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Elisa C.

Elisa C.

Creative and Witty Writer and HR Wiz

United States

I have extensive knowledge of recruiting, on-boarding, employee relations, and training and development. Therefore I know what you need to do to run a smooth business with the right staff, employees who are well-behaved (sometimes) and how to keep them happy! That's why I do Human Resources Administration. Along with that, I also like writing, whether it's for Social Media, Blogs, or your own Business. I'm your girl!

$22.00 /hr
46 hours



Data entry expert and proffesional article writer


I have a Bachelor of Commerce degree-Human Resource. I am experienced in data entry, data analysis and data cleaning. I have worked as a data entry clerk for an international NGO. I also have experience in customer service and related duties from a leading micro-finance bank in Kenya.I got my experience in research working for Kenya Red cross in a children welfare program. I guarantee 100% satisfaction because I am hardworking and very attentive to detail.

$6.00 /hr
3 hours

David A.

David A.

Because Quality must not be Expensive

Spain - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native of Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed, with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for yourself. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for a buyer because it show his public image. Quality is a must, and customers take cares so. Something showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, I can get to any shoe, as you require. Translation: I specialize in ENG - ESP pair, where I offer translation services for all kinds of text and content: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. My qualification in business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieved more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactic or compressive text, as a sample for a manual or a textbook, I also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If the text to be written or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented too. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on customer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how doing it better. The same happens in real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery, but without losing any quality in the process. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must I use to get it. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done

100% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
353 hours

Kayla Fotta

Kayla Fotta

Marketing Expert Fluent in English and Spanish

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I'm fluent in English and Spanish with English being my native language and Spanish my secondary. I have approximately five years of experience in face to face and written translation between the two languages. I have had my own marketing company for about 5 years now and am well versed with all of googles tools and guidelines. I also have experience with PPC, SEO, SMM, SMO, SEM, and Website Conversion and optimization. I'm also experienced in sales, recruiting, marketing, resume writing and updating, writing creative articles, WordPress, website creation and maintenance, advertising, creating business plans and presentations, and project AND product management, and certified in project management and medical coding, all in both languages. I am a dedicated worker with a strong work ethic and I not only make sure I get a job done correctly but in a timely manner as well. I look forward to working with you in hopes to build a long term business relationship. My Resume is available in my portfolio.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Chad Stetson

Chad Stetson Agency Contractor

Prolific Writer, Editor, Project Manager

Canada - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

I’m currently a writer for eBay US, eBay UK, and eBay AU. I’ve written for many notable clients on oDesk on a long-term basis including Travelocity, Trefis, and Worldstart, as well as numerous individual clients. My feedback scores speak for themselves, as does the amount of money I have earned on this platform alone. My skills include writing, editing, and project management. I’ve worked in a variety of environments both online and offline, and have proven myself as an intelligent and dependable worker and leader. I’m a motivated individual who has put more than my fair share of blood and sweat into my work. I’ve held a variety of positions at various companies during my 10+ years in the professional world, including being an Owner, Communications Director, Project Manager, Editor, Copywriter, SEO Specialist, and Social Media Manager. If you’re looking to review my track record, I highly suggest reviewing my feedback comments and scores, or check out some of my portfolio pieces. A quick example of my published work can be found here: Educationally speaking, I hold a Bachelor of Arts (major in psychology) from the University of Manitoba. I'm currently completing a Master degree at Trinity Western University. Additionally, I've completed certification in Academic Writing and Religious Studies. If I seem like a match for you, don't hesitate to send me a message or an invitation to interview. I'm always open to discussing new projects and I'm constantly looking for more work. Additional samples and references available upon request. Cheers, Chad Stetson

Associated with: YiDesigns Agency, Kinzer Projects, LLC Agency

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
1,483 hours

Andy Mar Rosaroso

Andy Mar Rosaroso

To land in a challenging job that fosters professional growth.

