If you need to create samples, use this list to jump start your brainstorming. Target your desired audience. If you want a job creating soft skills training, create customer service samples. If you love software training, create that kind of samples.
While some recruiters and others assume consulting is a “backup plan,” this is my preferred way of working.
I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging
I don’t do very much to actively seek out clients; most of my clients find me. Here are my recommendations for becoming visible to clients.
Last month, I earned my badge for Instructional Design: Goal- or Problem-Based Scenarios [ID(GPS+)] from
Use this time tracking template to record how long you spend on each task in the instructional design process. This makes it easier for future time estimates and simplifies invoicing.
What is your hourly rate as an instructional designer? What do you make if you’re a full-time salaried employee? These resources show rates and salaries from different sources.
Last month, a reader named Jackie asked me a number of thoughtful questions about transitioning
I’ve gotten some great tips from others working as independent consultants or freelance instructional designers
In August, I quit my job as a long-term contractor at Cisco to officially make