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YourTalentDevelopmentNeeds - Freelance HR Management & Manual Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
$50
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OVERVIEW OF QUALIFICATIONS Resourceful Course Developer, Education, and Training Professional with demonstrated expertise in online content development, instructional design, classroom facilitation, and one-on-one tutoring. Experienced in the development and creation of engaging scenario-based instruction that incorporates podcasts, videos, and interactive learning objects for non-profit,...
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Patrick Ross - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Manual Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
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free lance pcp writer
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin, United States

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Daniel Lebovic - Freelance Research & Technical Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$30
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Professional Summary Accomplished and energetic attorney with a solid history of achievement in litigation and transactional work seeks to employ stellar research and writing skills for organization. Areas of expertise include complex problem solving; leadership and management; and exercise of independent judgment, decision-making and critical thinking, as applied to research, writing and written and oral advocacy. Seasoned counsel with more than seven years of experience in fast-paced, volume and deadline-driven litigation environment. Track record of achieving exceptional results in negotiating and litigating client matters. Experience The Siegel Law Firm, P.C. – East Meadow, New York 2013-2014 Associate Attorney ? Litigated substantial caseload of landlord-tenant and small claims matters in New York Civil Courts. Litigated in New York State Supreme Court in matters pertaining to breach of warranty of habitability of leased premises, fraudulent transfer of title, and mortgage foreclosure defense. ? Transactional experience includes work on a variety of matters including negotiating, structuring and closing commercial real estate transactions as well as incorporation, dissolution and sale of business entities. ? Key contributions include securing multiple civil court judgments, enabling tenants to remain in residences after being served with improper eviction notice, and, when defending landlords, enabling landlords to promptly evict tenants. Stiene & Associates, PLLC – Huntington, New York 2012-2013 Associate Attorney ? Litigated residential mortgage foreclosure matters, including drafting of initiatory pleadings, discovery responses and dispositive motions. Supervised attorneys and paralegals with respect to these litigation activities. Represented financial institutions at foreclosure settlement conferences and inquest proceedings. ? Key contributions include design, development, implementation and supervision of firm-wide policies, procedures and memoranda pertaining to human resources, information technology, business development, and quality control in response to client-requested remediation of existing firm practices. Also responsible for drafting FNMA/FHLMC (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) servicer selection survey, through composition of training, reference manuals explaining procedural and substantive aspects of foreclosure law, submission of survey resulted in firm receipt of FNMA, FHLMC-approved counsel designation, increased volume of business. Further, prepared and presented lectures to all firm employees on a variety of topics including the New York Notary Public law, ****** harassment, and the unauthorized practice of law, all at the request of a particular firm client. Law Offices of Ira S. Newman – Great Neck, New York 2010-2012 Associate Attorney ? Performed extensive legal research, motion, brief and memoranda writing, in litigating matters in labor and employment law, commercial law, personal injury law, construction law, creditors’ rights law and securities law. ? Drafted, negotiated and reviewed contracts in transactional matters including leasing and purchasing of commercial real estate, intellectual property licensing, and business formation. Argued motions, conducted depositions and represented clients at bench trials and inquest proceedings. ? Key contributions include writing appellate brief for defendant in insurance coverage dispute action. See Burlington Ins. Co. v. Galindo & Ferreira Corp., 78 A.D.3d 1102, 912 N.Y.S.2d 603 (N.Y. A.D. 2d Dept., 2010), resulting in a victory for the firm’s client. Also secured satisfactory settlements for a bank client in over forty consumer credit collection actions. Allen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC - Atlanta, Georgia 2006-2007 Associate Attorney ? Represented clients in opposition to general liability and workers’ compensation claims. Independently managed, through completion, caseload of approximately fifty