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Stace - Freelance Blog Writing & Children's Book Writing
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$17
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I am a young, stay at home mother of three children under 5yrs, living in New Zealand. I am trying to venture back into the workforce as my youngest is now 7mths and as a family, we could do with an extra bit of income to live a bit more comfortably than we are now on just my husband's income. Unfortunately, it isn't realistic for me to go out and get a regular, full or part time job as the...
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Alice Howard - Freelance Proofreading & Children's Book Writing
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2 Skills
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I am a stay at home mother with a lot of free time. I would like to get into some work with Proofreading as I find that a lot of books I read are not proofread correctly. Reading is a large part of my life, with my favourite genre being Fantasy. I read a large variety of other books however and would be excited to try my hand at anything that I come across.
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Jessica Carter-Codlin - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Fiction Writing
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Friendly, kind, happy person is what people say i am. I live in New Zealand. I think i am good at writting things.
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Vee - Freelance Blog Writing & Children's Book Writing
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Bubba Howell - Freelance Portrait Photography & Children's Book Writing
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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5.0
2 Skills
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The pptMD - Freelance Presentation Design & Multimedia
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4.5
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Lisle, Illinois, United States
Sanjam - Freelance Recruiting & Hindi Translation
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Carrier Objective Seeking pivotal and challenging role in Human Resource Management sphere within a growing, dynamic & innovative organization where I can leverage my ability to relate & synergies efforts at individual and group level for overall business & employee growth. Professional Progression Presently I am student in Irvine University taking Business Administration course, to brush my knowledge and open new eras in life to come. Travel for less Aug2010-Jan2011 Designation: Travel agent and customer support. Job Profile: • Handling large number of calls. • Making bookings for customers as per satisfaction • Handling customer issues. • Handling unforeseen issues as per the best. Agama Solutions, Inc., USA May 2008 - March 2009 Designation: Contract HR Recruiter (worked on a temporary contract basis during this tenure) Job Profile: • Involved in full recruiting process cycle including phone screening of potential candidates and coordinating interviews • Maintain and continually building a pipeline of candidates. • Coordinating and communicate with team members to prioritize and update open job requisitions. OutSmart (Placed at GlobalLogic, INC.) Oct. 2006 - Dec 2007 Designation – MIS Executive Job Profile • Recruitment & Selection - Searching Resumes - Dealing with Candidates/Consultants - Organizing Interviews - Issuance of Appointment Letter and Induction Process • Welfare & Reorganization Activities - Employee reorganization schemes i.e. Birthday celebration. • Handling Complete Recruitment Life Cycle: - Customer Interaction o Understanding Client’s requirement o Follow up with the client - Resourcing through o Head Hunting on Job Portals o References o Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – Candidate Database o Job Posting - Candidate interaction o Scanning & get resume modified o Handling first level HR interviews o Reference Check Achievements - One to One communication meeting with candidate. - Recognized for Quick and Efficient work. HR4U Recruitment Service, India Dec. 2005 - Sept. 2006 Job Profile • Web Sourcing and Screening resumes of Software consultants. • Create, Update and post new jobs on Applicant Tracking System and various job sites. • Forward resumes to client companies. • Participate in Job fairs. SS Computers, Patiala March 2005 - Dec. 2005 Worked as a Part time Data Entry Operator Job Profile - Responsible for populating survey data into Microsoft Excel Work Sheets which were further used to generate Survey Reports in different formats: PDF and HTML. Workshops/Training Programs June 2004 - July 2004 Worked as a Management Trainee with HDFC Bank, one of the reputed banking organizations in INDIA Designation –Trainee Job Profile - Educating people about various services provided by the organization like Direct banking, Mobile Banking, Anywhere Banking etc. - Handling clients. - Helping Customers to open Current and Saving Bank Account with the Bank. - Prepared a complete report on Customer Behavior and Preference towards Direct banking Channels. Achievements - Opened 100 bank accounts which were beneficial for the bank. Professional Qualifications • M.B.A - Master’s in Business Management (2003-05) with specialization in HR from Punjabi University, Patiala, India. • BCA - Bachelor of Computer Application (2000-03) from Multani Mal Modi College affiliated to Punjabi university. PERSONALITY TRAITS - Expertise in communication skills - Leadership & Responsibility - Creative & Hard Working - Language Proficiency - English, Hindi and Punjabi. - Other Activities - Meeting new people and exploring new places Date of Birth : June 8, 1983 Marital Status : Married Visa Status : L2 (with valid EAD)
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William L. Zabel - Freelance Digital Art & Greeting Card Illustration
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been enjoying art for 30 years,i,am a tero cherokee artist,have four years with an art instruction school of art.g.p.a 3.86.won best in show back to back at tulsa state fair.been publish twice in the art illustrator magazine .won over 11 first place plus 2 best of show,also had done 2 art presentation for area schools.
