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  1. Irene victoria D.

    Irene victoria D.

    Technical Writer | Operations Manager

    United States - Last active: 3 days 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
    2,922 hours
    5.00
  2. Christy L.

    Christy L.

    HR, Bus Dev, Recruiting Consultant with Ample Experience

    United States - Last active: 3 days 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
    192 hours
    5.00
  3. Palesa M.

    Palesa M.

    Researcher/Statistical analysis/Academic writer-editor/Proofreading

    South Africa - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I currently hold a PhD in invasion biology. I am skilled in all aspects of research including study design, research material, literature reviews, data analysis and interpretation and academic writing. Im fluent in both verbal and written english and have published peer- reviewed research papers in my field. I'm proficient and have extensive experience in computer based skills MS Office suite, Corel draw and several other programs including GIS and statistic programs (SPSS, Statistica and R). I have also done presentations at many international conferences. I am to provide quality services to all my clients and will treat all work with utmost confidentiality and integrity.

    $30.00 /hr
    341 hours
    4.85
  4. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    253 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
  6. Katrina Beaver

    Katrina Beaver

    Transcription Expert with 6 Years Experience, Accurate and Fast

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

    I DO NOT Farm out the work. I also do not use speech to text software. If you want an accurate,professional transcript of your audios or videos, you have found the right contractor. Having 6 years of transcription experience and over 1,700 oDesk hours, I have transcribed several audios and videos including: dissertation interviews, medical, focus groups, legal, corporate meetings and interviews. I can transcribe an hour of audio in 4 working hours or less. When you hire me you can be confident that you will get a professional transcript by or before your specified deadline, and you will not have to spend your valuable time going through and making corrections. You will get your transcripts in MS Word. All of my transcriptions are proofread for the highest level of accuracy and quality. I will never outsource transcriptions. I can guarantee the work you will receive will be 100% mine. Your satisfaction is my number one goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,891 hours
    4.84
  7. Morgan Staggers

    Morgan Staggers

    Editor, Researcher and Hack Provocateur

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 15

    I'm here to serve your writing and editing needs. Proficient at internet research, I use a number of citation styles including MLA and APA to reference my academic work. For marketing and SEO applications, my writing utilizes search content and HTML placement for optimal indexing. I have authored numerous on-spec articles on law, business and leisure pursuits. I've also edited novels and scholarly papers for clarity and flow. Please examine my oDesk portfolio to see the wide variety of projects I have submitted to my clients. Armed with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin in government and English, I seek to leverage my life experiences and interests into my writing. My thoughts are shaped by lucid reasoning and proper grammar. Depending on audience and subject, I adjust my style to cater to almost any readership. Please contact me if I can be of assistance to your project.

    $22.22 /hr
    146 hours
    4.96
  8. Bernard L.

    Bernard L.

    Word | Excel | PPT | Publisher | Ebook | Forms | Templates | Designs

    Philippines - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 8

    My earnest desire is to deliver high-quality output required by clients through rendering efficient administrative support tasks such as word processing, data entry, form conversion, reports and article writing. I have more than 15 years of work experience wherein I practically gained proficiency in using Microsoft/ Web/ Online applications. Several training and seminars gave me the opportunity to learn and use other software like Adobe Photoshop (CS3), ArcGIS (ArcMap 9.3 Version) Database (CBMS-NRDB). oDesk is now helping me in enhancing my expertise.

    $25.00 /hr
    760 hours
    4.94
  9. Michele Wilcox

    Michele Wilcox

    Experienced Executive Assistant

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - 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 experience in personal assisting services, such as calendar management and travel accommodations, as well as project management services, such as spreadsheet maintenance. In addition to the above, I am experienced in word processing, newsletter creation, blogging, blog maintenance, and freelance writing.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,013 hours
    5.00