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How do you go about getting a job as a proof reader?

I already work full time but was wondering how you'd go about getting work as a proofreader in ireland,something that you can do from home for a little extra cash! Thanks Daniel,although I think you could try be a little less rude when people are trying to ask a genuine question.

Asked By: Kim B - 3/13/2009
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Ireland begins with a capital I, for a start, considering it is a name. I am just 16 and maybe my opinion counts for little but if you're going to be a proofreader, you have to have extremely observant and even perfectionist qualities... More
Answered By: daniel - 3/13/2009
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Editing and proofreading require a sound grasp of spelling and grammar, along with the ability to concentrate for long periods of time. Attention to detail is essential. You also need word processing and good computer skills. As proofreading is essentially a solitary task, you also need to be happy working alone in a... More
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Answered By: Faye Dennis - 3/13/2009
 
you would need to begin as a freelance proof reader (most publishers have full time staff and do not need part timers... More
Answered By: Bolt - 3/13/2009
 
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