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  1. Irene victoria D.

    Irene victoria D.

    Technical Writer | Operations Manager

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced manager with a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering. * Operations and Team Management * Chargeback and Dispute Management * Procedure and Instruction Manual Documentation * Use Case Documentation * Editing, Formatting and Designing Guidebooks, User Manuals, and eBooks * Business Support Management * Kaizen, 5S, Process Improvements, Cost Savings * Call Center Management * Project Management * Customer Service * Office Administration I excel at creating clear, detailed, and concise documentation including user manuals, training manuals, system manuals, use case documentations, guidebooks, and company policy manuals in various industries. I work diligently to provide excellence in my professional endeavors and have gained reputation for my attention-to-detail skill, integrity, and results-driven work ethic.

    $33.33 /hr
    2,942 hours
    5.00
  2. Christy L.

    Christy L.

    HR, Bus Dev, Recruiting Consultant with Ample Experience

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 3

    Hello, I have a Master's Degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology and I am a PHR certified professional who is avidly looking for more projects, part time, and/or full time work. I have experience in cradle to grave recruitment and performance management, communication system overhauls, change management, training design & evaluation, on-boarding, performance appraisal, appreciative inquiry, strategic objective setting, and more. I am capable of doing projects of all sizes and have worked with corporations, educational institutions, and small businesses. I can also do workshops and professional coaching sessions. Finally, I have created corporate wellness programs for 7 companies ranging from weight loss challenges to presentations and fitness classes. I hold my BA from Northwestern University and a Graduate Diploma from Cambridge University (International Business). I am a Yoga Alliance Expert Yoga Teacher and a NASM Personal Trainer. I am eager, excited, punctual, and efficient. I can happily provide references and testimonies to my work. I look forward to working with you and your organization! Thank you, Christy

    $40.00 /hr
    205 hours
    5.00
  3. Jeanie Lyubelsky

    Jeanie Lyubelsky

    Technical Editor & Proofreader at clearfactsresearch.com

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 23

    Contact me to capitalize on your knowledge and achieve your objectives. Great proofreading deals are found in limited hourly contracts for fixed-rate prices—just ask! As an experienced editorial services provider, I will gladly take care of your needs and provide you with exceptional editing and proofreading services. You may see more about specific service price ranges here: http://clearfactsresearch.com/prices-services. Feel free to see my dependable turnaround time schedule, which is updated regularly based on editorial demand: http://clearfactsresearch.com/turnaround-times. How do I look at your written work? Let's engage your readers and reviewers with clearly communicated content and get desired results! My specialized editing and proofreading services can help you be rewarded with increased readership, successful contracts, publication, funding, and growth. Just let me know what you need... Anyone can increase positive recognition and rewards with the right expertise and support. As an experienced editor who is also a certified technical writer, I specialize in purpose-based language with multiple levels of editing, copyediting, rewriting, and proofreading to give you right-on-target results. You can capitalize on your knowledge by increasing clarity in your professional papers, manuscripts, articles, reports, proposals, user guides, documentation, and more. Completely comfortable in using my native language at an expert level, I know how to make your writing look terrific. My proofreading, copyediting, and editing services give you the lowest prices with exceptional outcomes, while my original writing sells for more than $50 per hour on an open market. I gladly accept editing and proofreading jobs on oDesk even when the job title is "writer," but the tasks are actually editorial work. We can also schedule fixed-price orders with limited hourly contracts. Just Google "Jeanie Editor" to see more about my work at regular market rates. Regularly working for authors, business owners, engineers, finance specialists, attorneys, and other technical-specialty professionals, I am flexible and competent in my chosen areas of professional specialty. For example, I am the managing editor, copyeditor, and proofreader for a professional robotics journal, I write engaging press releases that inspire trust and confidence, and I competently carry out many other editorial assignments. Dependable and efficient, my full-time career is focused on producing you with publication-ready content. Strengthen your achievement curve by contacting me to provide you with top-quality editorial reviews. I can effectively enhance your written materials for clarity and credibility by editing for grammar, word usage, style, formatting, spelling, punctuation, while providing editorial suggestions for interesting and compelling text. I successfully work with material written in many styles, including APA, IEEE, GPO, AP, CMoS, and other styles as requested. Save time and get results by hiring a certified technical writer as your editing, copyediting, and proofreading specialist. In our busy world of mixed messages, I check and double check your written work so that it will be noticed, understood, and remembered. I am native English speaker with a certification in technical writing and extensive experience in technical editing, copyediting, proofreading, rewriting. I am also a member of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, the American Finance Association, and the Association of Science-Technology Centers. My research-based MS degree in social sciences with a concentration on programs funding research, along with hands-on technology experience, further qualifies me in understanding authored technical concepts. I can offer you the best experience with professionally reviewing your book manuscripts, professional papers, articles, handbooks, user guides, proposals, venture capital and investor reports, and more. You want to hire an active technical-topics editorial specialist for the following materials: computer science, software development, robotics, electrical, mechanical, civil engineering, electric power generation, transmission, distribution, utilities, and biometrics; journal publishing projects in .doc, .docx, PDF, LaTeX, ShareLaTeX, MS Word, and other formats; business marketing plans, proposals, finance, securities, investments, summary budget narratives, and more. More about my work and recommendations: http://clearfactsresearch.com/faqs https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanielyubelsky Contact me today and see what I can do for you!

