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Andrew Gray - Freelance Research & Content Writing
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Research and Promotions Self employed - Topeka, KS September 2013 to Present Responsibilities Assisting several local companies and non-profit organizations in their needs for research and promotions. Responsibilities include, but not limited to – * Writing and editing websites * Collecting, disseminating and organizing information per the customer’s request * Creating and promoting...
Topeka, Kansas, United States

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Amy Orr - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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I am a professional science fiction writer with degrees in astrophysics and finance. I am proficient with a variety of computer programs and languages, with a special focus on database design, programming and management, but prefer to work with the written word when possible! I am available as a proofreader and content editor. I offer proofreading and editing services and will bring a keen eye for detail to your project; I have experience in (science) fiction writing, financial writing (with a focus on quantitative-based reports) and scientific writing. I also help non-native English speakers polish professional or personal documents to a very high standard. I work mainly to the Strunk & White style but can adopt others if needed. I am detail-oriented and can work through a variety of document formats and types to: correct spelling and punctuation; condense text to fit a word count; smooth language and ensure consistent style, tense, punctuation and construction; assist with sentence structure and idea flow. I am famiIiar with both British (UK) and North American (US & Canadian) spelling and language conventions and norms and can work to either specification. I can work in almost any Linux or Windows compatible document format.
London, Ontario, Canada
Tracy Dennis - Freelance Secretarial & Transcription
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TRACY LYNN DENNIS ________________________________________ OBJECTIVE • Administrative Assistant, Clerical, Transcription Position WORK SKILLS • Windows 95, 98, XP • Microsoft Word 2010 • Machine Transcription • Excel • Access • Internet research classes • Typing speed of 72 wpm • Filing and telephone experience • Knowledge of medical terminology • Knowledge of legal terminology • Trained stenographer EDUCATION • School: Walden University, Minneapolis, MN • Degree: B.S. Education March 2011 – present • School: Huntington Junior College, Huntington, WV • Degree: Associate, Professional Office Administration, March 2001; Associate, Computer Informational Reporting and Transcription, June 2001; Associate, Broadcast Captioning, June 2006 • Honors and Achievements: 1999 Fall Quarter Student of the Month & 2001--2006 National Honor Society Member • School: 1994-1998: Clay County High, Clay County, WV • Degree: General • Honors and Achievements: Member of National Honor Society, Academic Hall of Fame, Honors History Award, Business Law Award, English 12 Award, Culinary Arts Award WORK EXPERIENCE • October 2012-Present: Secretary II, State of West Virginia, Division of Personnel, Employee Relations • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain various databases (grievance, criminal records, dismissal review, written warning, secondary employment, etc.) and generate reports from the databases, requiring constant contact with outside agencies. Gather grievance-related documentation for Division of Personnel legal counsel, also requiring contact with outside agencies. Compose agenda minutes for monthly Employee Relations staff meetings. Serve as section leave coordinator. Schedule appointments, maintain calendar, and make travel arrangements for the Assistant Director. Maintain grievance cost information for Assistant Director. Create and organize documentation needed for various scheduled meetings. Coordinate receipt and processing of both oral and written communications for the Assistant Director. Serve as ER’s representative on various committees and special projects as assigned by the Assistant Director. Assist with the processing and tracking of criminal background checks. Serve as backup for Personnel Specialist. Also assist with billing/invoicing. Answer routine telephone inquiries as well as screen and direct visitors to appropriate staff. Conduct inventory for section; order supplies and equipment for section; and coordinate requests for office and equipment repair. Compose routine correspondence as requested and develop memoranda, reports, forms, charts, etc. Participate in dismissal review meetings, take notes, and compose resulting register disqualification notice letters. Maintain tracking system for incoming mail; review and distribute mail to appropriate Specialist for review, research, and/or response; and follow up with Specialist for timely response. • June 2006-August 2011: Huntington Junior College, Certified Realtime Instructor • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare lesson plans and assignments for on-campus and online court reporting and broadcast captioning students; taught up to 40 students at one time; posted and graded weekly speed tests ranging from 60 wpm to 225 wpm; taught shorthand theory to beginning students; created exercises to enforce curriculum; maintained online classes and wikis for student assignments and forums; worked with the National Court Reporting