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Merran Fraser - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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I have an eye for detail, to ensure your message or essay is perfect, and I can rewrite and edit your work to make it more clear. I have excellent grammar and proofreading skills and I will ensure all your sentences are properly parsed and punctuated, with the right spelling for the context. If you use VR software, a spellchecker will be virtually useless to you. I have recently become...
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

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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
Anthony Sorrentino - Freelance Accounting & Business Consulting
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Anthony J. (Tony) Sorrentino 4722 Harvest Drive Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 843-903-0492 Home 843-685-6961 Cell RESUME Education: Bachelor of Science, Business with specialization in Accounting, NYACK College, New York Master of Leadership, Regent University, Virginia Skills & Qualifications: I possess a Master of Leadership degree that focuses upon various issues of leadership: Communication, Ethics, Leading Teams and Negotiating. The Master possesses research training and an understanding of quality standards. Work Experience: Bagel Factory II, 2112 OakHeart Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 - Store Owner- Cooking and preparatory experience. From December, 2007 – October 2112 Grant Thornton (Government Solutions) Alexandria, Virginia – Government Accounting Systems Consultant: I Worked for US Department of Labor, Office of Personnel Management & Capital Police - October 2005 – November 2007 – Worked as a Team Member Preparing reports of Accounting Quality Assurance based upon research performed. Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Crystal City, Virginia – Government Accountant (GS-13) Retired September 2005. Performed various stages of Government Accounting. Accounts Payables/Receivables. As a team member, provided quality assurance program support and worked government solutions to Government Accounting Systems and Programs problems. Also worked for National Association of Mutual Savings Banks and B’ Altman & Co. in New York – In both positions I served as an accounting clerk and a statistical research clerk. In Washington DC, I worked in the evenings as a volunteer Math and English tutor at a church program in the Southeastern District.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Amanda Baker - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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I've been doing copy editing work for 5+ years in newspapers, magazines, and academic journals, in addition to college-level research papers. My current work involves copy editing manuscripts for a cancer research journal and then designing the publication.
United States
Kirk Tautz - Freelance Audio Editing & Voiceovers
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Kirk Tautz 5430 S 2050 W - Roy, UT 84067 (509) 631-4472 kirktautz@gmail.com Objective: To obtain a career in audio engineering. Education: The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences Master II Recording Program - Analog Recording Including Large Format Consoles and Tape Machines - Digital Recording Including D.A.W’s and MIDI - Studio Tracking, Mixing, and Overdub Clinics - Mic Placement - Studio Etiquette Weber State University Major: Computer Science ACH High School High School Diploma Audio Skills: Gilbert/Tempe, AZ December 2009 - Present Ogden, UT August, 2008 - February, 2009 Hartline, WA Graduated June, 2008 Certifications: Pro Tools (Tier 4), Logic Pro 9 Level 1 Software: Pro Tools 8, Logic Pro 9, Sonar 8 Consoles: Neotek Elite, Neve VR, SSL4000+ Series Recorders: Otari MTR-90, Studer A827, Alesis HD24, Alesis Masterlink, Alesis ADAT Other: A variety of outboard gear and microphones. Audio Experience: The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (2009 - Present) 5th/10th Cycle Projects (Recording and mixing), Assisted on various other sessions while on campus. Tragically Average Studios Lead engineer from tracking to mix-down and mastering 2Jeds Productions Working with a team of audio/video engineers recording music festivals Employment: Best Buy (2011 - Present) Computer sales associate Guitar Center (2010) Pro Audio Department - Stock, setup, demo, and sell pro audio gear. (2010 - Present) (2011 - Present) Riverdale, UT Tempe, AZ References: Available Upon Request
Orem, Utah, United States
Jeff Cohen - Freelance Video Editing & Videography
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I have been in video production since 1992. I graduated from The Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale with a degree in Music Video Business. I have owned and operated The Video Design Studio since 1992. I edit in Final Cut Pro and use After Effects on a daily bases. I am an accomplished shooter as well and own lots of toys.