    $35.00 /hr
    959 hours
    4.98
  4. Daniel Roux

    Daniel Roux

    Project Manager with Specialization in Translation

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 3

    I have an original, analytic, inquisitive mind and a great drive for implementing ideas and achieving goals. What sets me apart from other applicants is my broad scope of international experience and my ability to transfer it to any industry. I have successfully migrated from the military field to architecture to human resources to training and development to software technical writing, to marketing, to sales and to the translation industry. I am a highly motivated, independent self-starter with two technical college qualifications as well as varied international managerial and project management experience. I am a results-oriented person who excels in a high performance team since I have high standards of competence and performance for others and myself. Software skills include, Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Project, Trados, MultiTrans Prism Flow, OmniPage Pro, ABBYY Finereader, Acrobat Pro, LifeCycle Designer, oDesk platform and more.

    $44.00 /hr
    755 hours
    5.00
  5. Alexander Taylor

    Alexander Taylor

    Professional CV/Resume Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    Achieved excellent feedback ratings on Odesk so far for exceptional CV/Resume writing along with extremely positive comments. As I specialise in different types of CVs/Resumes, I have various samples available so you can choose a style that you feel would be the best for you. If you need any advice or have any questions, just let me know. Firstly, I offer a range of CV/Resume samples that can be viewed on my profile (just click on portfolio) so please do have a look. Also on my profile, there is a PDF document with a selection of eye catching, high impact, graphic design based CVs/resumes as well. Any colours, formats or details can be customised to suit what you'd like. For further information, I have an official professional CV/Resume writing website with a wealth of very satisfied customer feedback (with more CV/Resume samples and 330+ testimonials). Just request the website address. In terms of my CV/Resume writing certifications, I hold the PARWCC - Member of the professional association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. Notably, for one of the Odesk online tests, I have scored the highest mark ever on the Odesk website and hold first position as the only person to score 100%. This is out of 487,000+ people that have taken the test. For one of the other Odesk online tests, I managed to achieve 2nd place out of 4,415,402 tests taken (4.4 million attempts). Due to compliance, we're fully registered for data privacy, policy, protection and secure transactions We specialise in CV writing, Resume writing, CV editing, Resume editing, CV updating, Resume updating and creating brand new CVs/Resumes from scratch. 15 successful years helping people in all industry sectors & professions, at all levels for all types of work (including graduates, students etc). 48 hour turnaround as standard or quicker upon request (24 hour and same day service available). Send your CV/Resume through to me and I'll be happy to review it free of charge. Then I will explain how I can improve it by adding strength, depth, high quality content, new formatting, structure and a professional touch. Once characteristics have been included, along with key skills, core competencies, objectives and what YOU can bring to any role, the new CV/Resume will absolutely maximise your potential. Documents emailed to you in fully editable Microsoft Word and PDF versions. My CV/Resume writing service covers all locations and industries. I will personally create a unique high quality CV/Resume for you that showcases your skills and experience in the most comprehensive way possible. You will be judged in 30 seconds on the CV/Resume layout, presentation, quality and content. Making a good first impression is vital to getting a positive response. Naturally, I can tailor a CV/Resume to any specific job application, industry, background or area of expertise (and academic studies). Don't waste any more of your time sending out the wrong CV/Resume. A wider range of our impeccable, bespoke CV/Resume samples are available on request. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or would like further information. We are available 7 days a week and regularly write CVs/Resumes at very short notice to meet any deadline.

