Negotiation 101: How to get the most money and benefits at a job interview
I negotiate at every, single, dang contract so I do this pretty often, except my numbers are by the hour, and not a full salary for the year. By the hour negotiation means even giv
How to start freelancing: Part Two – Negotiating a Contract
All of my posts on this subject will be under: How to become a freelancer Now that you have a contract, CONGRATULATIONS! If you don’t have a contract, here’s how you ca
How to start freelancing: Part One – The Beginning
The most important thing about starting out as a freelancer is getting paid work. That’s it. It is easy to get work. EVERYONE wants to give you work. It is not that easy to g
Ask Sherry: What is the best investment you’ve ever made?
You asked, and I am answering every Friday once I have enough questions! You can ask any question using the form here. What is one of the best or most worthwhile investments you’
How to be more productive at work when you feel like you’re drowning in it
Have you ever heard of the Ivy Lee Method? The basic idea is as follows: At the end of each work day, write down 6 items you need to get done. The next day, concentrate on Task #1,
How to deal with insecure people when it is masked as nastiness
I’ve talked a bit about my neighbour here in this post about her shaming me for being a Working Mother but lately I’ve been thinking about why she says what she says. Here are
How to work productively at home (freelancers)
It can be tricky as an entrepreneur when you’re working at home, to actually WORK when you’re at home. In my line of work, remote work is highly discouraged and many clients wa
5 Quick Tips on Managing your Email Inbox
Lately, I have been noting down ideas of how to be the most efficient and organized even if it doesn’t look like it. Doesn’t everyone aspire to have this as their desk?
Inside a Freelancer’s Brain when Planning for Money and Budgeting
Freelancers don’t work like employees in the sense that our jobs are very unstable, but the risk that we take, means we can reap a greater reward. Although, if I were to wax
When should you quit and walk away from a high-paying but miserable job?
You know what’s hard? Saying no to money. You know what’s REALLY difficult? Saying no to really good money. I struggle with this, because obviously.. I make good money