Career Advice

Staying Focused While Working From Home

Working from home can be distracting even when we’re not in the midst of a pandemic,

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Freelancing? Here’s How to Keep Your Income Steady During the Pandemic

Your freelance career was buzzing along and COVID-19 happened. Suddenly some work from regular clients dried

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How to Cover Business Stories From Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the news media environment. Many companies have closed their newsrooms

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Passive Investment for Journalists

What is Passive Investing? The first step in understanding passive investing, is to understand active investing.

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Get your story on the map: 3 online mapping tools

Maps are so common that we forget the value and wealth of information they provide. Location

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Develop a Specialty Outside of Journalism

For years, on the occasional request for advice from someone who wanted to get into reporting,

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Tips on How to Approach Financial Journalism

I’ve mentioned before the advantages for reporting of having knowledge of a functional silo within business.

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How to Track Down (Almost) Anyone’s Email

Whether you’re pitching a freelance story to a new-to-you editor or contacting sources to schedule interviews, you

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There’s Still Time for Your Readers to Save on 2019 Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) enacted into law in December 2017 introduced the most

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Create Your Digital Go Kit

Most of us live and work in a mobile world and in business reporting, there’s often

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