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Igor Cohen - Freelance Mainframe Programming & Software Design
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4.0
2 Skills
$70
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IGOR COHEN SUMMARY Mainframe-Assembler programmer / zOS Systems programmer 15+ years of professional experience in system-level z/OS Assembler programming, technical support and z/OS systems programming. Highly organized and able to multitask self motivated team player with high energy and ability to work independently as well as within a team. TECHNICAL PROFILE Languages * Assembler * REXX * COBOL * C * Java scripts * PL/I * POWER BUILDER Operating Systems * Mainframe z/OS * Windows, OS2 * Unix: Sun Solaris, AIX, USS * Linux Protocols * TCPIP * SNA * SFTP * FTP * Base64 Encoding * JSON * REST * Web Services Database Related * DB2 * Oracle * PL/ SQL * IMS/DC * IMS/DB * SQL * CICS * XML * DOM * XMLBeans UNIX related * Shell scripting Concepts * Agile technology * Multithreading * Multitasking * Object oriented * ITIL * Performance Tuning * Capacity planning Mainframe related * JES2, JES3 * RACF, TSS, ACF2 * JCL, TSO/ISPF * ISREDIT MACRO * SDSF, SYSVIEW * REXX, CLIST * VTAM, VSAM, HCD * DFDSS, SMS * IDCAMS, ICKDFS * IBM Utilities, RMF * Dump Analysis * IPCS, XDC, FILEAID * SYS1.PARMLIB, SMP/E * CA WA Manager EE * HMC, IOCDS, IODF * CA ESP Agents * CA ESP z/OS Agent * CONTROL-M * CA-1, CA-7, CA-11 * CA Endevor * OMEGAMON * IBM WEBSPHERE * Connect Direct, MQSERIES PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2007-2014 SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER CA Technologies Canada Technologies: Mainframe, Assembler, Multithreading, JES2/JES3, RACF/ACF2/Top Secret, DB2, SQL, REXX, CLIST, ISPF/TSO, ISREDIT MACRO, CA-7, CA-11, CA Endevor, IBM Utilities, SYS1.PARMLIB, DES/AES/Blowfish encryption, Batch Scheduling, Strobe, TriTune, CA Workload Automation Manager ESP Edition, CA Workload Automation z/OS Agent, CA Workload Automation ESP Agents, SDSF, SYSVIEW, SMP/E, FILEAID, Dump Analysis, XDC, IPCS, ITIL, Agile, VSAM, VTAM, TCPIP, SNA, SFTP, FTP, UNIX, XML, JSON/REST, Base64 Encoding, Web Services, Tomcat, ITIL, Windows. Key Contributions: * Designed and developed Sysplex Failover feature of CA Workload Automation Manager ESP Edition 11.4 to manage risk and to support business continuity. * Integrated CA Workload Automation Manager ESP Edition 11.4 and CA Workload Automation z/OS Agent 11.4 with CA Chorus Software Manager (CSM) 5.1 to manage the automation of ESP products installation, deployment, and configuration (Project utilizing agile technology). * Led in the SDLC of enhancements for CA Workload Automation ESP Edition product releases 5.5, 11.3 and 11.4 (Utilizing agile technology). * Created a lab scenario to analyze and resolve memory leak of CA Workload Automation ESP Edition from a mainframe system. * Developed AES encryption of CA Workload Automation ESP Edition 11.3 to establish communication compatibility with CA-AUTOSYS and CA ESP Agents. * Implemented and maintained smoke test environment of CA Workload Automation ESP Edition. * Implemented and maintained mini-system (standalone LPAR) for development needs (including IPLs, SYS1. PARMLIB and another system parameters tuning). Other duties: Performed design and code review sessions. Created new PTFs fixing customer’s or internally detected CA WA EE product defects. Provided technical directions and mentoring in basic assembler language for entry-level developers. Created and performed presentations of new features to share the knowledge with development, support, and QA departments. Participated in remote calls with customers and vendors like IBM in order to understand the client’s problem and provide a solution. Prepared, wrote, and reviewed technical documentation for CA WA EE 11.4 Sysplex Failover. 