Association to keep program and tasks up-to-date and proper for certification; maintained my certification by attending bi-yearly state and national court reporting conferences; utilized modern technology to reinforce teaching techniques; attended monthly faculty in-service meetings to present department questions and concerns • March-August 2003: Option Care/Pharmacy Associates, Admissions Coordinator • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare and send Certificate’s of Medical Necessity (CMN) to doctor’s offices and Branch offices; receive, log, and file all CMN’s coming into the central Branch; type oxygen cover letters for oxygen CMN’s; responsible for Hold Billing report once a week with all branch offices; responsible for attending Monday morning conference meeting with management to discuss totals for prior week; assist Billing and Branches with any difficulties they may have obtaining appropriate medical documentation; skilled in using Mestamed program • September 2001-March 2003: Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital, Admissions Clerk • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate and process admissions/detainees in accordance with Chapter 27 of the West Virginia Mental Health Code; process admissions/detainees based on bed availability; receives and processes patient information; obtains and verifies information by phone; posts specific patient information in ledger; types all charts with information obtained during the interview with the patient; collects, copies, and distributes patient information; obtains financial data of patients on admission; gives general information to callers and refers to appropriate source of information; types separation sheets for patients discharged or placed on leave; ensures the patients right to privacy and confidentiality through data management; performs clerical duties such as faxing, filing, answering telephones typing, and interdepartmental mailing and faxing • May 1998-September 1998: Teller, Clay County Bank, Clay County, WV • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Greeted customers; made deposits and withdrawals; opened and closed accounts; balanced register; issued money orders, cashier’s checks, savings bonds, travelers checks; filed checks; prepared bank statements; answered telephones REFERENCES Tina Hoskey Administrative Assistant/Instructor, Huntington Junior College (304) 634-9387 Teresa Mann Instructor, Huntington Junior College (304) 633-5174 Karen Richmond Administrative Assistant, Huntington Junior College (304) 687-9882
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Ellis F - Freelance Photography & Blog Writing
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A born writer, I graduated *** laude from Wellesley College with honors. I have been a travel, food, and photography blogger since 2007, and have published restaurant reviews and other articles in several magazines. I am skilled in the social media world and excel at writing crisp, informative, and evocative marketing materials for companies. I speak proficient Mandarin Chinese and am TEFL certified. I travel extensively and photograph almost daily. I lived in China for two years and am moving back shortly, and living abroad and speaking the language gives me a unique perspective.
Lake Worth, Florida, United States
2Tall Studio - Freelance Animation & Multimedia
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$60
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2Tall Animation Studio is the studio of 2Tall Greg Walter: a 6'5" tower of pure animation power! Even though 2Tall is a one-man show, it is a full-service animation studio, offering not just the illustration, character design, and animation you need, but also voice-over, professional sound engineering, and original music for your project. Services include animation and illustration for commercials, explainer videos, apps, ebooks, cartoons, children's books, book trailers, character design, 2D cartoons, and interactive e-learning activities. 2Tall Animation Studio is located in Columbus, Ohio with a satellite sound studio in Seattle, WA (headed by the inimitable Nathaniel Johnstone.) 2Tall is online at www.2tallstudio.com (not to be confused with tootallstudio.com which is all about quilts) Tweeting sweetly @2TallGreg
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Jeff Barnes - Freelance Drafting & CAD
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History of public and private sector jobs. Decided to learn trade. Completed Revit Arch 1 and Revit Arch Adv 2. Have completed Autocad 1 and currently working on Autocad Adv 2. Looking for a company that is willing to take a chance on someone driven to learn the industry and be successful. JEFF BARNES 308 Macaw Columbia, MO 65202 Telephone: 573-673-4964 Email: superiorirrigation@msn.com SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Accomplished and integrity-driven professional offering years of business success in corporate and private sector with a strong concentration in project management, business development, distribution, and logistics Professional Strengths: Project Management CAD/Revit Customer Service Logistics Sales and Marketing Distribution Education University of Missouri Columbia, MO 1984 Bachelors of Environmental Design (Housing & Interior Design) CADD TRAIN, Xeon, Inc. Relevant Courses: CADD 1 CADD 2 Advance CADD 3D Modeling Revit Architecture 1 Revit Architecture 2 Advance Residential & Commercial Irrigation Design COMPUTER SKILLS: Programs: AutoCAD Revit Architecture Microsoft Office Products PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MBS Textbook Exchange Columbia, Missouri November 2010 to April 2012 Warehouse receiving / Truck crew RSC Equipment Rental September 2008 to March 2010 Columbia, Missouri Branch Manager Responsible for all company operations at the branch level including overall management responsibility, profit and loss, budgeting, and staffing. Demonstrate excellent customer service by conducting daily activities, communications, and interactions in a positive and professional manner. Responsible for compliance with Federal, state, OSHA and D.O.T. regulations, and the safe maintenance of company equipment. 