As a freelance writer, you have so many job options out there. However, the availability of possibilities goes both ways. Employers also receive a lot of resumes of aspiring and experienced freelance writers who want that job position. The freelance economy is growing and more and more writers opt for freelancing as their career choice.
The question that probably popped in your mind by now is: What can I do to stand out as a freelance writer?
You want to excel in your career. You want new writing projects. And, you want to present yourself as the right choice. One of the useful techniques that can help you in your freelance writer career is optimizing your CV. Why is optimization important? Because it will determine whether the employer will skim your CV and toss it in the “Don’t call” pile or they will schedule an interview with you.
With that being said, here are a few useful tips that will help you optimize your CV and make a great first impression on potential employers.
Customize the CV
Sending out the same old CV to all employers is the easiest option. No one can disagree with that. But is it effective?