2002-2007 SENIOR SUPPORT ENGINEER CA Technologies Canada Technologies: Mainframe, Assembler, UNIX, Windows, LINUX, Tandem, AS400, SAP, PEOPLESOFT, UNIX Shell scripting, SFTP/FTP, TCPIP, JES2, RACF/ACF2/TSS, REXX, CLIST, ISPF/TSO, ISREDIT MACRO, SDSF, DFDSS, IBM Utilities, SYS1.PARMLIB, Batch Scheduling, CA Workload Automation Manager ESP Edition (EE) and Distributed Edition (DE), CA Workload Automation z/OS Agent, CA Workload Automation ESP Agents, SMP/E, Dump Analysis, XML. Key Contributions: * Year over year exceeded the annual Customer Satisfaction target of 95% by meeting the Service Level Agreement. * Created and maintained a new online help utility "ESP command generator – PCMD" to improve product usability (CA Best in Class award winner in 2007). Other duties: Collaborated with customers and developers by providing technical guidance in: - Enterprise Job Scheduling and Workload Management (ESP WLM on mainframe ZOS, z/OS Agent). - Distributed Job Scheduling and Workload Management (ESP AGENTS, D-Series). Resolved customer service requests (e.g. inquiries, problems, issues). Resolved complex and critical issues. Created and maintained new samples and procedures for the best practice data base of CA Workload Automation products. Created and maintained new samples, solutions and procedures for FAQ data base of CA Workload Automation products. Implemented and maintained support team multiplatform testing environment using Mainframe, UNIX, Windows, LINOX, SAP etc. 2000-2001 SENIOR OS/390 SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER Sapiens Israel ltd. Technologies: Mainframe, HMC, IOCDS, IODF, Multitasking, HCD, JES2, RACF, DB2, CICS, REXX, CLIST, ISPF/TSO, ISREDIT MACRO, CA-1, IBM Utilities, SYS1.PARMLIB, Strobe, Dump Analysis, VSAM, VTAM, OMC-PRINT, TCPIP, APPC, SNA, FTP, OMEGAMON, FILEAID, ICF Catalogues, Performance Tuning, Capacity planning, Storage management, UNIX, Windows. Key Contributions: * Led MVS system programmer’s team upgrading MVS/ESA 5.2 to OS/390 2.8. Other duties included: Planning for installation, preparing configuration definition (HCD), capacity planning, disks initialization (ICKDSF), Server Pack installation, third party products installation (SMP/E), ACS routine implementation (DFSMS), performance tuning (sys1.parmlib), creating new and customization of old ICF Catalogues (IDCAMS, TSO), TCP/IP, UNIX subsystem installation and implementation (USS), troubleshooting and finally system migration to the production LPAR. 1995-2000 OS/390 SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER IAI Data Systems Centre Technologies: Mainframe, HMC, IOCDS, IODF, JES3, ACF2, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, REXX, CLIST, ISPF/TSO, ISREDIT MACRO, CA-1, CA-EASYTRIEVE, IBM Utilities, SYS1.PARMLIB, Strobe, Dump Analysis, VSAM, VTAM, VTAMPRINT, TCPIP, APPC, SNA, FTP, OMEGAMON, FILEAID, CONTROL-M, IBM-WEBSPHERE, Connect Direct, MQSERIES, ICF Catalogues, Object oriented, COBOL, POWER BUILDER, UNIX Shell scripting. Key Contributions: * Created several system tools welcomed by system department, and used to speed up assembler and macro applications upgrade for Y2K. Other duties: - Conducted product installations, upgrades, and maintenance via SMP/E. - Coordinated implementation and maintenance of in house written Change Management system that provided full control of application migration from test environment to production (CONTROL-M). - Provided testing and implementation of automated schedules, which support MQSERIES channels running between Mainframe computer and 27 remote UNIX stations. (UNIX shell scripting, CONTROL-M and C language). - Participated in operating system upgrade from OS/390 1.3 to OS/390 2.6. - Conducted OMVS/UNIX subsystem installation and implementation (USS). - Participated in OS conversion from MVS/ESA 4.3 to OS/390 1.3. - Assisted in data center migrations and establishing new LPARs. - Assisted in defining criteria and implementation of disaster recovery procedures and installation of backup computers, controllers and drives. ¬¬¬¬ PROFESSIONAL TRAINING * 2013 Mainframe Agile Application Development CA Technologies, Dallas, USA * 2004 ESP Workload Manager internals Cybermation, Markham, Canada * 2002 ESP WA Advanced Users Course Cybermation, Markham, Canada * 2002 REXX wit ESP Workload Manager Cybermation, Markham, Canada * 2002 ESP Agent Cybermation, Markham, Canada * 2002 ESP Workstation Cybermation, Markham, Canada * 2000 CICS TS Tailoring IBM, Tel Aviv, Israel * 1999 TCPIP Architecture IBM, Tel Aviv, Israel * 1999 Data Communication IBM, Tel Aviv, Israel * 1997 