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  1. R. W.

    R. W. Agency Contractor

    HR Consultant, HRIS, Business Coach, Learning-Training & Develop

    United States - Tests: 2

    PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: • 17+ years of Human Resources Business Partner experience leading cultural change, building partnerships, developing others and offering creative solutions to business issues nationwide. • 16 years of experience with Employment Laws and Regulations (federal and state) and Legal Compliance ensuring company is in compliance with FMLA, ADA & COBRA laws, maintaining HIPAA Privacy and Security compliance, and Affordable Care Act (ACA). • 15 years of Project Management experience running multiple projects at one time in a variety of locations. • 10 years in Human Resources Consulting experience in a client service environment, handling multiple external clients. • 9 years of HR Transformation and Change Management experience anticipating the need for change, consulting with clients on effective approaches to change, architecting change plans and assisting clients with leadership and execution. • 9 years of Training and Professional Development experience in developing, implementing, facilitating, and maintaining orientation, training programs, seminars and workshops (both in-person & virtual / online training). • 8 years of Human Resources Strategic Planning experience partnering with business client groups to focus on critical areas of strategic contribution and translate solutions into appropriate management and HR actions. • 8 years of Employee Relations experience that contributes to satisfactory productivity, motivation, and morale. • 7 years of HR Benefits experience researching, analyzing, and administering employee benefit plans, surveys, policies, and procedures. • 6 years in Human Resources Generalist experience compensation administration, HRIS, recruiting & selection. • A motivated and ambitious professional with excellent leadership, team building, coaching, problem solving, tactical decision making, organizational, written & oral communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, and advanced computer skills. • Skilled in building and maintaining long-term relationships with all levels of employees, partners and clients. • Able to travel up to 50% of the time. PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: • At VisionWorks, increased efficiency by restructuring the Operations and Administration functions of each department within the company which eliminated time consuming administrative tasks from the workload of the employees and released substantial time for more productive activities. • Reduced the time frame of the Full-Cycle Recruiting process by 10% at VisionWorks Group of America and by 25% at ConAgra Foods by sharing knowledge and identifying areas for improvement. • Acknowledged by the President of American Imaging Management / WellPoint for outstanding leadership efforts where responsibility was taken for the day-to-day Human Resource affairs for three local offices after the untimely resignation of three key Executive personnel. • Developed and implemented an Employee Onboard Process & Training that decreased the time frame by 50% at American Imaging Management / WellPoint. • At Optimus Entertainment Group, reduced employee turnover by 50% by implementing a project management system, performance management system and conducting routine team meetings which increased employee knowledge and understanding of roles, responsibilities and company expectations. • At Akzo Nobel Chemicals, reduced OSHA fines by approximately 13% after being appointed as Internal Auditor to audit our company sites and Employees knowledge of OSHA requirements. • At Akzo Nobel Chemicals, increased revenue of the North America headquarters of roughly $2B through the reconciliation and collection of our Inter-Company Accounts. TECHNICAL SKILLS: • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and MS Project. • Web/Video Conferencing: WebEx, GoToMeeting, Skype, Polycom, Cisco, and Tandberg. • E-learning Software: Adobe eLearning, TrainCaster, Articulate, Trivantis, Rapid Intake, and Learn e-learning. • HRIS and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS): Oracle, ADP, BrassRing, and Pereless. • ERP Systems: SAP HR, SAP FI, SAP SSCM, SAP SD, and PeopleSoft HCM. • Project Management: MS Project, BaseCamp, Asana, Atlassian, Wrike, Mavenlink, Teamwork Project Manager, etc.

    Associated with: Williams Business Solutions

    $25.00 /hr
    62 hours
    0.00
  2. Victoria MacKinnon

    Victoria MacKinnon

    Microsoft Word Expert | Doc. Design | Format | Styles | Templates

    Canada - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 11

    Designing and creating high-quality, stylistically pleasing, stable, functional, predictably formatted documents using the automated functionality features provided by the MS Word software, is what I do best. I have recently completed several MS Word formatting and template design projects through Upwork comprising: legal, financial and business documents; operations and technical manuals; training and course materials; all which were well suited to the numbering algorithms and other features provided by MS Word. I also have many years of experience working for the federal Justice Department typing, coding, tagging, formatting, proofreading and publishing legislation (draft bills, statutes and regulations) and other documents. Due to the high-profile nature of this work, I was required to produce quality work without errors prepared within short timeframes. Publishing for public accessibility was on paper, CD-ROM and the departmental website. I am from Canada and my native language is Canadian English so correct English spelling and grammar usage is quite natural for me. My knowledge and experience includes: - analyzing requirements and creating document formats and structures accordingly; - creating templates, style sheets and Definition Type Documents (DTDs) to enforce format and indexing specifications; - creating documents using different text editing, publishing and xml editing software: Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Interleaf, Folio Views, Arbortext, Adobe Acrobat; - transcribe files using Express Scribe and InqScribe transcription software. I have a very good knowledge of legislative formats, structures and terminology. My performance evaluations frequently made positive reference to my dedication, commitment, reliability, conscientious attitude, persistence, efficiency, competence, creativity, perseverance, tactfulness, discretion, and attention to detail.

    $22.22 /hr
    413 hours
    4.97
  3. Tonya P.

    Tonya P.