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Paula Plantier - Freelance Editing & French Translation
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PAULA PLANTIER 115 Jacobs Creek Road Ewing, NJ 08628 609-882-5852 paulaplantier@yahoo.com www.linkedin.com/in/PaulaPlantier I wrote this résumé myself. EDITORIAL AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES Well qualified to perform a range of editorial services in the forms of copy editing, revising, repurposing, proofing, and fact checking that, together with error reduction to 0%, truly constitute a quality assurance review and enrichment of the content of both print and online text in a variety of subjects across industries. A multilevel resource person whose deep editorial talent, character, dedication, capability, and adaptability have saved employers and private clients both time and money. Verifiable record of achievement in the material elevation of levels of written communication and able to make meaningful contributions on the job to meet both today’s and tomorrow’s needs. Recognized and cited by managers and clients as a sophisticated, superior performer. Thorough knowledge of AMA, AP, APA, and Chicago styles and standards. COMPETENCIES - Passionate copy editing, content editing, and proofreading - Meticulous copy fitting - Persuasive editorial strategizing - Spot-on fact checking and researching - Modernization of house style - Expert revising/rewriting/repurposing - Personable training of editorial staff; peer educator - Typesetting and typing at 75 words per minute SKILLS - Advanced mastery of spelling, grammar, syntax, cohesion, organization, and punctuation. - Critical abilities > To act firmly and responsibly, thereby ensuring editorial integrity, style consistency, clarity, and accuracy of content; > To get it right the first time every time via informed and intelligent editorial review; > To make concise suggestions that improve text while preserving the author's voice; > To exercise flexible, incisive, and independent judgment; and, as second nature, > To meet the deadlines of projects with conflicting demands. - Flexibility to apply various house styles. - Electronic editing and formatting. LANGUAGES Read, write, rewrite, edit, proofread, and translate English, French, and Spanish. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WORLDWIDE INDEPENDENT EDITORIAL CONSULTANT/FOUNDER/OWNER, EditAmerica, concurrently with full-time corporate positions, Ewing, NJ; 01/90-present Editorial services across industries. Known as an effective editorial coach and written-communications adviser and strategist. Builder of compelling and irresistible brands by facing client business leaders at multinationals and start-ups that solicit EditAmerica's partnership to achieve their publishing goals in innovative ways for print or online material. Client list on the Web at www.editamerica.com. Subject and Topic Areas: - Business: Accounting, advertising, business plans, collateral promotional material, company annual reports, employee compensation and benefits handbooks, executive biographies, SEC Forms 10-K and 10-Q, high finance, human resources, interviews, law, legal notices, magazines and other periodicals, marketing material, mass communications, press releases, promotional and public relations material, requests for proposal, Sarbanes-Oxley, speeches, white papers - Education: Biology, chemistry, engineering, English as a foreign language, English grammar, foreign language, history, mathematics, and social studies textbooks for elementary, secondary, and higher education; instructors' guides and manuals; SAT prep books; surveys; tests for teacher certification - Medicine: Biomedical, nursing, and surgical textbooks and textbook series; clinical trials; continuing medical education (CME); health care; learning disabilities; life sciences; medical and pharmaceutical advertising; patient retention and education; peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and manuscripts; pharmaceutics; pharmacology; physician prescribing and safety information, patient information inserts, and drug labeling according to FDA guidelines; regulatory compliance; slide kits - Technology: Aviation reports, biotechnology, communications technology, computer literature and training materials, high technology, science, technical user's manuals - Other: Scholarly and academic works: bibliographies, college view books, curricula vitae and resumes, directories, dissertations, essays, memoirs, reference books, religious treatises; cookbooks; drama; fiction and nonfiction; surveys; travel guides ENUMERATOR (census taker), US Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Ewing, NJ; 04/10-05/10 Conducted in-person interviews to gather 2010 census information from nonresponding households. SENIOR EDITOR II, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ; 07/04-04/09 Edited, proofread, and made sensitive editorial judgments about high-stakes academic test questions for undergraduate and graduate school admission; test questions for teacher certification; and other testing