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Diane Faulkner


Ghostwriter, Writer, Editor, Proofreader based in Florida

About Me

I’m an award-winning freelance business book ghostwriter, content marketing writer, and editor with nearly twenty years’ experience based in North Florida.

As a ghostwriter, editor, and proofreader for traditional publishing and self-publishing houses, I have covered topics such as leadership, thought leadership, generational leadership, labor law, corporate culture, HR technology, and management technology, as well as other topics including health, women’s health, transportation, lodging design, insurance, education, finance, and the business of coffee.

I’ve written thousands of articles for news outlets (e.g. The Business Journal), leading magazines (e.g. Forbes) and trade journals (e.g. The Federal Credit Union), companies (e.g. ADP Total Source), as well as websites (e.g. GuideWell). Please see https://dianefaulkner.com/popular-clips/ for more work samples. Resume available upon request.

Industries I Write About

Human Resources

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Staffing & Recruiting

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Executive Office

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Management Consulting

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Professional Training

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Law Practice

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Food & Beverages

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Leisure & Travel

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Mental Health Care

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Nonprofit Organization Management

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Writing & Editing

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My Writing Samples

FORBES: How HR Can Help Prevent Employee Burnout

Human Resources/Employee Burnout/Engagement


Modernize Onboarding to Accelerate New Hire Engagement

Human Resources/Onboarding/New Hire/Engagement


FORBES: How to Use Big Data to Recruit Top Talent

Human Resources/Big Data/Technology/Recruiting/Staffing/Retention


Why Googling Candidates Before You Hire Them is Against the Law

Human Resources/Hiring/Staffing/Recruiting/Best Practices/Labor Law


How Employee Resource Groups Fulfill Diversity Objective and Grow Leaders

Human Resources/People Management/Growth/Diversity/Leadership/Development/Training


Should You Re-Evaluate Employee Perks?

Human Resources/Benefits



Freelance Writer/Editor/Ghostwriter B2B

Journalist and editor with more than twenty years of experience in writing, editing, proofreading, magazine/Internet/newspaper work, developmental editing, ghostwriting book-length manuscripts, coaching/instruction, technical writing. Currently, use Chicago and AP styles.

Company: Self-employed

I worked there from 9/1995 until now

Head of Human Resource Programs

Recruited to retool & re-establish HR department. Within a 15-month contract, introduced online recruitment resources, developed & facilitated recruitment standards based on FLSA & Title VII strictures. Renegotiated benefits contracts & instituted monthly benefit orientations. Designed & implemented an internal on-line HR department to better serve out-of-state, out-of-country staff. Advise President, Executive Team, Board of Directors, Program Directors, management team on labor law/HR issues.

Company: Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc.

I worked there from 2/1998 until 5/1999

Vice President - Human Resources

Organizational Development, Recruitment, Benefits, Quality Improvement Programs, Strategic Planning, Review & Critique (360○), Budget & Analysis, Compensation, Pension (401k, 403(b), 403(c)), Training & Development, Employee Counseling, Policy Creation/Implementation/Follow-up, AAP/EEO-1, Diversity (Title VII issues), Safety (OSHA issues), Federal & State Employment Law, Mergers & Acquisitions through NCUA, Workers' Compensation, Community Outreach

Company: Coastline Federal Credit Union

I worked there from 5/1995 until 2/1998

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