphic design gofer (that’s Canva, rather than me, just to clarify), we’re going to talk about using it to produce some PDFs. Which PDFs? Specifically your CV and your pricing proposals. I’m guessing you use both of these document types regularly, so they’re pretty important.
I’m guessing they’re pretty boring too.
Now, whether they’re boring for you to produce or look at….that’s your business (and no judging if it’s the latter), but they don’t actually have to be either of these things.
They can be documents you’re proud of.
I like things to look good.
Yeah, I know it’s superficial. I know it makes me sound shallow. But I can’t help it. I think style and substance can go hand-in-hand. Actually, I think they should. I always hated those movies where women (it was usually women) were dowdified to signify that they were smart. Read More
I’ve been chatting to some other freelancers recently about the subject of cover letters and CVs and, basically, it came down to a “Do you or don’t you” question. I think that for applications to agencies, it’s absolutely a “do” situation; you’ll need to give a short summary of your experience and attach your CV to the email. Read More