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52: Sylvia Massara, Author, Freelance Writer, HR Consultant

Sylvia Massara is an Author, Freelance Content Writer and HR Consultant based in Sydney, Australia.
In a past life, she also dabbled in acting, playing and singing in bands, and practising martial arts.

Sylvia Massara

Sylvia Massara

You can find her here:
Website: www.sylviamassara.com
Blog—Sylvia Says: http://www.sylviamassara.com/sylvia-says—the-blog
Amazon Page: https://www.amazon.com/Sylvia-Massara/e/B003ZWR5Y4
E-mail: sylvia@sylviamassara.com
Twitter: @sylviamassara
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorSylviaMassara
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sylviamassara
Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+SylviaMassaraAuthor

1. Hi Sylvia, how long have you been working as a freelancer now?

Going into freelancing (and contracting) is something I never planned. It just crept up on me over the years when fulltime work started to be harder to come by due to a softer economy. I found that contracting had started to trend over permanent fulltime roles, and through contacts in my network and the marketplace, I was able to go for these opportunities. In return, the roles I worked in gave me flexibility and more work/life balance. This way, I was able to keep up with two of my passions: acting and writing fiction.

But to answer your question, I started freelancing/contracting since approximately 1996.

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