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Ashland author shares tips on careers, jobs in new book

Jan. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

ASHLAND -- It's a New year, so why not a new career?

That's the aim of "New Year, New Career 2014: Part-time Gigs or Full-time Jobs," a new book written by Ashland-based author Jenny Holmes.

Holmes, who is also the marketing director at the Paramount Arts Center, shares tips, advice and resources on how to get or create interesting full-time and part-time jobs.

"Become a consultant, get conference-speaking gigs, be a virtual personal trainer or a professional sleeper for a hotel," Holmes said in a release. "Your dream job is out there. This book is a compilation of things I've tried, jobs I've had, freelance gigs, life experiences and some crazy new things on my bucket list. I hope you find your dream gig, your new career or discover a hobby that pays."

Just a few of the jobs that Holmes takes a look at is how to be a professional food taster or a blogger, how to make or sell jewelry, how to be a professional organizer, a bike tour guide, a brewmaster, a phone actress, a zamboni driver, traveling artist and more.

The book is now available on Amazon.com. For more info you can email Holmes at Jenny@ThePubPlace.com

Holmes is author of several self-published books to include: "How To Write and Publish an eBook," "Change a Lot of Little Things: A Nonprofit Success Story" and "The Mobile Marketer: 50 Apps and Tips to Up Your Social Game."

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