    $37.50 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97
  6. Anne Wallace

    Anne Wallace

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm an attorney-turned business academic, who can turn some pretty arcane stuff into lively readable copy. I practiced law in the employee benefits field before turning to teaching at a community college. I teach a wide variety of courses including English, Business Law and American government. My first love is writing, though. My experience makes it possible for me to wade into some technical areas others might find daunting and drag out the treasure. It's not good writing, no matter how scholarly, if no one wants to read it. I've published in print in national journals like Compensation and Benefits Management and Benefits Quarterly. My online portfolio includes blogs, white papers and research pieces on legal and educational topics, but I'm always up for a new challenge.

    $33.33 /hr
    61 hours
    5.00
  7. Vic Passion

    Vic Passion

    Senior Learning and Project Management Consultant

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 3

    Seasoned learning and development professional with 20+ years’ experience in managing departments and L&D projects and working in all phases of the ADDIE model for a wide range of learning formats and content types. Extensive experience in needs analysis and design. Extensive experience supporting sales through presentations and proposals. Experienced presenter and author of articles. Offerings for clients include: • Needs analysis • Training implementation • Project management • Training design • Stand-up training • Team management • Training development • Facilitation • eLearning narration • Editing • eLearning QA/keystroking • Article writing • Voice-over narration Vic’s recent successes have included: •Completed the needs analysis, design, and development of the Dolby Business Basics onboarding e learning, consisting of a graphic recording with voice-over delivered in a custom Flash interface. After taking the course, employees who had been with the company for ten years or more reported that, for the first time, they understood how Dolby made money. •Spent hours combing Dolby’s photo archives and reviewing hours of founder Ray Dolby interviews. Created a video with synched samples from the audio interviews to tell the Ray Dolby story. It was an effort that people at Dolby said could never be done. Now that Mr. Dolby is deceased, it is a priceless onboarding asset. •Delivered instructor-led Livelink delta training to encourage company-wide adoption of this content-management solution. "We had 38 attendees this morning – 30 completed evals and all were ‘good’ or ‘excellent!’" •For a year and a half, managed the Nerd Lunch program for Ericsson. Responsibilities included coordinating the lunches, planning for presenters, facilitating and recording the lunches, doing post-production on the videos, and distributing videos and other assets. Improved the recordings from Webex recordings to more professional videotaped recordings in 2013. The number of nerd lunch attendees in 2013 was 1,047.

    $44.44 /hr
    30 hours
    5.00
  8. Meg Reilly

    Meg Reilly

    Writer, communications and PR professional

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Entrepreneur -- Owner of marketing & communications consultancy 7+ years experience in publishing and editing Global corporate communications manager at top 3 ad agency network in the world Published and awarded writer and managing editor

    $50.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  9. Irene Valerio

    Irene Valerio

    Spanish/English Translator, Statistician

    United States - Last active: 03/06/2012 - Tests: 8

    1) Experienced Spanish/English translator, efficient, creative and talented. Native speaker born and raised in Latin America. I have worked in translation and simultaneous interpretation for over 13 years both in Latin America and the US. Extensive translation work in diverse fields and formats such as full length books, scholarly articles, legal documents, technical and business, workshops and lectures. Also available for editing, proof reading or technical writing work. 2) Applied statistician by training (Master's degree), able to perform complex and insight generating analysis as well as create user-friendly, easily communicable reports and presentations of results. Experience with medical and insurance data Numerous respectable references in both fields available upon request

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    4.78
  10. Elina VanNatta

    Elina VanNatta

    Marketing Consultant/Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 03/31/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    My passion: Helping organizations succeed by marketing effectively. What you should know about me: I am not always gentle, but I am always candid. If your strategy sucks – I’ll tell you. My experience in brief: In the past 10 years, I have gained diverse skills in the areas of marketing, branding and sales; writing and editing; SEO and SEM, as well as Wordpress, landing page anatomy, blogging and much more. I enjoy dissecting organizations’ strategies, assessing their marketing and branding, and making recommendations for improvement. I love being a virtual marketing director! What I can do: - Current marketing/branding/sales assessment - Marketing/Branding plans to correlate with your Strategic Business Plan - Copywriting: brochures, flyers, content, sales letters, sales scripts, sales presentations, e-mail campaigns, Adwords ads - Blog and article writing - Adwords: setup, review, management - Wordpress: installation, updates, customization - On-page SEO - Preparing for trade shows - Building and training sales teams

    $44.44 /hr
    3 hours
    4.85