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

To land in a challenging job that fosters personal and professional growth where I can excel and showcase my skills, discipline, and attitude towards work. I had worked with Convergys' Philippines for 2 years as a Customer Care Representative, as sales representative, as technical representative, and billing section representative. By that wide scope of business, we, as employee, we need to have an excellent base ground of initiative, critical thinking, fast pace decision making. Having all of those skills mentioned above, you will be called an employee of "Convergys' SPRINT". I want to have a full time home based job where I can use my skills and be able to help my future employer. I have an excellent internet connect and a personal computer that can be useful to the future jobs that I can get here at

$4.00 /hr
0 hours

Jonathan Albert Uy

Jonathan Albert Uy


Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I intend to do my best in any way I can and to be a responsible and efficient affiliate adhering to company's policies and standards. I've been working for almost 5 yrs now. Currently working in a BPO company current position is Recruitment Officer and Home Based Email Marketer. Also worked at a Lending and Investment Company. Also worked as a Graphic Designer. Handled phone calls for both inbound and outbound. Trained to handle interviews for applicants and interns. Encoder. Etc...

$5.56 /hr
1,149 hours

Brittany Carter

Brittany Carter

Personal Assistant, Organizing and Planning

United States - Tests: 2

To deliver results on all my assignments (small or large) that will surpass your expectations by employing my 7 years of experience of strong administrative, organizational, multitasking and personal assistant skills, my professional hands-on experience, as well as my ability to learn and adapt quickly. I will provide you with an exceptionally reliable, professional worker, able to perform with minimal supervision, quickly and efficiently. Many of my services set me apart from other virtual and personal assistants. These skills include my eye for detail, my positive and personable nature, and my ability to perform to your highest standards. I succeed and perform my best in a demanding, fast-paced environment and am highly self-motivated and have a strong drive to achieve personal and corporate objectives. Kevin Fell of says "I've contracted with Brittany multiple times over the last 3 years, and she has done an amazing job with everything I give her, and also did a fantastic job helping me organize my office as well. As a small business owner, unable to hire a full-time person for one job, it's great to have Brittany available to help me with special projects that she's MUCH better at than I would be." My valuable skills include, but are not limited to: - Competent, problem solver, adapts well to any environment, flexible about working overtime. - Exceptional written and interpersonal communication, customer service, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. - Highly motivated, detail oriented, and eager to accept new challenges. - Excellent planning skills with attention to detail. - Strong commitment to team performance and excellence with the ability to contribute and follow directives when appropriate. - Highly effective leadership, communication, and motivational skills. - Proficient at developing and maintaining administrative processes to improve accuracy and efficiency. - Able to identify goals, prioritize and resolve issues. - Effective at meeting deadlines and working under pressure.

$18.52 /hr
101 hours

Mylene grace R.

Mylene grace R.

Wardrobe Stylist/Consultant, Fashion Buyer, Social Media Analyst

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I have worked as a fashion blogger, recruiter, writer and social media partner for contractors here in odesk. I am currently an Assistant General Manager in our family business, an ISO certified company, that has been running for more than 30 years. I was connected with a Mall here in our place as a Junior Buyer/Purchaser of the Accessories Department. I actually am a Registered Nurse in the Philippines by profession.

93% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
194 hours

Mariam S.

Mariam S.

Project Manager/Team Lead & SMM Expert

Pakistan - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 4

I am a committed and motivated individual with the right mix of attitude and abilities which makes me an asset for any organization. I am loyal, efficient and focused towards my goals and always try to do my very best. My academics and skills make me a qualified contender to work with any great organization. In 1.5 years that I have worked on Upwork I have built strong work relationships with my clients based on my proven skills and honesty. I have been associated with many important projects and did my best while learning a lot from my employers which helped me grow and increase my skill base tremendously. . I blog about Beauty, Fashion and Lifestyle for various magazines along with my own website as a part of my hobby. My priorities are: 1- Loyalty towards the company. 2- Promptness in completion of my assignment along with due diligence. 3- Adding significance and value to any organization that I am associated with. I produce top quality work whether working individually or as a team member. I am interested in positions where I can further enhance and develop my skills.

84% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
6,315 hours