Notes from the TLK panel discussion
Yesterday I took part in a panel discussion for students from the AUCB looking to get into the world of freelancing alongside Gellan Watt and Hayley Potter, for those that weren’t there here is a copy of the question slides:
I promised to write a quick blog to link to some of the things I mentioned
(in no particular order…)
Networking events locally for web/creative folks:
Software that I love and use:
- Customer database system – Capsule CRM*
- Accounts – FreeAgentCentral*
Books I mentioned:
The top tip of what interviewers are looking for from Ernie Robinson my old boss at Eldridge Pope:
“Can you do it, Will you do it & Will you fit in”
– wise words that stuck with me that I’ve kept in my mind as both an interviewee and interviewer!
If I’ve missed anything, please leave a comment and I’ll add it!
UPDATED 14/12/11: A handy set of bullet point notes from Phil Hawkins