Once you are qualified your priority is to find work for yourself. You have two options depending on what kind of security you want and what kind of say you want in who you work for, when you work and how much you work.
If you want security you should try to get a salaried position within a company as a proofreader. This way you’ll have the stability of knowing you have a regular stream of income. But, there are not many full-time proofreading positions and most proofreaders tend to work freelance.
If you wish to work freelance you’ll have to build up a fairly large client list to support yourself but, finding work is not as difficult as it may seem. There are a number of ways you can let people know that your proofreading services are on offer:
If you want to learn more about proofreading and how you can become a full or part-time proofreader to earn some extra money or proofread your own work, request a free brochure about our course today!
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