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Utsav Rathi

Utsav Rathi



Ability to do fast research and come up with insightful solutions are the strengths that I have acquired over the years. Your project requirement seems interesting as it seems to provide me the opportunity to use my skill and make meaningful contribution. I wish to be associated in your project and look forward for an opportunity thereon. Needless to mention, you can expect a coherent, error free and copyscape proof piece from me.

$8.00 /hr
0 hours

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Broad orientated virtual assistant with entrepreneurial experience

Czech Republic - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

My place of stay is in Prague, Czech Republic, and I can be contacted for part- and/or full-time home based opportunities. I have: - experience in customer service because I dealt directly with customers face-to-face, by email and by phone; - been selling contracts in mobile telephony, internet and rental space. During this period I had extensive training on the job; - standardized applicable values as long-term relationship and increasing customer value; - proven myself to be a quick learner (see my reference of Accenture) and I enjoy developing myself; - eye for detail and I know how to visualize your business; - no issue with adapting to set up structures which I try to make my own and improve to gain better results; - strong communication skills and experience to work with cultural differences. I studied Small Business & Retail Management and in this area I gained a lot of knowledge in the past years. It also made me the person who thinks about your business by showing keen interest. During my recent projects on oDesk I improved my Office (Microsoft/Google) skills significantly. Other software I work(ed) with but not limited to are: - Wordpress, - GetResponse, - AutoRespond, - Mailchimp, - SurveyMonkey, - Gimp, - Audacity, - Google products I also cooperate with other freelancers. In the case you would like me to control your project feel free to contact me as well. I will hire the designated freelancers myself and for you there will be just one contact. I operate under the name Non-stop Strategy. Feel free to contact me in case you have something to share or want to offer. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and I am looking forward to start doing business with you. Best Regards, Freddie

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
4,921 hours

Mary Crawford

Mary Crawford

Mgmt-Team Lead-Customer Care-V.A.-Sales-Writer

United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

I have specialized in the sales,customer service field as a manager and sales manager, top sales performer and Team leader creating an exemplary team to monitor Quality Assurance for the three major call centers of a National company Responsibilities included: - Leading the growth and development of my company's Quality monitoring. -Procuring top talent and carefully selecting exceptional candidates for the formation of an exemplary team. - Overseeing preparation of uniquely quantitative and qualitative QA reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly agent specific reporting criteria. . - Edit and distribute to reporting and process critical feedback to all 3 call centers while discovering, managing, and resolving any discrepancies in information or processes. -Meeting on a weekly basis with the different teams for discussion of action items and training of customer care agents. -Preparation of itinerary and hosting weekly QA meetings with my team for a clear portrait of feedback across the globe and preparation of the teams weekly assignments. Accomplishments I am proud of include: -excellent managerial skills in office or performing online virtual assistant responsibilities! -High ranking percentile in communication and negotiation skills, phone, hospitality, email etiquette plus customer care. -Proficiency in business communications understanding that communication is the key to success! -I have received recognition for my careful attention to detail and ability to provide spot on feedback including meeting notes. - I am a publish writer, a foreign language and body language student. - I am tech savvy, a self starter and have an impeccable ability to work independently managing time well. - I pride myself with dedication and maintaining a great work ethic being completely trustworthy. -I am equally content following direction from one supervisor, as a team player, as a team leader or in a managerial setting. - I am very flexible with my hours and enjoy long term positions with an opportunity for advancement and working as many hours as possible. - I am an eager and quick study, always up for a new task contributing 100% effort ! References available I look forward to hearing from you,

96% Job Success
$15.56 /hr
7,607 hours

Isabel F.

Isabel F.

Business Consultant | LinkedIn Marketing | Branding | Content Writer

Portugal - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

Reliable. Trustworthy. Competent. EXPERTISE: Branding & Positioning / Content & Relationship Marketing. Providing excellent customer focus I bring multilingual & multicultural sensibility to my strategic & creative work in MARKETING, LEAD GENERATION & SALES in many areas of technology & industries, international trade, procurement & sourcing. VALUE PROPOSITION: Keeping it simple, identifying the essential, eliminating the rest! As a seasoned Management Consultant I have seen many companies grow and perish. I understand what distinguishes them ...I work above, below, through & on-line, in order to dramatically increase my clients' RESULTS! CORE VALUES: No lies & no tricks! I sincerely believe in doing the right thing to enable my clients to succeed. If they succeed, then I succeed. MOTTO: "Three sentences for getting success: Know more than other. Work more than other. Expect less than other." (W. Shakespeare) "QUALITY is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort" (John Ruskin) ... I'm a former SME Co-founder & Managing Director Owner with over 25 years of sales & marketing entrepreneurial experience within business development. Please check out my RECOMMENDATIONS and BACKGROUND ACTIVITY on LinkedIn: EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: I deliver over-the-top personalized service... I will take time to understand the challenges and needs in order to give the best possible help. LINKEDIN MARKETING: As an experienced business developer & a strategist, I assist on LinkedIn profiles & Company Pages, Personal & Business Branding, effective LinkedIn SEO, LinkedIn Marketing Segmentation, Positioning, Lead Generation, LinkedIn PR Management & long term online Marketing Management ... always focusing in QUALITY connections and due "net-worth", I deliver RESULTS with an extreme sense of urgency & professionalism. My preference is to develop long-term relationships with clients. Please take a look at my brief presentation: COACHING: I have the maturity and skill set to prepare, support & manage your in-house or virtual workforce team assuming direct communication via email & SKYPE. Your BUSINESS VALUE & GROWTH: I do care about it and look forward to assisting YOU … Let's talk!

