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Independent Contractors are self-employed professionals working on an arrangement basis, without being tied to a certain employer. The most common types of Independent Contractors are photographers, writers, web developers, graphic designers, and insurance agents. Based on our collection of resume samples, successful Independent Contractors demonstrate qualifications like networking, efficient communication, deadline orientation, finance skills, and computer competencies, besides their area of expertise. Most example resumes make display of a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field, although no formal education is required for this position.

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Independent Contractor

Project Manager for kitchen and bath remodels, custom cabinetry, deck, flooring, and appliance installations. Identified client needs, prioritized tasks, purchased required materials.

  • Coordinated crews to increase efficiency and maximize productivity. Guaranteed structural and esthetic integrity of all finished projects.
  • Increased efficiency of removal of personal property prior to project start, resulting in faster start up time and decrease in overhead associated with downtime.
  • Executed recycle program by sourcing buyers for unwanted furniture and cabinetry, decreasing cost of overhead expenses.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Project Management
2

Independent Contractor

Provided independent contractor services for Bow Wow Meow which included dog walking, kitty care, and pet-sitting.

  • Ensured the safety of dogs during walk services while establishing long-term bonds through consistent and timely care.
  • Conducted safety checks on cats while the owner was away and fulfilled all feeding and cleaning needs of the client.
  • Interviewed owners and established levels of temperament from their pets as prospective clients.
  • Maintained an accurate and consistent schedule of visits for all clients.
  • Became operations manager of "Leash", a small independent business that provides [company name]s throughout Andersonville and surrounding neighborhoods.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
School Counseling
3

Program Manager, Independent Contractor

Led program to ensure disaster recover, high availability and business continuity for the [company name]'s MNsure (Affordable Care Act) insurance exchange and Medicaid management system.

  • Managed enterprise program impacting 5.6 million customers.
  • Led work effort of 22 people contributing to the program's projects
  • Ensured high availability, disaster recovery and business continuity for State-wide ACA insurance exchange and Medicaid system
  • Partnered with CIO and leadership team to identify program scope
  • Provided cross-functional management of activities to ensure program success
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Finance
4

Independent Contractor

While attending school full time, I provide financial and clerical services, as-needed for a small textiles business.

  • Prepared a variety of accounting documents for my bookstore. Evaluated financial documents as coursework requirement for my economics degree.
  • Maintained accounts for my bookstore. Reviewed financial documents to verify accounting data and necessary entries for coursework for my economics degree.
  • Worked with several different offices in the military (for example the accounting office and the maintenance office) to maintain macro-organization between offices.
  • Packaged documents for customers and vendors of my bookstore. Packaged invoices for clients of [company name]. Handled sensitive information according to protocol for military office.
  • Performed research of accounts, historical data and source documents to fulfill requirements for economics degree. Performed an official business analysis and prepared financial spreadsheets for [company name]. Researched accounts and data to purchase and maintain my bookstore. Worked with officers to maintain necessary paperwork for successful deployment projects as an assistant to the military office manager.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Economics
5

Independent Contractor

  • For portfolio of over 130 distressed residential investment properties, investigated status of title, occupancy, tax foreclosure and redemption, housing code compliance, condemnation proceedings, and property value
  • Edited transcriptions of court proceedings in various jurisdictions and courts including bankruptcy, domestic relations, youth protection, tort, and criminal proceedings
  • Conducted buyer- and seller-side real estate closings for conventional, FHA, and VA loans and resort timeshare transactions
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Independent Contractor

  • Research, generate, and prospect 300 new leads that carry appropriate items for [company name] each week.
  • Won bonuses by auditing 3000 out of 1000 required leads during fire drills.
  • Daily/weekly goals, Microsoft Excel and spreadsheet
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Environmental Studies And Economics
7

Independent Contractor

  • Coordinated daily construction methods appropriate for company's contract budget
  • Examine monthly contracts and relay technical information to employees
  • Administered 6-8 construction personnel and activities onsite
  • Hired and trained construction personnel
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Sociology
Business Entrepreneurship
8

Hair Stylist, Independent Contractor

  • Educated and assisted clients in transitioning to more natural products
  • Training and continuing education in current hair trends
  • Ensured knowledge growth in current global environmental issues
  • Proponent of holistic and wellness services
  • Maintained existing salon clientele for over 10 years
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Environmental Horticulture
California Cosmetology License
9

Independent Contractor

Day laborer

  • Ensure exceptional accuracy and speed with customer requests
  • Use of heavy machinery & equipment (see certifications)
  • Perform tasks at heights over 20 feet with harness
  • Measure, cut, & assemble customized shipping crates
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
10

Independent Contractor

Housekeeper/Personal Assistant

  • Make beds, clean rooms and bathrooms, vacuum, and wash laundry.
  • Prioritize and organize work and follow through to ensure duties are accomplished.
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional.
  • Schedule appointments for client
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Medical Administrative Assistant

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