cases, performed legal research, engaged in motion practice, pre-trial practice and representation of clients at hearings, trials and upon appellate review. Conducted depositions of parties, fact and damages witnesses, and medical experts. Argued cases before State Board of Workers’ Compensation, state trial and superior courts. Settled workers’ compensation and general liability claims through communication with insurance adjusters, negotiation with opposing counsel and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. ? Key contributions include successfully litigating the matter of Olumba Ogum v. Daniel Tietje and Advance Auto Parts (Fulton Co. Superior Court, 2007). Adam J. Conti, LLC – Atlanta, Georgia 2004-2006 Associate Attorney ? Litigated employment discrimination claims on behalf of private employee and federal sector employee plaintiffs in state and federal court and before state and federal agencies. Successfully defended federal sector employees in disciplinary matters before Merit Systems Protection Board. Represented employees in breach of employment contract disputes, contract negotiations and renewals. ? Key Contributions include securing settlements for federal government employees before Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Education Emory University School of Law – Atlanta, GA May 2003 Juris Doctor ? Dean’s List, 2002, 2003 Cornell University – Ithaca, NY May 2000 B.S.: Biological Sciences ? Graduated With Honors Technical Competencies Licensed New York State Notary Public; college movie reviewer for Cornell Daily Sun; expertise in performing large-scale electronic evidence discovery work; from 2008-2010, part of 2014 and throughout 2015; have performed this document review work in areas of patent, securities and product liability law. Court Admissions New York; Georgia; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits.
Brentwood, New York, United States
Odette Henry-Evans - Freelance Book Writing & French Translation
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$15
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PhD (UK) and Doctorat d'Université (France), living in London, writer and translator. Interested in substantial pieces of work of academic nature. Well established proofreader and editor (English and French documents and publications). No short articles or anything technical or scientific. Can work quickly. Extremely reliable.Excellent review.
London, United Kingdom
Renae Knox - Freelance Article Writing & Creative Writing
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4.0
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Academic Background University of Wisconsin- La Crosse Graduate 12/11 Cumulative GPA 3.76 Obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honors in English Literature –Specific experience consisting of critical analysis of texts and application of theory. Additional experience with formal presentations, research methodologies, peer editing, and various techniques of written communication. Winona State University 09/07-12/09 Employment Experience Pet Me Scratch Me Dog Daycare –Onalaska, WI 09/10-Present Dog caretaker and customer service representative. Provide exceptional customer service to patrons. Supervises the interaction and integration of up to sixty-five canine clients each day. Experienced in taking control of stressful situations. Duties include training new employees, opening and closing the business, and maintain client files and accounts. Trigs Food and Drug –Rhinelander, WI 07/08-08/09 JC Penney –Rhinelander, WI 10/04-6/07 T&M Kennels –Rhinelander, WI 06/05-08/06 Educational Achievements Recommended for Writing Center tutor Dean’s List 8 consecutive semesters Software and Specialized Skills Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Fire Fox, Google Chrome, Publisher and Windows XP/Vista. Also comfortable with Mac software.
Onalaska, Wisconsin, United States
Marilyn - Freelance Writing & Editing
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$50
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Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Literary Studies, Children's Literature and History finishing with High Distinction. Currently doing Research Honours in Supernatural Literature Peer reviewed and published poetry and critical literature in Supernatural Literature Journal & Imagine Classroom Music High School teacher Student Mentor and English and History studies tutor. Essay writing tutor.
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Stacie Knight - Freelance Grant Writing & Proposal Writing
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$15
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A dynamic administrator with strong leadership, strategic planning, and communication skills (verbal and written). Proficient in prioritizing and completing tasks in a timely manner, yet flexible to multitask when necessary. Able to build and lead cohesive, successful teams through comprehensive personnel development. Able to use critical thinking, excellent people management, and organizational skills to achieve goals.