SMP/E IBM, Tel Aviv, Israel * 1997 MVS operational system and its Subsystems IBM, Tel Aviv, Israel * 1996 CA-EASYTRIEVE CA Israel, Kiryat Atidim, Israel * 1996 IBM Mainframe Programming IAI, Lod, Israel * 1995 C programming Tel Ran, Jerusalem, Israel EDUCATION Tashkent State University * MS, Computer Science and Mathematics ACHIEVEMENTS * Patent granted, USPTO patent # 8,887,179, “Command presentation and generation systems...” http://patents.justia.com/inventor/igor-kosonovsky * Patent pending, USPTO application # 13783979, “Graphical UI text selection and processing…” * Designed and developed SYSPLEX Failover function of CA Workload Automation (ESP Edition) 11.4 * CA Best in Class award winner, 2008 PUBLICATIONS * Point-and-shoot capabilities for ISPF editor TSO/ISPF UPDATE #2 January 2000, Xephon, UK * Easy use of picture strings TSO/ISPF UPDATE #5 October 2000, Xephon, UK * An advanced dataset utility MVS UPDATE #152 May 1999, Xephon, UK http://www.cbttape.org/xephon/xephonm/mvs9905.pdf REFERENCES * LINKEDIN URL: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/igor-cohen-kosonovsky/42/47b/bb1 * * *
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Amy Gies - Freelance Technical Writing & Resume Writing
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4.5
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$50
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More than 10 years experience writing professional and executive resumes for candidates in various industries. Certified resume writer with hiring experience. Won "Best of 2013" Award for Resume Services in SF Bay area. We work with clients around the world and possess expertise in private sector and federal resumes. Contact us today for a phone consultation and achieve your next career goal!
San Mateo, California, United States
Douglas Hearn - Freelance Proposal Writing & Business Consulting
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Douglas Hearn 336-998-9616 (H) dhearn45@gmail.com 135 St. George Place 336- 971-1562 (C) Bermuda Run, NC 27006 SUMMARY Executive level professional with background and success in human resource consulting with Fortune 100 companies, owner and operator of own business, public sector program management; and living and teaching in multi-cultural environments. Areas of expertise include: general business management, executive and business coaching, career consulting, leadership development, executive recruitment, and workshop facilitation Able to engage at all levels in an organization, and a long-standing commitment to assisting others in meeting their goals and potential PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WILLIAMS, ROBERTS YOUNG INC, Winston-Salem, NC 1995-2010 President, Career Management Services 2007-Present Full profit and loss authority for career transition programs, executive coaching, retirement programs, and other talent management related activities ? Opened new office in Charlotte NC with revenue and profit projections equaling that of corporate office in Winston-Salem ? Exceeded CPI revenue goals for Charlotte by 250% in first year of operation ? Currently designing and delivering an array of retirement programs designed to meet the needs of organizations facing significant numbers of retirement-age employees ? Served as Chair of New Partner Development Committee for Career Partners International ? Managing the process of adding new adjunct staff to meet both work volume and company performance standards Senior Vice President, Career Management Services 2000-2007 ? Successfully maintained the sales volume of the outplacement business in a declining market while expanding the client base ? Part of senior management team that developed and implemented pilot coaching program for four area hospitals. The program has since been expanded to include all mid level and senior level managers in two of the largest hospitals ? Lead person in delivering and coordinating the delivery of outplacement programs with clients with both national and international service needs ? Successfully developed and delivered individual coaching programs resulting in significantly improved performance, and in many cases, promotions Outplacement Manager/Executive