I have been in the public relations profession for nearly a dozen years. Before that I was a broadcast journalist. For the purposes of my chosen Elance area (proofreading), it is important to know that I am almost always the last person to view a document before it leaves our office. Whether it's two lines of ad copy, a client brochure, a major business pitch or a letter from our CEO, I am asked to make sure it's in order.
Proofreading goes beyond fixing misspelled words (is it stationary or stationery; complement or compliment?) and...