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Steve, Chi Wing Chow

Steve, Chi Wing Chow

Professional & Native Chinese translation

Hong Kong - Portfolio: 1

If you would like for high quality and professional Chinese / English translation or vise versa , with an accurate service for a fair price, contact me. You won't be disappointed. I have been working on all kinds of translation and interpretation projects for American and European companies, and accompany clients to China for company visit, audit and show exhibition etc., so I can be capable on time schedule for your requirement plus I have an excellent reputation as a professional and sincere translator and interpreter and would be happy to provide reference upon request. I have over 10 years translation experience in business, office, technical, marketing and website documents including : - E-books - Brochure - Manuals - Seminar materials - website Objective Our objective is a quality guarantee to obtain customer satisfaction in terms of Professionalism, Accuracy, Promptness, Economics and Confidentiality

$25.00 /hr
12 hours

christian mullin

christian mullin

Dedicated, professional, creative and more!

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

Writing has been a major part of my successful, professional career over the years. I have a great understanding of business writing, and how to effectively communicate in a business environment. I put all of my energy into each and every task I take on, and am looking to use that effort here at However, I am not limited to this type of writing. I am very creative, and have recently begun working on a children's book, as well as a fictional novel. I am involved in several discussion boards across the web, and completed the last half of my B.S. degree and my MBA in an accredited online learning environment, which was heavily based on effective and consistent writing to communicate efficiently. Check my portfolio and see a sample of my writing style, the types of projects I am capable of, and what I can offer as a freelance provider. Also, feel free to visit my blog at

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Michele Wilcox

Michele Wilcox

Experienced Executive Assistant

United States - Tests: 7

I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have worked in the non-profit, human resources, entertainment, publication, blogging, and freelance industries. My varied and eclectic experiences have caused me to be an ultimate problem solver (or juggler as the situation warrants). Vineyard Virtual Services has been in business since 2008 servicing small businesses and entrepreneurs all over the nation, and now internationally.

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
2,030 hours

Michelle Trimpe

Michelle Trimpe

Resume, CV, Cover Letter, and LinkedIn Profile Specialist

United States - Tests: 4

Having obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English from Illinois State University and a Master of Arts in Higher Education from Michigan State University, I have gained significant writing, editing, and proofreading experience throughout the past seven years. In addition to my educational experience, I have worked as a professional writing consultant at Michigan State and have helped clients refine resumes, CVs, cover letters, personal statements, recommendation letters, academic papers, proposals, dissertations, and a variety of other documents and projects. As a top-rated Upwork freelancer, I specialize in writing, editing, and refining documents related to the job search process. My education and Upwork experience, along with training in Human Resources Management from the American Management Society, allow me to provide comprehensive services to assist you in highlighting your experience and improving your candidacy as a job applicant. I would be happy to support you in any capacity related to your professional development and look forward to helping you refine a great project!

97% Job Success
$27.76 /hr
142 hours

Diego San Miguel

Diego San Miguel Agency Contractor

Senior Chief, Project Manager

Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 15

Over the last 10 years, I have worked as a chief operations officer and a project manager, leading teams in website development, home development, research analysis, and helicopter operations. I am a team leader, with the experience to not only lead teams, but to add creative insight into projects. In addition to project management, my work history includes: web design, web development, community management, research analysis, news editing, technical writing, game design, customer service, promotions, sales, construction, risk management, technical drawing, emergency response (utility), and commercial fishing. As an individual, I am driven to exceed expectations and provide the best quality support, communication, and work in every task I undertake. I believe in setting a positive example not only in my work, but in my personal life. I enjoy being close with nature, hiking, swimming, and volunteering in the community. I believe the best gift is the one you can give. Thank you for taking the time to read this far, and I look forward to working with you, and helping you achieve your business goals.

Groups: Pro Customer Service

Associated with: The Vision Quest Team Agency

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
103 hours

Connie H.

Connie H.

Strategic Marketing and Communications Consultant

United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

Multi-talented professional with 10+ years strategic marketing and communications leadership and international experience across 5 continents. Expertise in web, print, advertising, event planning, email and direct marketing, internal communications and public relations. Exceptional creative collaborator who thrives deadline-driven environments.

100% Job Success
$88.89 /hr
367 hours

Oluwatosin A.

CPA/Tax Consultant/Business Consultant/Financial Analyst

United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

I pride myself in Top-notch, Multifaceted Business and Tax Consultancy services/solutions, including but not limited to:Accounting,Consulting,Tax preparation,Tax consultancy,Tax planning,Business Planning,Marketing planning and Strategy ,Book-keeping, Financial Analysis,Compilations,Reviews,Audit at the best possible rate to all and sundry..............If I wont do it right,I won't do it at all

96% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
1,081 hours

Allison Kloster

Allison Kloster

Social Media Maven - Outgoing & Experienced

United States - Portfolio: 1

*Why I'm the Right Person for the Job: Outgoing, energetic, experienced and ready to get the job done! I don't like to leave a project unfinished and I genuinely love to help others. I have a strong background in administrative tasks as well as graphic design, research, copy-editing and more. I am a full-time social media consultant from the beautiful "Rose City" - Portland, OR. --->Find out more about me at: *When I'm working I always make sure to... Communicate. Open communication is key and I am available by email (which goes right to my phone & iPad), or, phone conference by request. *When I'm not working... I am very creative and enjoy all types of crafting and cooking. I also enjoy time with my family and friends and exploring the beautiful Pacific NW.

63% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
65 hours

Ethan Foore

Ethan Foore

Editor, Copywriter

United States - Tests: 2

Basic copyediting: $15 to $25 per hour Pace: 5 to 9 pages per hour Heavy copyediting: $20 to $30 per hour Pace: 2 to 5 pages per hour Substantive/line editing: $25 to $45 per hour Pace: 1 to 6 pages per hour Developmental editing: $35 to $60 per hour Pace: 2 to 5 pages per hour

90% Job Success
$29.99 /hr
390 hours