To perform the tasks efficiently, writers should be intimately familiar with Microsoft Word. Depending on your needs, you may want to look for somebody who is skilled with software for reference management, data analysis, image processing, or presentations, to name a few.

AIM’s response: To achieve my clients’ goals, I rely on a suite of software programs including Microsoft Office products, EndNote, Mendeley, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro, GoToMeeting, \LaTeX, R, IgorPro, and iMovie.

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