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Smith Companies Columbia, Missouri May 2007 to March 2008 Director Capital Improvements & Maintenance Staff The purpose of Capital Improvements (CIG) is to insure Jeffrey E. Smith Company properties are kept in an “as new” condition. CIG will supplement the daily activity of the maintenance personal. CIG assist in developing a scope of work for vendor projects. Key Accomplishments: * Developed a Maintenance Policy & Procedure Manual. * Developed a scope of work for vendor projects stating specifications and desired outcome. * Worked with Region Manager’s and Accounting to ensure funding for projects. * Put in place procedures for requesting CIG assistance. * Assisted Property Manager’s in training of new Maintenance Staff. * Set up preventative maintenance schedule to prolong the life of a property. * Worked with government agencies to secure funds for property improvements. * Worked with Vice President to identify target projects by quarter. Superior Irrigation of Columbia, Inc Columbia, Missouri March 2002 to May 2007 Partner Established Superior Irrigation in March 2002. Created a vision and provided hands on leadership for the company. Established strong financial backing, implemented processes and a reporting system, developed a business plan, marketed and grew the business. Established a goal of $ 1 million in sales within five years. Key Accomplishments: * Increased from $ 136,949 first year sales to over $ 931,488 in 2006. * Increased profits from 6.5% the first year to 15.1% in 2006 * Achieved 93% of sales goal within five year plan. * Started the company with 2 employees and currently have over 18 employees. * Successfully completed 450 residential and commercial installations. * Current supplier with Superior Irrigation over four years. * Created a partnership with Rost Landscaping in 2006. Grainger Columbia, Missouri March 2001 to March 2002 Branch Manager Responsible for successful operations and overall performance at Columbia, MO branch. Concentration on operations management and business development. Accountable for profit & loss, business plan, marketing and promotions. Key Accomplishments: * Implemented new and efficient system for order processing. * Met or exceeded revenue goals 10 out of 12 months. American Red Cross Columbia, Missouri March 2000 to March 2001 Regional Sales Manager Hired as Region Sales Manager to increase business development and reengineer business processes. Responsible for working with 6 Territory Managers and 24 Sales People. Day to day activities included, sales training, territory planning, process implementation, and one-on-one training sessions. Key Accomplishments: * Implemented sales processes to increase blood drive frequency. * Worked with OSHA Department to meet operational guidelines within industry. United Parcel Service Columbia and St. Louis, Missouri May 1982 to March 2000 Operations Manager – Marketing Manager – Sales Manager – Training Manager Started with UPS as a package handler. Promoted to supervisor of operations within one year. Work as night sort supervisor for one year and UPS requested I transfer to St. Louis to help open new Earth City Hub expansion. Promoted to Operations Manager within five years. My career path at UPS allowed me to develop my strengths in reengineering business processes, defining continuous improvement processes, presiding over brainstorming sessions, building consensus, recognizing peer strengths, delegating the “right task” to the “right person”, and building teams that are very effective. Key Accomplishments: * Responsible for sort operations. Accountable for 13 supervisor’s and 220 employees. Sort consisted of unloading and loading 165,000 packages in a 3 hour span. * Certified in S.P.I.N. Selling, Major Account Selling, and Situational Sales Negotiation. * Graduate of Georgia Tech Project Management and Strategic Planning Seminar. * Implemented the Missouri District Marketing Department including hiring of candidates and break down of job descriptions. * Developed Missouri District Business Plan that included functional initiatives to drive the $ 386 million dollar goal. * Designed and put into practice the “Back to Basics” sales training in the Missouri District. * Implemented Sales Force 2000 using marketing concepts to segment the sales force and assign proper accounts. * Implemented the National Accounts program in the Missouri District. In addition, coordinated training the account executives in new computer program called LINK. * On site National Account Executive for Maritz and Citicorp accounts. * Implemented Origin Destination Center for processing international packages. * Conducted focus group meetings on employee retention, sales processes, and operation improvements. * Worked with industrial engineering to improve processes in unload to increase output per hour.
