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Johnathan Sweeney

Johnathan Sweeney

The Silent Innovator

United States - Tests: 3

Graduated with a bachelor degree in civil engineering technology and additional classes in mechanical engineering, I have had experience in residential, commercial and industrial construction trades. I have worked at a project manager as well as IT specialist for the various companies I have been at. I am able to effectively manage a project and provide support at any stage

$35.00 /hr
60 hours

Chrystal Mahan

Chrystal Mahan

MBA Professional

United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

For you, the client, I provide fast, quality work in Accounting/Bookkeeping with 20 years experience with an MBA. Court Transcription Proofreading and General Proofing, Website setup and design services. Data Entry, Virtual Assistance, Transcription, Social Media Marketing and Copywriting with 10 years experience. Experienced eBook Publisher.

58% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
69 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

Julie Barnes

Julie Barnes

Versatile Professional

United States - Portfolio: 79

Is your message resonating with your intended audience? Is it your delivery or your message? Allow me to give you an unvarnished opinion with fresh eyes and a wealth of experience. As a CPA, previous owner of 3 businesses (software, publishing, business brokerage), and author and creator of 4 self-hosted WordPress with subjects ranging from business advice to a memoir of my 4 years in Siberia, there's not much I don't write about - well. I enjoy a 100% recommended rating from all of my clients at eLance and have just recently returned from a year spent working on my book: so please search feedback for my earlier works.

68% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
18 hours

Shokhi A.

Shokhi A.

Experienced content writer, blogger and editor

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 18

I am an MBA by profession. I consistently deliver high quality, original content for online web and blog publishers. I understand SEO and keywords. I work quickly, am reliable and hardworking with experience of 5 years. I also run my own blog established on wordpress in the name of I am a guest Blogger at different established forums too. Great to connect with you!

71% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
37 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.

60% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
65 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

$4.11 /hr
2,108 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 my clients.

85% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
251 hours

Ma. Antonieta Cota Carrasco

Ma. Antonieta Cota Carrasco

Loyalty programs proffesional, marketing and administration.

Mexico - Tests: 7

During the time I worked for HSBC I learned a lot of marketing campaigns, segmentation, research, data analysis, costumer habits, communication skills. My expertise area it´s focused on Loyalty programs and creating very proffitable campaigns. My strenghts are that I´m an excellent administrator, I learn very fast and must of all : I love learning all kind of skills or anything new. I was happy to create charity campaigns to help foundations, because helping others it´s important for me. I´m seeking for oportunities to create all kind of campaigns, to develop a loyalty program or to be helpful as an assistant. My Business Administration degree allows me to participate in all areas. I have experience as a marital counseling and I´m a very objective advisor

90% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
118 hours