Thursday, July 14, 2005

Profile of a Freelance Writer

Today's entry is our monthly "Freelance Success Story." This series features first-hand accounts of successful freelancers. We hope you find them useful -- and inspirational.

Profile of a Freelance Writer
by Lisa Beyer

I'm a freelance writer, and I specialize in Human Resources communications, such as employee newsletters, enrollment guides, summary plan descriptions...anything a corporation can use to communicate effectively with employees about their benefits and compensation.

Background: For the first 20 years of my career, I worked in public relations in Chicago, for a hospital consortium, for a large chemical company as the manager of employee communications and with Hewitt Associates, a large HR Consulting firm. I also freelanced for a year, mostly doing features for the Chicago Tribune and my local paper.

We moved to Georgia and I had a couple of not too exciting jobs, so I decided to try my hand at freelancing again. I've had a liver transplant and though my health is actually really good, I got tired of commuting, being away from home for long hours, etc. My work is done at home through email, fax, phone and the Internet. That was four years ago and my income waivers between $22,000 and $50,000 annually.

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