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Csilla I. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 5, 2015

Csilla I.

Virtual Assistant and Writer/Editor
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario
  |  11:17 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

10+ years of writing and editing experience: resumes and cover letters; academic reports; newsletter and magazine articles; engineering documents; business proposals; travel writing; creative writing.

10+ years of administrative experience: managing and coordinating project tasks; website maintenance; word processing; transcription; taking minutes; document control; arranging travel; researching information; creating presentations, charts, graphs and reports; data entry and analysis. Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Familiar...

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Portfolio

I wrote this resume. It's mine.
This is one of a series of writing and editing tests I was required to complete in...
I wrote this Personal Statement. It's mine.
This is one of a series of writing and editing tests I was required to complete in...
I wrote this as a fun piece for a community newsletter, encouraging residents to get...
I wrote this newsletter article to encourage residents to visit their community...

Skills (10)

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Resume Writing Skills Test
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Office Skills Test
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English Speaking Test
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Time Management Test
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Email Etiquette Certification
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

My specialty is writing and editing resumes and cover letters. You will always have the opportunity to review a draft of your resume or cover letter and request changes. I will provide you with a draft for review until you are completely satisfied. Once you have approved the draft, I will provide you with a final copy and close the job. Please contact me for a free assessment of your resume and a quote!

Rates for resumes:
•Formatting and proofreading: $2/page
•Formatting, proofreading, and light editing: $5/page
•Formatting, proofreading, and heavy editing/re-writing: $15/page
•Complete overhaul of resume/writing from scratch: $100 for 1- or 2-page resume (includes 1 customized cover letter template)
•Customized cover letter template: $20

All other work is charged per word:
•Formatting and proofreading: $0.004/word
•Formatting, proofreading, and light editing: $0.01/word
•Formatting, proofreading, and heavy editing/re-writing: $0.03/word
•Original writing: $0.25/word

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Employment

Self-employed
Freelance Editor
2013 - Present
•Currently editing academic work for a Health Sciences PhD student, for whom English is a second language. •Wrote resume, cover letter template, and LinkedIn Summary for a Television Assistant...
Immigrant Services Calgary
Translator (Hungarian to English)
2000 - 2010
Translated and verified translations of official documents such as driver's licences, diplomas and certificates, and school report cards and transcripts.
Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association (BRCA)
Communications Director
2007 - 2009
•Supported and advised on the activities of the Newsletter Editor, Newsletter Publisher, and Website Administrator. •Wrote and edited articles for the monthly community newsletter. •Proofread...
Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association (BRCA)
Website Administrator
2005 - 2007
•Kept the information on the community association website current and accurate. •Assisted the Newsletter Editor with writing content and proofreading. •Represented the Newsletter Editor at Board...
CH2M Hill (engineering)
Technical Editor (Publications Specialist)
2004 - 2005
Supported Senior Publications Specialist with writing, editing, proofreading, formatting, and production of engineering and business development documents.
Jacobs Engineering
Project Secretary
2002 - 2004
Supported Project Engineers with all administrative duties, including word processing and formatting in MS Word, and coordinating production of technical documents. Also provided editing and...

Education

Alliance Française
Advanced French (Niveau Supérieur)
2004 - 2004
Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Writing and Editing Technical Documents
2004 - 2004
University of Calgary
Writing for Magazines and Newsletters
2001 - 2001
Watanabe Japanese Lesson
Conversational Japanese Lessons
1998 - 1998
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Honours B.A. in Modern Languages and Linguistics
1992 - 1996
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resume
curriculam vitae
editing
editor
writing
writer
proofread
proofreader
administrative
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