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Atlanta homebuilder construction permit data entry
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Hourly ‐ Posted 20 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Expert
Experience level

I’m interested in hiring an expert who has experience in accessing/downloading new construction residential homebuilding permit data in…

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Trucking Fleets Management Virtual Assistant
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 20 hours ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

Experience Fleet management, Data Load entry needed. must have experience in trucking industry.

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Administrative and Data Entry Contractor
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 20 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Requirements: - Strong written and spoken English proficiency. - Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail. - Demonstrat…

Data Entry Error Detection Clerical Procedures Accuracy Verification Administrative Support Email Communication Google Docs
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Data Entry Assistant for Importing Invoices from Keap
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 19 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

We are looking for a skilled data entry professional to assist with importing invoices from Keap and organizing them in a spreadsheet.…

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$10
Fixed-price

Entry
Experience level

I have a premade template for an influencer campaign report to show the performance number of each influencer in the campaign. Need yo…

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Sales & Data administrator
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 20 hours ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

We are looking for a skilled Backend Administrator to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing our…

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Place & Event Data Entry
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 20 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Entry
Experience level

Come vibe with us! This task will be a mixture of research and cataloging places and events. The research phase could include things…

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Document Updating
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 20 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Entry
Experience level

We have two documents that need to be updated. One is a 6 page enrollment form. Another is a 1 page consent form. It will be important…

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Collect answers from all possible questions to form Test bank
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 19 hours ago

$5
Fixed-price

Entry
Experience level

I'm looking for someone to go through practice questions from one chapter of a textbook and make a list of all the answers to the possi…

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Transcript whiteboard into excel
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 19 hours ago

$10
Fixed-price

Entry
Experience level

I need a whiteboard transcribed to a excel template that I have provided. Create 2 tabs, one for Gaps, one for Fact Base. Please put ea…

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Data Entry Specialists on Upwork
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How to Become a Data Entry Specialist

Data entry specialists are detail-oriented professionals who transfer written data into electronic data. Data entry specialists usually have at least a high school diploma or a professional certificate. An undergraduate degree is not required, and most data entry specialist positions are entry level.

Examples of jobs that data entry specialists may have include data entry clerk, data entry operator, healthcare typist, administrative assistant, and bookkeeping office clerk. An entry-level data entry clerk, for example, may use their computer skills toward working with Microsoft Excel. More information is available at the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ website.

What does a data entry specialist do?

Data entry specialists are the critical liaison between information contained on paper and electronic data within a computer database. Data entry specialists manage the transfer of written information from hard copy to computer file copy through keying information into a system or a database.

Information handled by data entry specialists includes bills, reports, canceled checks, and other information that requires typing into an electronic portal or database for archiving and eventual retrieval for reports and analysis.

What skills do I need to become a data entry specialist?

There are no specific educational requirements necessary to become a data entry specialist. Most specialists have at least a high school diploma or a GED and might also obtain a professional certificate. Otherwise, the required skills to become a data entry specialist include:

  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency with standard computer software, such as Microsoft Office suite
  • Fast typing skills
  • Ability to edit
  • Ability to work for consecutive hours on a daily basis

Most recommend a bachelor’s degree or data entry experience in computer applications or other related fields for a career path.

What are the job responsibilities of a data entry specialist?

The responsibilities of a full-time data entry specialist revolve around typing and attention to detail. They can include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring accurate transferring of data from hard copy to digital copy
  • Identifying possible errors and mistakes in hard copy prior to input
  • Checking data entry work for accuracy and clarity

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