products, reports, and collateral publications, all of which were of a difficult, complex nature. Resolved dissenting editorial opinions. Maintained house style guide. Liaison across departments. Cited by management for superior performance. - Exceeded company's processing target of 48 items per day by processing 90. - Guided and coached editorial staff. - Shaped editorial style guide for consistency and modernized style and usage. - Regularly consulted by all company staff on language and writing issues. - Remediated fatal errors of fact in test items. COPY CHIEF AND HEAD COPY EDITOR, "Bloomberg Markets" magazine (Bloomberg L.P.), Plainsboro, NJ; 09/94-02/04 http://www.bloomberg.com/markets-magazine/ Copyedited, fact-checked, and final-proofread magazine articles. Revitalized copy and refreshed house style, thereby helping develop circulation for flagship monthly financial periodical for high-end financial professionals and subscribers to the Bloomberg Professional electronic financial service. Helped hire and motivate editors and build their skills and relationships. - Reduced print error rate to a flat 0%. - Simplified and standardized editorial procedures to eliminate the time and expense of reproofing. - Saved quantifiable production costs, for bottom-line financial gains via a 300% increase in circulation, a 200% increase in number of advertisers, and a resultant 200% increase in amount of revenue. - Eliminated editorial defects in the company's marketing, promotional, and advertising material via implementation of an interdepartmental task-sharing system of team quality control procedures. Results maximized editorial contributions. - Resolved language usage disputes by serving other departments as a consultant; Results were consistent and correct diction, styles, and usages in publications. ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE - Senior Proofreader, Peterson's Guides, Princeton, NJ. Reduced print error rate 25% at publisher of academic college guides. - French-Language and Spanish-Language International Correspondent, McGraw-Hill, Hightstown, NJ. Interpreted intricate publishing documents in French and Spanish and drafted correspondence in English and French. - Supervisor, Aetna Life & Casualty, Providence, RI. Supervised 12 group insurance department underwriters, with the benefit of no turnover for three years. EDUCATION White Belt, Lean Six Sigma, March 2014 B.A. (BA); French, Spanish; Queens College, Flushing, NY PORTFOLIO: REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS EDITED ON AN INDEPENDENT BASIS CONCURRENTLY WITH FULL-TIME POSITIONS - "An American Hedge Fund," Sykes. - Company annual reports and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Forms 10-K and 10-Q variously for AMETEK, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mental Health Association of New York City, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and Xerox. - "Cooking Fresh from the Bay Area," McManus and Rickard. - "Cooking Fresh from the Mid-Atlantic," McManus and Rickard. - "Eating Fresh from the Organic Garden State," McManus. - "Global Entertainment and Media Outlook, 2012-2016," plus the eight previous annual volumes, PricewaterhouseCoopers: http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/global-entertainment-media-outlook. - "A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation," Golden et al., PricewaterhouseCoopers/Wiley: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/forensic-services/publications/guide-forensic-accounting-investigations.jhtml. - "Hammarskjold: A Life," Lipsey. http://books.google.com/books?id=Q5li4S0bpAwC&pg=PR18&lpg=PR18&dq=paula+plantier&source=bl&ots=av2Q16T9Vc&sig=S4SEEL86-Wrc41Ma2BR8EyPy-3s&hl=en&sa=X&ei=hN4UUqv7IcP7yAHzwYHoBw&ved=0CMcBEOgBMB8#v=onepage&q=paula%20plantier&f=false. - "Hopewell: A Historical Geography," Hunter and Porter. - "Macroeconomic releases and the interest rate term structure," Lu and Wu, Journal of Monetary Economics: http://faculty.baruch.cuny.edu/lwu/papers/LuWuJME2009.pdf. - "Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records," PricewaterhouseCoopers: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/health-industries/publications/ready-or-not-on-the-road-to-meaningful-use-of-ehrs-and-health-it.jhtml. - "Paralegal," Bernardo. - "r&c worlds express," retail and consumer business series, PricewaterhouseCoopers: http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/retail-consumer/publications/rc-worlds-july2010.jhtml. - "Technology Forecast," a quarterly journal, PricewaterhouseCoopers: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/technology-forecast/fall2008/acknowledgements.jhtml; http://www.pwc.com/en_US/us/technology-forecast/summer2008/pwc-tech-forecast-summer-2008.pdf. AWARDS Three 2011 American Graphic Design Awards for editorial excellence: http://www.gdusa.com/contests/agda11/types/se.php?x=CAT1611-EDT1610-EDT1612 COMMUNITY SERVICE Volunteer editor, pro bono editor, literacy tutor, high school career day seminar speaker, news recorder for the blind, hospital and charities volunteer
Ewing, New Jersey, United States