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Terri Williams

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Freelance Writer: Business, HigherEd, Tech, Ethics

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My versatile and extensive writing portfolio includes the following clients:

The Economist

Yahoo!

USA Today

Realtor.com

The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy at Loyola University Chicago

The Houston Chronicle

U.S. News & World Report

Robert Half (ghostwriter)

Talent Culture (ghostwriter)

Investopedia

The San Francisco Chronicle

Business.com

About.com (now dotdash)

Freshome

Daily Energy Insider

MultiBriefs

Homeland Preparedness News

Women 2.0

Talent Culture (ghostwriter)

EBSCO Publishing (business book summaries)

Livestrong

Winston Benefits (ghostwriter)

Industries I Write About

Higher Education

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Human Resources

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Writing & Editing

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Computer & Network Security

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Insurance

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Oil & Energy

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Real Estate

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Staffing & Recruiting

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Utilities

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Renewables & Environment

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Executive Office

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My Writing Samples

The Economist: Be a Disruptor to Avoid Disruption

Article includes interviews with disruption experts in Harvard Business School, London Business School, and The Clayton Christensen Institute on the differences between innovation and disruption, how companies and individuals can become disruptors, and how they can avoid being disrupted by startups, etc.

https://execed.economist.com/blog/industry-trends/be-disruptor-avoid-disruption

Investopedia: 5 Prerequisites for Purchasing a Home

Examples the necessary steps to successfully closing on a new home.

http://www.investopedia.com/articles/personal-finance/091415/5-financial-prerequisites-buying-house.asp

Yahoo: How Bad Finances Can Affect Your Mortgage

This article discusses the importance of a good credit score in the home-buying process.

https://homes.yahoo.com/news/how-bad-finances-will-affect-your-mortgage-182448626.html

U.S News & World Report: Myths About Online Education

Discusses the stigma associated with distance learning and sets the record straight.

http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2015/03/09/7-myths-about-online-education

Realtor.com: 5 Ways You're Sabotaging the Sale of Your Home

Provides insight to help home sellers make the necessary adjustments to get a quick sale.

https://www.realtor.com/advice/sell/ways-youre-sabotaging-sale-home/

The Houston Chronicle: Jobs for People Who Are Not Detail-Oriented

This articles examples jobs for people who don't like paying attention to details.

http://work.chron.com/jobs-people-not-detail-oriented-18703.html

The San Francisco Chronicle: How to Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

This article discusses the do's and don'ts of home remodeling and improvements.

http://homeguides.sfgate.com/increase-resale-value-home-appraisers-point-95547.html

About.com: How to Write an Outstanding College Application Essay

The college application essay could turn a "maybe" into a definite "yes." Experts describe the key components of an excellent essay.

https://www.thoughtco.com/college-essay-tips-4135470

UNLEASH: Reskilling the Global Workforce

Interviews with thought leaders at Deloitte, Randstad, Mercer, Georgetown, Wharton School, and Carnegie Mellon on ways to reskill workers to meet an organization's needs.

https://www.unleashgroup.io/news/reskilling-the-global-workforce

Business.com: 6 Signs That You're Unpromotable

This articles helps employees take an honest look at the reasons why they may not be advancing in their career.

http://www.business.com/careers/6-signs-that-youre-unpromotable-and-what-to-do-about-it/

Sync: Mercy Health System's Gil Hoffman Uses Data to Create a Healthier World

Profile of Hoffman's efforts to improve healthcare through data.

http://sync-magazine.com/2016/gilbert-hoffman-mercy/

GoodCall: Professors Who Invent Attract Engineering Students

Engineering Deans from Yale, Brown and Dartmouth reveal why engineering students are drawn to inventor/professors.

https://www.goodcall.com/news/professors-who-invent-010335

Women 2.0: This Tech Teacher of the Year Wants to Stomp Out Math Phobia and Level the Playing Field

Dartmouth engineering professor explains how the school has achieved gender parity and offers advice for leveling the playing field.