Portland, Oregon, United States
Jennifer Thompson - Freelance Content Writing & Technical Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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JENNIFER THOMPSON jenathome7@hotmail.com QUALIFICATIONS • Published freelance creative writer in various genres, including but not limited to: creative nonfiction, satire, and poetry. Most notable publication in Adbusters. • Thirteen years as a business writer in various industries developing: technical manuals, online help systems, corporate communications, web content, RFP responses, customer surveys, marketing collateral, executive-level business reviews, and newsletters. CREATIVE WRITING CREDITS • Submissions Editor: Blackheart Magazine • Orato.com: Diary of a Facebook Addict. • Ramble Underground: Contest winner for Poetry. • SM*T Magazine: Short story in the fall 2005 issue. • www.mobilemag.com: Two satirical pieces for the PDA website. • Adbusters: A feature piece in the Jan/Feb 2003 issue. • Scratch This!: Two feature articles, one concert review. • CIBNetwork: Essay contest winner: Human Interaction in the Age of the Internet. • The Hotsheet: Two satirical pieces for the-hotsheet.com; an online magazine based out of Halifax. • Professor Jones: Wrote Job Hunting Survival Tips for Canadian university and college students. EDUCATION 1994 The University of Waterloo, H.B.A., Rhetoric and Professional Writing WORK EXPERIENCE October 2005-Present MKS Inc., Waterloo Senior Technical Writer • Wrote and designed new technical content for MKS Deploy; a software deployment application housed under the MKS Integrity product line. • Tasked with updating the existing line of MKS Solutions technical documentation. October 2003-September 2005 Desire2Learn Inc., Waterloo Senior Writer, Team Lead • Wrote new content for the D2L marketing collateral package using Photoshop. • Acted in a supporting role for various RFP responses. o Devised a template and content knowledge base for the above, from which the sales team could leverage audience-directed content. • Devised, created, and maintained a web-based documentation library used by both internal and external clients. • Researched, designed and created a new suite of 10+ user and system/site administrator guides and learner aids that support both internal and external clients. o Updated existing guides and created new ones for each successive release. • Wrote, delivered and updated the required ad hoc documentation required prior to the release as requested by the client under tight (often daily) deadlines. • Initiated, wrote, and delivered FAQ-style tool descriptions for various D2L tools and technical concepts for use by both external clients and internal technical team members. • Created and designed documentation to support the training of both internal and external clients. • Team Lead for the Documentation department; mentored and guided two other writers. March 2003-September 2003 Comtext Systems, Waterloo (Contract) Senior Writer/Client Service Coordinator • Created, developed, and edited Help content for IntelliResponse (a Java-based natural language response software tool for the Web) while using the product itself as the help "tool". • Prepared sales demos. • Wrote and designed online customer feedback survey templates. • Collected and analyzed data for use in senior management reports. • Acted as a liaison between Comtext Inc. and several high-profile customers. April 2002-March 2003 Equitrac, Waterloo (Contract) Senior Technical Writer • Hired to develop the system administrator guide and an accompanying online help system for the Printer Accounting Software (PAS). • Updated, edited, and enhanced the PrintCabinet training manual and ASP online help system. • Created QuickStart cards (Job Aids) to explain the specific installation procedures/tasks for various Equitrac products. • Updated supporting PAS documentation using FrameMaker. Jennifer Thompson, cont’d October 1999-April 2001 Franklin Templeton Investments, Toronto Senior Writer/Web Content Analyst • Updated, edited, and created HTML content for the Templeton Canada intranet on a daily deadline. • Developed, edited, and published content for Outside FTT - Templeton Canada's technology newsletter. • Created an online help system using RoboHelp for FileNET AS400 (a globally implemented imaging system). • Developed, researched, and co-produced the monthly Executive Level Business Review (ELBR) report for the CIO of Franklin Templeton. • Wrote the ELBR Procedures Guide for use by Franklin Templeton International. October 1998 - July 1999 Cisco Systems, Toronto (Contract) Senior Technical/Business Writer • Created and designed the Cisco Professional Services Canada (PSO) website using Dreamweaver and HTML; leveraged both existing content and self-created technical and marketing information. • Wrote, edited, and compiled both internal and external documentation for the Network Utility Service detailing responsibilities for the Field Engineering, Quality Assurance, Project Management and Sales departments. • Developed departmental standards and naming conventions for PSO Network Utility documentation deliverables. • Performed a QA role across the PSO and with Cisco partners. • Assisted in the creation and compilation of two high profile RFP responses, completed on overnight deadlines. • Performed a data analysis of hardware reports from Cisco partners. June 1997 - Sept 1998 Hutchinson Communications, Toronto (Contract) Documentation Consultant Worked as a Senior Information Designer (consultant) for the following clients: Hummingbird, Inc • Updated documentation and online help for eXceed and NFS Maestro. Midland Walwyn • Created and designed user, training, and system administrator manuals for the AS400 Mutual Fund Applications system. Jennifer Thompson, cont’d 4 • Created and designed intranet-based HTML online help using the print source. CIBC Wood Gundy • Updated and organized PeopleSoft documentation for their HRMS system. • Created a documentation inventory for the HRMS project. • Created a naming conventions standard, re-organized the documentation library, and created standard documentation templates and documentation. Royal Bank • Lead writer for the Royal Bank Learning Network Cardholder Services system rollout. • Designed and created user manuals and job-aids for use by CSRs during the implementation of a new cross-country VISA system. o Allocated writing and editing tasks to two writers. o Reviewed and proofread team deliverables. • Determined resource and budget allocation while acting as a client liaison. • Team lead for the Student Loans Canada training documentation project for branch employees. Jan 1997-June 1997 IBM Canada, Toronto (Contract) Technical Writer • Created and enhanced the user and system administrator guides for the ETCCF (Enhanced Tollfree Call Center Features) application designed by IBM for Bell Canada (Unix). • Delivered a 500+ page user manual in 4 weeks (initial draft). Sept 1995-Dec 1996 Teleglobe Insurance Systems (Contract) Technical Writer • Created, designed, and maintained user documentation for the Windows Assure 2000 Billing and Claims insurance software system. • Created Assure 2000 online help using Doc-to-Help. • Wrote Reflecting GUI standards in User Documentation. April 1995 - August 1995 Bombardier deHavilland, Toronto (Contract) Technical Writer • Wrote, edited, and updated Aircraft Maintenance manuals for the Regional Jet publications update agenda. • Created technical procedures from engineering drawings and manufacturing specifications, and by performing hands-on flight system tests. • Part of a contract team of technical writers who more than doubled the output of the full-time technical publications department in one month. Jennifer Thompson, cont’d 5 Sept. 1994 - March 1995 SPAR Aerospace, Brampton (Contract) Documentation Coordinator • Revised, edited and converted NASA Space Station documentation as a part of a company-wide conversion to Microsoft Word. TECHNICAL TOOLS • MS Office • Framemaker, Quadralay WebWorks • Web publishing using Dreamweaver. • PageMaker • INTERLEAF for Unix (including ATA 100 and RDM customization). • Online Help Publishing: Doc-to-Help and RoboHelp to .NET. • Graphics: Photoshop, VISIO and CorelDraw. • HTML Web-development and knowledge of JavaScript.
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Gaby Knodel - Freelance Caricature Art & Cartooning
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
Caricatures, illustrations, cartoons. Work I have done: advertising design in newspaper and magazine, logos, magazine cartoon panels, newspaper cartoon map, recreational cartoon map, cartoon illustrations for websites, many caricatures for gifts and business use, advertising illustrations, book illustrations... I have 20 years + experience. My rates are reasonable and I am dependable!
