I am an experienced proofreader with an excellent command of the English language and a sharp eye for detail.
I have over 20 years of experience creating, formatting, and proofreading every kind of document you could imagine. I also have experience formatting and publishing electronic books and paper books.
Typing Institute of America
General Certificate - Master Level Typist
David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute
Business and Commerce
1966 - 1970
Proofreader / Document Formatter
2011 - Present
For the past four years, I've been working on-line at Elance, oDesk (now called Upwork, Freelancer, Guru, and People Per Hour. I have a five-star rating on all five sites. I have passed the English proofreading tests, the U.K. and the U.S. English grammar tests, spelling tests, vocabulary tests, punctuation tests, language tests, and speaking tests. I have also passed the General Office skills test and the Microsoft Word 2010 test.
You may search for me under the freelancers as luannet (this is all one word, lower case, no spaces).
1998 - 2011
I designed and built dollhouses and dollhouse accessories. I was responsible for all office functions including typing, forms creation, bookkeeping, purchasing, and invoicing. I created all the designs and forms using Microsoft Word and Picture Publisher.
Proofreader and Secretary
1979 - 1997
I was a temporary office employee engaged as a proofreader, secretary, and word processing operator. I was employed by agencies and through clients of my own. My duties covered all aspects of secretarial and word processing including the training of other secretaries.
London Life Insurance Company
1970 - 1979
I was a sales staff secretary to nine salespeople. I was responsible for correspondence, policy applications, supplies, filing, bookkeeping, and policy owner inquiries. I trained new employees, and I was the back-up office manager.