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Rahul Philip - Freelance Fantasy Art & Book Cover Design
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Freelance concept artist/illustrator creating concept art and matte paintings for games and visual effects in movies. Looking for opportunities to contribute to the best games in development out there!
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Norman Glenn (Unlabeled) Mapa - Freelance Accounting & HR Management
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NORMAN GLENN S. MAPA Blk 16 Lot 24 Area H Brgy San Rafael II City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan (0926) 9413-221 Email: skybat_10@yahoo.com CAREER OBJECTIVE To obtain a challenging position that would allow me to an opportunity to utilize my knowledge and will give me an opportunity to use my established skills. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 2007-2011 : BSHRM St. Joseph College Of Bulacan San Jose Patag, Sta. Maria, Bulacan PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS • Has good communication and interpersonal skills. • Has ample knowledge on the field and functions of human resources management • Willing to learn and to take responsibilities, challenges, develop skills and work to accomplish goals • Good management skills. • Excellent knowledge of variety of beverages and food. • Superior in handling the subordinate. • Proficiency in operating computer aided business tools and the web • With intermediate typing skills and background in some MS applications • Highly encouraging and motivating nature INTERNSHIP May 4, 2010-June 26, 2010 : Trainee Boracay Ocean Club Sitio Angol, Manoc –Manoc Malay Aklan May 11, 2010-June 26, 2010 : Trainee Villa Camilla Sitio Angol, Manoc –Manoc Malay Aklan December 12-18, 2009 : Trainee Super ferry 19, Aboitiz Transportation System Corporation SEMINARS ATTENDED Entrepreneurship towards a Better Future SJCB October-24-2009 Philippine Youth Congress in information technology 2009 September-10-2009 U.P. Diliman, Quezon City Leadership Seminar St. Joseph College of Bulacan August-1-2009 The McDonald’s Store Tour Seminar March-13-2009 McDonald’s, Macapagal Avenue, Paranaque City Hotel Operation Seminar October-05-2007 Bayview Park Hotel Manila 1118 Roxas Boulevard, corner U.N. Avenue Ermita, Manila, Philippine ACHIEVEMENTS Academic excellence award & Leadership Award 2011 Department President & Supreme Student Council (peace Officer) 2009-2010 Academic excellence award 2007-2008 CHARACTER REFERENCES Arnel C. Cayasa HRM Coordinator St. Joseph College of Bulacan San Jose Patag, Sta. Maria, Bulacan 0912-8343-390 Levy G Bautista Registrar St. Joseph College of Bulacan (044)641 – 5227 PERSONAL INFORMATION Date of birth : October 10, 1990 Place of Birth : San Jose Del Monte Bulacan Age : 19 years old Height : 5”6’ Weight : 110 lbs. Civil Status : Single Language spoken : Filipino, English, and Basic (French and Japanese) Citizenship : Pilipino I hereby certify that the above information is true to the extent of my knowledge. Norman Glenn S. Mapa
Manila, Manila, Philippines
Aisha Harris - Freelance Music Production & Song Writing
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Hello music lovers! I am a writer and singer. I love them both equally but am focused on writing for other artist. I am experienced in composing, recording, and mastering. I love to help other artists find the best way to create and express themselves. Please dont hesitate to call for consultation. I look forward to working with you!
Washington DC, Laurel, Maryland, United States
Fred Hurlbrink Jr. - Freelance Editing & Article Writing
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Fred Hurlbrink Jr. has been a journalism professional for more than 15 years. He has worked as a writer, editor and designer in the news, sports and features departments at a number of prominent daily newspapers in Central Massachusetts and Greater Boston. He studied journalism at University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Millbury, Massachusetts, United States