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Katie Coker - Freelance Grant Writing & Proposal Writing
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
ACCOMPLISHMENTS • Provided strategic planning, grant-writing, and management to enable three non-profits to transition from budget deficits to surpluses, increasing the size of budgets by as much as 50%. • Partnered with board members and program staff to identify opportunities for program growth that was also aligned with the agency’s mission and internal staff capacity, ensuring that budget growth was manageable. • Responsible for securing approximately $500,000-$2 million annually from governmental, corporate, and private funding sources. EXPERIENCE Executive Director; Safe Passage May, 2014 - Present • Provided overall agency management including programs for survivors of ****** or domestic violence and child abuse, finance, development, and administration. • Supported the board of directors of the Children’s Advocacy Center to stabilize and later grow services, which led to the Center becoming a program within Safe Passage. • As part of a team, increased Safe Passage’s funding from $600,000 to $960,000 over three years including government, private, and individual funding, resulting in the expansion of services for adult and child survivors of ****** or domestic violence. • Collaborated with a local marketing company which provided in-kind support enabling Safe Passage to re-brand and market services more strategically. • Managed agency growth which included a 25% increase in individuals accessing services. • Fostered a culture of teamwork among the board of directors and Safe Passage staff. • Managed a staff of 20-25 employees. Director of Grants and Contracts; YWCA of Spokane January, 2012 – May, 2014 • Responsible for researching, coordinating, and composing all public and private competitive grants for YWCA totaling approximately $2 million annually. • Successfully submitted applications for two new, multi-year federal grants, increases in state funding, and increases in county and city grants. Awards resulted in new programs providing family law services, transitional housing, and a new shelter for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Executive Director; Spokane AIDS Network July, 2009 – May, 2012 • Managed overall company budget of $600,000 including planning, fund development, contract management and reporting for individual state and city contracts and grants. • Developed relationships with state grantors, ensured adherence to grant guidelines, and oversaw program quality and achievement of grant objectives. • Worked collaboratively with local partner agencies implementing similar services to avoid duplication and enhance efficiencies. • Increased prevention and case management funding during period of leadership. • Managed a staff of ten employees. Project Manager II, Kauffman & Associates, Inc. January, 2009 – July, 2009 • Coordinated the Discretionary Grant Program administered by the Office of Indian Education. • Identified and coordinated presenters and professional development for the National Conference for Indian Education. Program Manager, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) July, 2004 – December, 2008 • Managed the Economic Social Development Unit including staff management, project planning and reporting, and budgeting for Savings and Internal Lending, Peace Building, and Agro-enterprise projects implemented through local partners. • Represented the International Non-Governmental Organization community on the Country Coordinating Mechanism for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis. • Developed proposals and secured funding from UNICEF, the Buffet Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development, as well as private donors that resulted in the expansion of the nutrition, water and sanitation, agriculture, and saving and internal lending programs. • Ensured timely and accurate reporting for all grants including education, water and sanitation, health, and HIV/AIDS consistent with federal and private donor requirements. • Developed programmatic educational materials including newsletters, annual program summaries, website updates, etc. • Built relationships with Catholic Relief Services’ partners through frequent consultations, participation in quarterly review sessions, and by providing input and timely feedback to partners’ requests. Food Aid Monitor; World Food Program; Crisis Corps March – July, 2003 • Conducted household surveys to assess issues of availability, access, and utilization of food aid with supplementary food program beneficiaries. • Monitored food distribution and educational sessions aimed at improving food access and utilization for pregnant women, mothers, and children under five. Volunteer and Volunteer Leader; Peace Corps August, 1999 – August, 2002 • Managed a Peace Corps sub-office for 30+ volunteers located throughout the region. • Provided logistical support for in-service trainings on rural water and sanitation as well as HIV/AIDS awareness activities in coordination with local government officials. • Developed proposals, implemented, and managed household sanitation projects for 50 families in three villages and one school sanitation project serving 700 children. • Coordinated a two-day commemoration for World AIDS Day with educational demonstrations and theatrical sketches aimed at raising awareness regarding HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention. • Promoted girls’ education through scholarship awards, art projects and theater. EDUCATION • Master of Arts Degree in Sustainable International Development, May 2005; Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA • Bachelor of Arts Degree; Society & Justice and Psychology, December, 1997 University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Spokane, Washington, United States