Working from Home Starter Pack: Freelancing 101

off the day. That’s how a decently good day should start like, and that could be your reality if being a freelancer is what you hanker for, a more flexible work schedule and many other perks await. Freelancing, like SOHO or piecework, offers freedom and flexibility. You’re your own boss, everything is in your control. You get to say enough is enough. Unlike typical desk jobs, freelancing allows you to choose the type of work you do, who... Read more


Freelancers in 2020: Top 8 Most Lucrative Industries

Hey there, we’re coming to the end of a magnificent decade. Bid farewell to 2019 and hello 2020! 2019 was a whirlwind of a year: a bumpy one for the world, but for the freelancing industry, it’s undoubtedly rewarding. Thanks to the Internet, with one simple click, you’re connected with the world and surrounded by an unprecedented lot of information and opportunities that can blow your mind. In 2019, we saw a proliferated growth in the freelancing... Read more


Qualities/Tips For a Successful Freelancer

3 Qualities For a Successful Freelancer It’s cliche to think that freelancing is only for stay-at-home parents who aren't able to commit to a full-time job; or introverted individuals, who’d rather sit at home alone without expending effort to build camaraderie with their colleagues. In fact, freelancing has now become a lifestyle by choice, ushering in a new life of mobility and versatility. In the previous Freelancing 101 , CakeResume covered a series of freelancing... Read more


想要成為自由工作者?別急,先花 5 分鐘了解優缺點和未來發展

相較於一般正職的工作者,工作型態更加的自由 (如:工作時間、工作地點等),職務內容也更加的多元。 SOHOSOHO 族: SOHO (Small Office Home Office) 源於美國,原意為小型居家辦公室。SOHO 族最主要的特徵在於,他們透過網路、電... Read more


Why Every Professional Should Have A Personal Website

When it comes to finding a job or internship, it can be difficult to set yourself apart from the sea of resumes and cover letters, while still remaining professional. Having a personal website - which often features your bio, contact information and portfolio - is a great strategy to showcase your work and to help you stand out from other candidates. Still not convinced? Here are five reasons why you should create a personal website for your dream career! 1. It Makes... Read more


Your CV - Gearing Up for Grad School

Planning to apply for grad school? Although not all grad schools require you to submit a curriculum vitae (CV), many do. It’s important to note what to and what not to include in your CV, along with the length of the document. A standard resume which is used for seeking jobs, will not work when it comes to applying for a grad school. Even a standard single page academic resume won’t do the job. Grad schools focus on... Read more


如何用獵頭服務找到優秀人才?ShopBack 人資分享異業合作經驗

沒有其他異業合作招募方式? A:有的,與異業合作最重要的重點是「用不同的方式讓別人認識你」。以 ShopBack 舉例,我們是東南亞電商,並且要在台灣打造 RD Center,這就會是好的新聞點。 和公關團隊討論新聞點... Read more



角色,帶領所有市場提升消費者體驗。ShopBack重視工程師的創新能力,歡迎勇於挑戰與創新的人才加入ShopBack,一起開創新的電商消費體驗。 進入ShopBack後,工程師會面對什麼任務? Engineering Manager Taosheng談到:「ShopBack的工程師在團隊... Read more


6 Step Strategy That Will Simplify Your Recruiting Process

Filling up talent shortages while saving company revenue is not easy. Recruiting is hard enough with the multi-layer interviewing process, candidate unavailability and the competitive market. So, a complicated recruitment process adds insult to injury. You need to simplify your recruiting process to get the best candidates. Unfriendly recruiting practices waste candidate’s time. It can even confuse applicants causing the best ones to run away from you, delaying the hiring process even more. Simplifying your recruiting process is... Read more


CakeResume for Freelancers: Boost Your Income with a Professional Resume

If you are a freelancer on Upworks or , you should have a piece of CakeResume on your profile! This will enable you to highlight more of your skills and best assets, which will surely encourage potential employers or even other users to hire you and avail of whatever service you offer and provide. How CakeResume answers Freelancers’ quest for the best resumes? Better Readability CakeResume is focusing on content and leveraging the art of the typefaces as well... Read more


Resume That Will Land You a Programming Job

If you want to stand out against the competition, you will need a resume that shows your ability to handle and execute for the job you're applying for. Considering most entry-level developers lack professional experience , it’s important to include information which will allow you to differentiate yourself. Here are some tips to provide the edge you need. Look Beyond Internships Internships can be a great first step in the professional world, but it is possible to get... Read more



不知道大家是否聽過這麼一句話「Life is too short for a wrong job.」,它是一家德國人資公司幾年前很紅的創意廣告標語,呼籲大家生命別浪費在錯的工作上。 然而我們總是聽到身邊的人往往在沒有相關經驗... Read more


How to Find Startups that Allow You to Work Remotely

shower, go back for another cup of coffee then head out to your home office to start working. There is no morning rush hour to contend with. Unless you head downtown and have your morning brew at your favorite coffee shop. And while you’re there, you can work too. Remote work is similar to freelance work in that you get to choose where you work. The only difference is that with remote work, you work directly with a company... Read more



actual experience in the field of expertise. Referees. In a resume you usually list personal and/or professional references, but in a CV it is normal to list that references are by request only. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have a list of references available though. You should have a list of references, but they should only be given out when requested. One of the key things to remember when you start to make a CV is... Read more


How to Stand Out in the Crowd as a Perfect Candidate

have to show the manager who is conducting the interview that you are the best person for the job. In order to do this, you have to stand out as the perfect candidate. 1. Open in a Strong Way You should open every interview with a statement that is clear on reasons why you are the right person for the job. Do not hesitate when it comes to leading the conversation, set the tone from the start. You should show... Read more


Introduce Yourself with a Single Webpage

If you want to make it easy for potential employers and clients to learn more about you, consider creating a personal resume website. A standalone webpage to put your resume on can be a great way to introduce yourself, showcase your professional experience, and present yourself in a unique way. Below are some reasons why you should use a resume webpage: Go Beyond a Traditional Resume A standalone webpage can give employers or prospective clients a greater impression than a... Read more


6 Easy Tools to Help You Write a Better Resume and Track its Performance

to polish your resume. Hemingway Editor Hemingway Editor is an application that helps make your writing clear and bold. It highlights common errors as well as any long, complex sentences so that you can see what parts of your writing should be changed. Any sentence highlighted in red tells you that it is a complicated or dense sentence that should be edited or shortened. This app also helpful in making your resume free from any grammatical errors. Unsplash & Stock Up... Read more


How to Write a Resume When You’re Just Out of College

So you have just graduated from college and are prepared to join the workforce to prove yourself as a productive member of society. Congratulations! You may be excited or even nervous as you get ready to start the job search, hoping that those four long years in school will finally pay off. Just one little problem - you have no work experience. Here’s the challenge – how do you write an effective resume with absolutely no work experience? If you have... Read more


The Key Differences between Resume and CV

What Not to Include in Your Resume References - Your resume should not directly include the names and contact information of your references. They should be provided upon request. Publications - Publications section is not an integral part of your resume and should be avoided where possible. However, if the job position demands such experience, they may be included in a separate section by the name “Selected Publications”. Extensive Course Work - In this section, you should include only the courses which you... Read more


12 Phrases That Don’t Belong On Your Resume

it needs to go: Like describing yourself as a visionary or a thought-leader, it creates the impression that you have an unrealistically high opinion of your own abilities. As with many of the other items on this list, you shouldn’t make the claim – you should show it instead. 11. Hard-working Why it needs to go: Nobody in their right mind would describe themselves as lazy, and in our always on world there’s no room for anyone... Read more

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