Play the Game: Job tests

Play the Game: Job tests

Play the Game
This feature looks at the kinds of tests (like personality and psychometric tests), challenges and games that some employers pose to interviewees during the hiring process. It was written in March 2017 for ‘Postgraduate Futures’ magazine published by Refraction Media.

Prepare to undergo personality tests, scenarios, and virtual challenges to get the best jobs with the most forward-thinking companies.

 

 

Freelance feature article: Brand Me: how to create a new brand

Brand Me: story about branding

Brand Me: story about branding

This is a feature article written for the August 2009 issue of internet business mag NETT magazine; it explores the process of choosing a new name for your business or product, talks to marketing experts about selecting names – and finds out, what should come first, the business or the domain name?

See the full story here

(Reprint rights are not available for this story, however please contact us if you’d like an article about branding written for your own publication.)

Copywriting through a Commercial Writing Agency

From time to time, I get commissioned by copywriting agencies, such as Australian commercial writing agency Corpwrite, to help them meet client briefs.

Between March and May 2009, I delivered an extensively-researched white paper for a large Australian information technology firm on behalf of Corpwrite. Thanks to my work with the whitepaper, about Cloud Computing, I was profiled in the Corpwrite newsletter and I’m pleased to continue delivering commercial IT copywriting for them, when there’s a need.

Commercial writing profile

Commercial writing profile

Freelance feature article: Health risks of mobile phones and technology

Technology Health Risks story

Technology Health Risks story

Mobile phones, computer screens and even gaming consoles all carry health risks; this article for Livewire, the technology section in The Age, looks at some of the common problems for technology consumers in Australia.

One source for this story was Canberra neurosurgeon Dr Vini Khurana, whose research suggests that heavy mobile phone use increases the risk of certain types of brain tumours. His website details his findings.

See the full story published in The Age here

Contact us if you’d like an updated version of this story written for your own health or technology publication or website; reprint rights for this story are available.