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Last Login 9/7/2016
Location INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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Summary of Experience
Leah has published her work in various national and international journals and magazines. Working with corporations, private groups, and the military, she has a long professional history in quality assurance, human resources, customer service, training and education, technical writing, and proofreading and editing. Maintaining an active online presence, she is very knowledgeable in marketing and recognizing the needs of customers. Having worked as a human resources administrator for nearly a decade, Leah has experience with retirement and separation benefits, health plan and healthcare administration, IRS and pension administration, insurance, and more. She also campaigned for and wrote her HR department's first technical training manual, and maintained support documents and instructions on cyclical processes as a documentation specialist.
Specialties
While she is flexible in terms of writing possibilities, Leah's professional background includes human resources and benefits administration, training documents, website informational documents, recruiting and promotion, education, and technical writing.
Interests
In addition to the above interests and specializations, Leah is also very media savvy and can help with your social media needs, including Facebook and Twitter.
Education
Old Dominion University Aug 2012 – May 2015
English, Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)

Leah has received a doctorate degree in the field of English and Composition.


Old Dominion University Aug 2010 – May 2012
English, Master of Arts (MA)

Leah received an MA in English from Old Dominion University and was listed on the Dean's List.


Honors and Awards
Department of the Navy On-the-Spot Award Leah was recognized for outstanding service to military personnel in the customer service department in the face of a high-pressure project.

Electronic Data Systems Chesapeake Cup Award This honor recognizes work that goes above and beyond what is required or requested by customers.

Association Memberships
Modern Language Association Jun 2008
Leah has been a participating member of the Modern Language Association for over a decade.

Certificates
Microsoft Excel Certification OfficeTeam
Aug 2013
Leah has certification for use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products.

Microsoft Word Certification OfficeTeam
Aug 2013
Leah is certified in Microsoft Word and acted as a Word beta tester in her previous employment.

Projects by Industry
Human Resources

Having worked as a human resources administrator for nearly a decade, Leah has experience with retirement and separation benefits, health plan administration, IRS and pension administration, insurance, and more. She recognized the need for, and wrote, her HR department's first technical training manual, and also maintained support documents and instructions on cyclical processes as a documentation specialist. She was a regular writer and editor for her firm's Knowledge Management Software known as Knova, and created training documents for use with IRS and military personnel.

Education

Leah has worked with training firms and educational institutions for over eight years in several capacities, including providing instruction to a varied clientele that has included everyone from IRS representatives to naval personnel to college students. In addition to providing face-to-face training and education on campuses, office buildings, and government facilities, she has also led online educational opportunities through Cisco WebEx, Skype, and other video and web conferencing software. She has further presented work at educational conferences.

Women

Since 2012, Leah has helped moderate a private online group entitled The Listeners. Among the many topics discussed include issues related to women's health like coping with depression and PCOS, as well as more widely applicable issues related to family and career success. She has also assisted and written work for organizations related to women's rights, voting, teaching, and education, including voter registration campaigns.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Leah has published multiple articles and essays in edited collections, peer-reviewed journals, and magazines. Audiences for these publications included both highly-skilled specialists in a particular field, as well as the general public.

Presentation

The author's professional experience in training and education has led to the creation of numerous presentation documents presented to a wide range of audiences from IRS representatives to naval personnel to college freshman. She has devised and composed presentations via Powerpoint, Prezi, and other presentation software, and has delivered these presentations both in person as well as online through Skype, Cisco WebEX, screencast software, and other online training and conferencing applications.

Newsletter Content

Leah worked as a newsletter chair for two years for an international organization, and also wrote and edited the company newsletter at her previous employer, an educational firm. She has also contributed to her community newsletter.

Projects By Expertise
Technical Writer

Leah has worked as a software developer and campaigned for and wrote the first department technical training manual for her previous employer. She also maintained support documents and instructions on cyclical processes as a documentation specialist. She was a regular writer and editor for her firm's Knowledge Management Software known as Knova, and created training documents for use with IRS and military personnel.

Research Writer

Leah has written several dozen paid and unpaid projects as a research writer, and is highly skilled in presenting both original research and compiling and interpreting the research of others in a more easy-to-understand format.

Journalist

Leah has innovated many paid and unpaid projects in both a formal and informal capacity, having written for a local community in Miami as well as campus newspapers and blog sites. She has several years experience writing both long-form journalistic pieces as well as short and direct informational articles.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Leah has several years of experience writing employee manuals and other related documents in the company's conversational style in her job as a software developer. She also worked as a recruiting coordinator for an institution that prided itself on its welcoming and open reputation.

Promotional

Leah has over a decade of experience writing persuasive promotional materials. This professional background includes work as a recruiting coordinator where she wrote and designed attention-getting flyers and other promotional materials.

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