I type up to 100 wpm. I am relaxed when typing and enjoy it. I am hoping to find typing work from home.
Executive Assistant/Chef on sailing vessel Jolly Friends
V.W. Ruskin & Associates
March 2005 - June 2013
I worked offshore in capacity of First Mate. I ran the domestic affairs of the boat and acted as personal secretary to Dr. V.W. Ruskin. My secretarial duties included banking, accounting, typing, computer research and troubleshooting, financial management, travel arrangements and property management.
Owner of Trails End Pub/Restaurant
My partner ran the restaurant
April 2004 - March 2005
I co-owned a restaurant/bar. My partner ran the restaurant and I did the administrative work such as payroll, accounts payable and receivable, costing, purchasing. I used Quickbooks accounting software. The liquor license was in my name which means I am bondable.
On Air Technician
June 1990 - April 2004
I was a member of Nabet Local 700 and I worked on Canada AM and National and Local News. My job titles included Floor Manager, Teleprompter Operator, Close Captioner, Chyron Operator, Squeezeback Credits Typist. Originally I got the job because of my superior typing skills. I kept the job for 14 years due to my reliability and ability to learn and think quickly in stressful "on air" conditions.
Part-time Dicta Typist
Taxation Services Division
From February 1984
as secretary to various tax lawyers/C.A.'s. This is where I gained most of my office skills, which I have honed over the years. Duties included typing dictation and financial statements, answering phones, client liaison, appointment scheduling, expense accounting, travel arrangements, BF file, filing system maintenance, electronic records, copying and binding, working with other secretaries on projects, general office administration.
Part-time Dicta Typist
Minden, Gross, Grafstein & Greenstein, Attorneys at Law, Toronto
February 1984 - June 1990
I worked approx. 20 hours a week after business hours typing for litigation lawyers. I was also working full-time at Laventhol & Horwath.
Laventhol & Horwath, Chartered Accountants
June 1983 - June 1990
Working as an online typist for ViaVid Broadcasting. I am only a spare and don't get enough work. It is highly skilled dicta typing of quarterly earnings reports read over the telephone and transcribed by me.
Qualifications & Certifications
Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute
high school was business and computers