Dear Hiring Manager – Why you should employ me in your company

As I continue to look for my first job as a Media Graduate from Birmingham City University, I have decided to do something a bit different from what I usually post on my blog. Dear Hiring Manager, I am Umar Hassan, an award-winning Freelance Journalist and Data Analyst with over four years of experience. In that time, I have had bylines … Continue reading Dear Hiring Manager – Why you should employ me in your company

The pre-University Graduation thoughts

As one chapter ends, another chapter begins. Tomorrow at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, I officially graduate from Birmingham City University with a Bachelor of Arts Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) in Media and Communication (Journalism). These three years have been life-changing for so many reasons, not to mention the huge increase in confidence and skills I … Continue reading The pre-University Graduation thoughts

Views and thoughts from freelancing at The Checkered Flag so far

For the last couple of months, I have been freelancing at an online motorsport magazine website called theCheckeredFlag.co.uk. It's been one of my goals to write for the site for two years, and when I did impress on my trial article, I had finally achieved that goal, which gave me nothing but motivation to make … Continue reading Views and thoughts from freelancing at The Checkered Flag so far