https://women2.com/2019/01/10/this-tech-teacher-of-the-year-wants-to-stomp-out-math-phobia-and-level-the-playing-field/

Loyola University Center for Digital Ethics and Policy: Consorting with Black Hats and Negotiating w

The ugly truth about cybersecurity: making friends with the bad guys may be the best way to know what's going on.

http://www.digitalethics.org/essays/consorting-black-hats-and-negotiating-cybercriminals-ethics-information-security

Freshome: Exclusive: The NKBA Reveals Key Design Trends in U.S. Kitchens

The National Kitchen and Bath Association reveals the latest kitchen designs, styles, materials, and finishes.

https://freshome.com/national-kitchen-bath-association-reveals-key-design-trends-in-kitchens/

HER Magazine: Negotiation 101- How to Hone Your Negotiation Skills

Two negotiation experts explain why women need negotiation skills and how to obtain them.

https://hermag.co/negotiating-101-hone-negotiation-skills/

DailyEnergyInsider: Electric Utilities Join Forces to Fight Utility Scams

Jared Lawrence of Duke Energy describes current utility scams and ways that consumers can avoid being duped by scammers.

https://dailyenergyinsider.com/featured/7742-electric-utilities-join-forces-fight-utility-scams/

HomelandPreparednessNews: Cham Dallas Warns U.S. Emergency Medical Profession Unprepared for Nuclear

Cham Dallas discusses his new report, which warns that emergency medical personnel have not been sufficiently trained to handle nuclear threats.

https://homelandprepnews.com/featured/25766-u-s-emergency-medical-profession-unprepared-nuclear-attack-research-shows/

Choose Energy: Energy Efficiency Myths That are Costing You Money

This articles dispels some of the erroneous information that is deceiving people into believing that they're saving energy, when they're really not.

https://www.chooseenergy.com/blog/energy-efficiency/energy-efficiency-myths-costing-money/

Fairygodboss: If Your Boss Says This, It’s a Sign They Probably Underestimate You

What sort of impression are your making on your boss? These are some of the ways to discover if your boss is impressed or dismayed.

https://fairygodboss.com/articles/if-your-boss-says-this-it-s-a-sign-you-re-probably-being-underestimated

MultiBriefs: How Customers Buy, Why They Don’t, and How You Can Change Their Minds

Forget everything you thought you knew about customer buying trends.

http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/how-customers-buy-why-they-dont-and-how-you-can-change-their-minds/marketing

Arizona Central: What is the Danger of Losing More Than 2 Pounds Per Week?

When you're trying to lose weight, you want to do it quickly, but there are some health hazards in losing too much weight too quickly.

http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/danger-losing-2-pounds-per-week-16101.html

SmartRecruiters: Skills to Survive the Automation Revolution

Learn the 4 questions to ask to determine your risk for being replaced by automation, and what you need to know to survive.

https://www.smartrecruiters.com/blog/skills-to-survive-the-automation-revolution/

Modern Counsel: How to Defund Terrorism

Bruce Ortwine, general counsel of the Americas and senior executive vice president at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, explains how he ensures that terrorist money isn't laundered through his bank.

https://modern-counsel.com/2016/sumitomo-mitsui-trust-bank/

Talent Culture: How to Intentionally Create a More Inclusive Culture

Inclusiveness doesn't happen by chance. Learn how to be inclusive on purpose.

https://talentculture.com/how-to-intentionally-create-a-more-inclusive-culture/

Robert Half: 3 E's to Excellence on the CPA Career Path

Discover the 3 steps that can help you succeed as a CPA.

https://www.roberthalf.com/blog/salaries-and-skills/3-es-to-excellence-on-the-cpa-career-path

Experience

Journalist/Freelance Writer/Contributing Writer

Researches and writes content on a variety of topics, including business news and operations, talent management, higher education, personal finance and insurance, real estate, energy, homeland security, technology, health and wellness, and ethics.

Company: The Economist, Realtor.com, USA Today, The Houston Chronicle, About.com, etc.

I worked there from 10/2010 until now

Content I Write