Jacob Broadhead

8 years in education, learning & instructional design. Looking for a full-time role in corporate instructional design.

Getting started in Freelance Work

Hi everyone, I need some advice as well as some resources. I’ve been interviewing for some full time ID positions, but I haven’t received an offer yet. My other plan is to piece together some freelance opportunities with some teaching opportunities. I’ve been talking to three different folks about some freelance work. However, I’ve never done it.

Β What do I need to have ready if they did offer me some work? What should I be aware of? Where are some resources I could look at as I consider this path?

Also, all three of these particular scenarios are not with clients themselves, but with IDs that own their own business and are sharing more work than they can take on.Β 
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Feedback requested: Pass-Off Sheet Course

Hi everyone, Alison Cloutier and I have been working on a course to support operations support specialists (OSS) at a private airline. We created a pass-off sheet to help the OSS document important information about each flight. Can you give us some feedback?

Here is the link to the course:

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Can I get some feedback?

Update:Β  Thanks for the feedback. Here is the sample I just sent:

If you have more feedback, I'll take it. Regardless of the outcome of the job prospect, I'm going to use this piece in my portfolio.Β 

Hi Everyone! I am creating a sample piece for a hiring manager as part of the interview process. I was asked to create a sample about how to use a new product for front desk agents at a hotel. The hiring manager is specifically looking for:
- 3 -4 objectives
- graphic placement
- content is segmented in a logical way
- how well it tells a story.

I picked red because the software they use has red, gray, and white as the brand colors. They also use Roboto text on their website, so I used that as the body.

Let me know what you think! It's due tomorrow, so I'm hoping I can get some feedback to improve it tomorrow, iterate and submit it. Whatever happens, I'm hoping to use this as a portfolio piece in the future as well, so even feedback that comes in later would be greatly appreciated.

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Job Aid

Hi Everyone,
Β Can you look at the infographic? Any feedback is appreciated - especially if there is something that looks inconsistent - a color, a shape, or misalignment.

I'm creating a course about airplane marshaling as a piece for my portfolio. There are two images because this course is for ramp agents that do the marshalling. I wanted to show what it looks like to pilots as well as what it looks like from behind because I think the ramp agents would prefer visualizing how to perform the signals from their perspective. ο»Ώ
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