Friday, August 13, 2010
Monday, August 9, 2010
Four Freelance Women Finalists in Awards
Four local freelancing women have been selected as Finalists in The Remote Worker Awards, in association with BT Business.
Emma Cossey and Rahel Peirce both from Reading, Berkshire are competing against Jane Rimmer from Binfield, and Billie Wootton from Bracknell for the title of PCG Freelancer Award, which highlighted freelancing as a lucrative and rewarding career.
The Remote Worker Awards appealed to hundreds of eager entrants around the UK. Home workers, remote workers, freelance consultants, and wannabe entrepreneurs who dream of winning a new home based franchise and internet business, have all given inspiring accounts of why they should win this Award.
There has been a range of skills with enterprising individuals, who have forged a career for themselves using their expertise in consultation to help other businesses grow. They have show the judges reasons to choose them as the most engaging freelance consultancy.
The Finalists Are:
Emma Cossey, Reading
Emma Cossey became a freelancer in April 2009, and has since managed to take on a variety of roles simultaneously, including social media consultant for Chocolates for Chocoholics, production assistant for Miramus (dealing with clients like AOL and Aigua Media) and writer for an assortment of popular blogs and websites.
Rahel Takle-Peirce, Reading
Rahel Takle-Peirce has been creating specific abstract designs over 20 years to bring inspiration and beauty spontaneously using her historical culture of Ethiopia. Her unique intricate art reflects years of international influence including work in psychiatry. She is able to capture the spirit of the individual using inherent emotional colours.
Jane Rimmer, Binfield
As an IT industry marketing veteran, Jane decided to set up a marketing consultancy business that would enable her to maintain a better work life balance and remain at the forefront of new technology innovation. She has achieved both and has gained a bevy of clients over the past five years.
Billie Wootton, Bracknell
Billie Wootton is a Graphic Designer who works with companies to give them a consistent and quality identity throughout their corporate literature. Working freelance enables her to tailor her services to suit her client, providing design services for those that don't have an in house team. Her passion lies within creatively translating their message into visual communication.
They now compete against other finalists at the winning ceremony, which will be held at The Grand Connaught Rooms in London.
Award winning website, Remote Employment, Google’s No 1 job site for flexible and home based jobs, launched The Remote Worker Awards in association with BT Business to highlight how home working and remote working benefits the British public and their working life.