    Paralegal/Bankruptcy Paralegal/Content Writer

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a paralegal with over 26 years experience in several areas of the legal field (18 years as a bankruptcy paralegal and trustee paralegal). I hold a BS in Political Science in addition to my degree as a paralegal. I wrote content for a popular online site for over 6 years and wanted to branch out to reach other clients in need of someone with excellent writing skills. I would like to address my Job Success rate. I have finished each job assigned to me (as you can see I have an overall rating of 4.95 stars) but some of my clients did not end the contract when the job was complete. I ended those contracts, left positive feedback for the client, and requested feedback. However, those clients did not provide feedback (the jobs were 8 to 12 months ago). The jobs were completed and payment was received. If you view additional reviews, you will see comments from clients who took the time to leave feedback.

    $16.67 /hr
    319 hours
    4.95
  4. Nebojsa T.

    Nebojsa T.

    PhD Law Student Experienced Paralegal, Copywriter and Legal Writer

    Serbia - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced Copywriter with more than 500 successful projects and 400 outstanding reviews on Freelancer.com. I provide the Unreasonable Quality of Services for a Reasonable Price, and prove with every single word I write that a true Talent Can't Be Taught! I'm also a PhD Law Student Majoring in International Trade Law and Contract Law ready to handle your tasks in this field, including various legal writings for law related web sites and blogs. Examples and references will be provided to you on request. I'm Skype available 24/7 in accordance to your time zone. Delivery of first drafts from 24 to 48 hrs.

    $25.00 /hr
    93 hours
    4.96
  5. Demetrece W.

    Demetrece W.

    Paralegal-Writer-Researcher

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    While working within the legal environment I have managed projects, paralegals, and departments. Other experience includes working on mass litigation cases involving hundreds of clients as well as assisting the solo attorney grow their practice. In addition to managing cases and law offices, I have assisted in the training of first and second year lawyers in the practice of law. My writing experience consist of drafting legal pleadings ranging from complaints, trial briefs, appeals briefs, agreements, and other various and routine legal documents within the law office/department. These writings were utilized in bankruptcy, civil, criminal, administrative, governmental agency, and corporate law areas. Additional writing experience includes writing self-help legal articles in the areas of bankruptcy, civil, family, worker's comp, and tax law. My experience also includes working with individuals in preparing legal documents to present to the court, with or without an attorney. Additional experience includes document review for pre-litigation and discovery purposes, and legal research using LexisNexis and Westlaw to determine the viability of legal arguments. Once the document review and research was completed, I prepared motions and memorandum for the assigned attorney to review for submission to the respective court, whether federal or state. As a paralegal with such diverse attributes and skills, I can assist any person ranging from a law firm looking to outsource work, to the individual or business owner looking to lower their cost, as well as the solo attorney who needs to contract work to achieve their budgeted goals. For more information visit www.demetrecetheparalegal.com

    $35.00 /hr
    244 hours
    4.39
  6. Laura Russell

    Laura Russell

    Expert Desktop Publisher and Word Processor

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a Desktop Publishing Specialist and I am ready to work for you! I offer 25 years of experience in the desktop publishing, word processing, and administrative field with the majority of my experience working for government and commercial employers. I have advanced skills in all MS Office applications (especially Microsoft Word) and I have a typing speed of 89 words per minute. I have provided template design and professional formatting in Microsoft Word for several large companies (including Johnson & Johnson and Microsoft) for documents such as speaker packets, business plans, technical manuals, business plans, legal documents, eBooks, and course development formatting for several elementary school textbooks and psychology textbooks for a graduate publisher, through Elance and through my business (adminkitty.com), and I have the experience that you need to have a successful and professionally formatted document(s). I also create, edit, design PDF interactive forms (including fillable PDF forms; editable PDF forms; PDF forms with auto-calculation; PDF manipulation; and I have the ability to convert information to/from PDF to/from a variety of programs. I also provide the formatting for PDF documentation (technical reports, technical manuals, eBooks, etc.) including interactive hyperlinks and bookmarks. I am United States-born, native English speaker.

    $35.56 /hr
    54 hours
    4.96
  7. Luigi B.

    Luigi B.

    Expert freelance - Italian content & En - IT translation

    Italy - Tests: 11

    Native Italian speaker, writer, reader. Graduated from Cagliari University. Doctorate in economics. High school classical diploma. More than 45 years of service as university teacher and researcher, performing academic writing, article writing, proofreading. As consultant I worked also for many public and private organizations. Strong command on subjects like: Italian NHS organization and management, Business management, Legal content, Regulations, Tourism, Website content. I work quickly and efficiently, with an eye toward client goals and needs. Client satisfaction and quality work are my top priorities.

    $13.33 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  8. James S.

    James S.

    Legal Research and Writing, Appeals

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I have over 28 years experience working as a consultant for attorneys. In that role, I have been responsible for legal research, case analysis, case management, pre-trial, all aspects of discovery, litigation (jury and bench trials), preparing state and federal trial court pleadings as well as briefs in state and federal appellate courts. I have experience in all areas of the law. I prefer civil law, however, I have extensive experience in criminal law. I taught legal research and writing for 3 years as part of a college level paralegal certification course. I have strong English skills and I am CELTA trained to teach English. My native language is English. I also speak Russian (ILR Level 2 +2), Spanish (ILR Level 1 +2), Ukrainian (ILR Level 1), Dutch (ILR Level 1), German (ILR Level 1), and French (ILR Level 1). I have over 35 years experience as a photographer and 10 years experience as a photojournalist.

    $55.56 /hr
    154 hours
    4.98