85% Job Success
$75.00 /hr
581 hours

Justin M.

Justin M. Agency Contractor

Project Manager and Squarespace Specialist

United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

Driven by a genuine desire to contribute to the global creative community, Justin Raymond Merino founded kulturspace with fifteen years of diverse experiences in management, design and cultural environments in international organisations, he offers clients and collaborators a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and creative dexterity. Justin’s education includes Business Management studies at COC, a degree in Design and Visual Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, and in Film & Cinema from the University of London. A strong believer in self-advancement, he also studied Project Management at Pinnacle P.D., Exhibition Design at Node’s Center for Curatorial Studies, and participated in numerous educational programmes at Museum of Modern Art in New York. Spanning over a decade of supervisory practice, Justin’s multifaceted portfolio includes roles such as Operations/Merger Coordinator at Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Facilities Consultant for Warner Music Group, Project Manager within the International Television Department at Warner Bros. Studios, Head Coordinator at LuxeLab & ArtLab, and Facilities Coordinator at Los Angeles Fire Department, amongst others. His responsibilities ranged from overseeing a staff of 40+ people, to managing a US$1billion facilities remodel for Warner Bros. Studios. Justin’s progressive character, innovative ideas and communicational adeptness led to his appointment as Operations and Artist Relations Director at the Manhattan-based Artist Pension Trust in late 2011. His duties included handling of investments and corporate relations with over 700 clients in the UK, Los Angeles and New York, in addition to managing the global Operations and Logistics staff and business development. His hard work and dedication saw his prompt promotion in 2013 to Director General of the newly founded non-profit APT Institute, where he played an integral role in the development of the organisation’s concept, branding and marketing strategies. Justin’s focus now lies on nurturing and expanding kulturspace’s international presence as THE Creative(s) Agency, working with and for creative individuals and organisations to bring their ideas to life. He envisions a future where we’re able to devote ourselves to our individual creative pursuits, enriching our world with artistic, cultural and innovative visions, but doing so with the support of a larger collective - free from the limitations of a traditional brick-and-mortar setup. A native of Los Angeles, Justin Raymond Merino presently collects air miles living and working between Los Angeles, California and Berlin, Germany. Languages: English, ASL and Hebrew.

Associated with: kulturspace

90% Job Success
$75.00 /hr
21 hours

Justin Beaudoin

Justin Beaudoin

CEO/Computer Technican

Canada - Tests: 2

I strive to provide exemplary service to clients at economical prices. I run and operate MobiTek in Canada a full service computer repair and maintenance company. I have more than 6 years experience in the computer industry, 8 years in media broadcasting. I have a Bachelors of Business Administration with Honours from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. I also have a Radio Broadcasting Certificate from Humber College.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Rakibul I.

Rakibul I.

Wikipedia GUY - SEO & Marketing

Bangladesh - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 12

Top Rated Wikipedian! I'm proud to be an Wikipedian . I have over 4 years professional experience of Wikipedia article writing ( Creation), Restoration & Syntax coding. I'm a member of AFC and recent changes petroller in Englsih Wikipedia & MediaWiki Foundation. Also i'm a Rollback Admin. I would like to help you with - Wikipedia, SEO, SMM, Data entry, Administrative support & Marketing! I'm Rakibul I Khocon a responsive Freelancer who aspires to utilize strong Freelance work and deep knowledge to deliver top high quality results that helps clients.

85% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
251 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

Deepthika P.

Deepthika P.

Accountant / Creative Writer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 6

My passions are taking on challenging accounting work and creative writing. Highly contrasting interests, but equally enjoyable to me!! I am good at writing about anything and everything but writing fiction is at the top of my list. I love creating interesting and witty stories based on any story outline given to me and also developing plots for books, myself. I like to write stories that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. From the accounting aspect, I use my professional knowledge as a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK and my comprehensive work experience to submit hundred percent accurate assignments to my clients within the scheduled time frame as I understand the importance of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis to companies. I have 20 years experience in accounting work and have used Xero, QuickBooks, MYOB, Access Data Bases, Excel and other related software during the course of my work. I have worked in Australia and Sri Lanka.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
705 hours

Amy Latta

Amy Latta

transcriptionist, clerical, Health Administration, Editor, writer edit

United States - Tests: 3

I am looking to find work in which I can do at home to earn money and gain experience with. I am very hard working and thrive to be the best. I am a quick learner and an asset to any company. I have experience in technical writing, web site content, and editing. Journalism is my all time favorite. I have experience with running an office, and telecommunications. I have an Associate of Arts Degree from the University of Phoenix which I obtained in 2011. I majored in Medical Administration. I took specialty classes in Medical Billing and Transcription. I have worked as a Substitute Teacher for the Blount County Board of Education since August of 2009 which I work with grades K-12 and special needs children ages 3- 20. I have volunteered for Hospice services and Home Care services at Cullman Regional Medical Center in Cullman Alabama where I do clerical work. In 2009-2011 I headed up an organization for special needs athletes called The Blount County Miracle League. I was President and creator of the organization. I have experience transcribing and reviewing audio files with many companies online. If there is one thing I can not stand is reading online and finding flaws in the transcriptioning.

$8.89 /hr
59 hours