If you’re looking for more work opportunities these days, you’ll want to register for the CFG’s upcoming webinar How to Find WorkThis online event happens on Wednesday, October 21st from 7:30pm to 8:30pm Eastern Time.

One of the first member benefits the Canadian Freelance Guild established after being formed in April of this year was The Job Bank. CFG members Robyn Roste and Rachel Sanders scour their sources for full- and part-time work, contracts, gigs, calls for pitches, remote working opportunities and more, covering the many different fields in which our members work. They have already posted 40 pages of possibilities to The Job Bank since the middle of April. They will share their search techniques and provide some advice on responding to the opportunities found in The Job Bank.

Lesley Evans Ogden is adept at seeking out international clients for her ideas and will share tips on how to find and appeal to those clients.

This webinar is also your opportunity to share both your successes and the challenges you’ve had during these rapidly changing times.

Rachel Sanders has freelanced in print and audio journalism for nearly two decades. She has written about Canadian arts and culture, education, labour, and the environment for CBC News, CBC Arts online, The Toronto Star, Postmedia News, The Tyee, and The Georgia Straight. She has won and been nominated for a number of awards, including the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Landsberg Award for reporting on women’s equality issues in Canada.  She has been the editor of Story Board, the CFG’s blog for freelancers, since 2012.

Robyn Roste is a professional writer, marketer and podcast editor. She has spent more than a decade working at an international non-profit, first as a blogger and now as a marketing manager, where she also oversees a media agency. In addition, her freelance writing business provides content marketing and journalism services, with clients ranging from agencies, newspapers, and small businesses to authors, bloggers, and entrepreneurs.

Lesley Evans Ogden is a freelance multimedia science journalist based in the burbs of Vancouver. Producing work internationally, she writes about everything from deadly viruses to dinosaurs, often probing the intersections of environment, health, human rights, and policy. Her by-line appears in BBC Future, Natural History, Scientific American, Aeon, BioScience, New Scientist, National Geographic and many others. She was also the creator, writer and co-director of “Stay at Home Animal Dads,” for CBC’s The Nature of Things.

 

This webinar is free for CFG members, and $25 for non-members. It is part of our Business of Freelancing Webinar Series.

Register for the webinar How To Find Work right here.  

You can find more information about the cost and benefits of membership in the CFG right here.

The link to the Zoom webinar will be sent to you via email about half an hour before the start time. Please check your spam or junk folders if you can’t find the email, and contact organizer@canadianfreelanceguild.ca if you haven’t received the link 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. 

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