Search Consultant 1995-2000 ? Managed very successful Career Centers for ninth largest US bank - Charlotte, NC, Norfolk, VA, and Charleston, WV. Attained utilization rates over 90% and positive outcome rates over 95% in all three centers ? In Norfolk, VA. Career Center, all but one candidate obtained employment at a higher salary ? Provided extensive workshops, training, counseling and marketing services for Center clients ? Consulted with Bank HR staff in filling open positions with Career Center candidates ? Served as lead staff on numerous plant closing projects for Russell Athletic Corporation ? Successfully developed niche markets in transportation, telecommunications, and graphics and printing industries Douglas Hearn, Page Two CORPORATE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, INC, Winston-Salem, NC 1984-1995 CEO ? Designed, marketed and managed employment and training programs tailored to meet the needs of local employers. All programs exceeded contract performance goals for training, placement and job retention ? Managed professional staff of 14 in five separate geographical locations ? Gained extensive employer support and acceptance due to quality of training and the performance of trainees on the job ? Developed effective competency based instruction curricula for all contracted programs ? Provided independent contractor services for area outplacement firms, (Drake, Beam Morin, Inc., Fox-Morris & Associates) serving clients such as RJR Tobacco, Sara Lee Corporation, Kayser Roth, and Miller Brewing Co. Consistently received highest workshop evaluations - in some cases receiving highest rating possible in all categories CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM, Winston-Salem, NC 1974-1984 Director, Program Planning and Development ? Planned and administered a variety of employment and training programs in response to local labor market conditions and Congressional initiatives. Programs were recognized as among the most creative and cost effective in Southeast Region. Successfully directed and managed several departmental reorganizations in keeping with changes in Federal guidelines and fluctuations in funding levels. ? In capacity of chief staff liaison with local Private Industry Council, effectively translated complex and confusing guidelines into simple, direct and attainable programs that targeted local labor market needs. EDUCATION Duke University, Executive Coaching Certification, Durham, NC. 2005 Wake Forest University, Babcock School of Management, Masters, Business Administration. Winston-Salem, NC. University of Wisconsin, Masters, Public Policy and Administration, Madison, WI. The Colorado College, BA Economics, Colorado Springs, CO. OTHER ACTIVITIES ? Mentor Coach, Leadership Winston-Salem ? Board of Directors, Triad Chapter, American Society for Training and Development ? Teacher, Peace Corps Malaysia – (93% student pass rate of government administered competency exams). ? Adjunct Professor, School of Business, Gardner Webb-University, Winston-Salem, NC - Courses taught included Principles of Management, Business Policy, Human Resource Administration, and Organizational Behavior ? Instructor, English as a Second Language, Forsyth Technical College, Winston-Salem, NC - 75 % of students were Spanish speaking with little, if any English proficiency ? Board of Directors, Urban Arts, Arts Council, Winston-Salem, NC ? Board of Directors, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program, Winston-Salem, NC ? Board of Directors, Family Services, Winston-Salem, NC ? Board of Directors, Triad, NC Chapter, American Society for Training and Development
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
Gina - Freelance Content Writing & Editing
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I am located in the Portland, Oregon area. My educational experience is as follows: *Bachelor's degree in English and Writing from Southern Oregon University *Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Linfield College I currently work as an RN. I can send examples of school papers and creative writing for examples of my skills in mechanics as well as organization of ideas. Thank you, Gina
Molalla, Oregon, United States