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  1. Harry Carver

    Harry Carver

    Experienced Freelance Writer

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    My objective is to provide a superior work product, on time, while exceeding client expectations for quality, originality and value. I am a motivated writer, re-writer, copywriter and proofreader, located in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. I am an American by birth and a native English speaker. My background is in management, primarily financial services. I have served in the following capacities: Manager for Fidelity, Vice President of a large regional bank, President of a financial services company and Manager of Administrative Services and Support for Aon Corporation. I've had a great deal of writing experience, both in the course of my career and as a freelance writer for the past 4 years. I bid on jobs that I believe I am competent to undertake. In short, if I bid for a job, it is because I am confident I can complete the task in an exemplary manner.

    $22.22 /hr
    136 hours
    4.92
  2. Elizabeth K.

    Elizabeth K.

    Proofreader and Computer Whisperer

    United States - Tests: 11

    I have a very sharp eye for proofreading. I can read through a document and catch all typographical, grammatical, spelling, punctuation, and technical errors. Have computer problems with Windows? I can solve them. I have extensive experience troubleshooting and applying innovative, creative, and logical solutions. I work quickly and efficiently and love difficult problems. I can perform local admin tasks, work with advanced Windows settings and tweaks, troubleshoot application conflicts with Windows, personalize, basic maintenance, advanced maintenance, hardware conflicts with Windows, Stop Error troubleshooting, basic hardware diagnostics, and anything else you might need.

    $25.00 /hr
    21 hours
    4.92
  3. Vic Passion

    Vic Passion

    Senior Learning and Project Management Consultant

    United States - 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
  4. Lisa L.

    Lisa L.

    Freelance Writer

    United States

    Prompt and professional! My skills include writing engaging copy for articles, blogs, grants, proposals, whitepapers, or anything else you may need. I am also a skilled researcher, with particular expertise in healthcare and social research. I have solid writing skills and provide proofreading, editing, document design/creation, and technical writing services. I can also create dynamic presentations, online/classroom curriculum, and training manuals. I am very skilled in the use of Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher, and also D2L (Learning Management System). My professional background is in behavioral health, healthcare, education, criminal justice, and business administration. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Colorado, and I have a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Agency Counseling, both from the University of Colorado. I also have a certificate in Technical Writing from Clemson University.

    $18.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  5. Sheri Sullivan

    Sheri Sullivan

    Personal, Executive, & Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

    United States - Tests: 2

    I am self-directed and motivated, but also work very well in a team or as a team leader. I have always demonstrated trustworthiness and discretion when dealing with sensitive personal or financial information. Responsibility, problem-solving skills, efficiency, and organization are my strongest skills. I am hardworking and learn very quickly, taking a great deal of pride in the quality of my work. My communication and management skills give me an edge for client relationships.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Zornitsa Savova

    Zornitsa Savova

    Zornitsa Savova

    Bulgaria - Tests: 4

    As I am presently working at a bank in Sofia, I am looking for an opportunity to develop myself in different areas and to have different experience and new contacts. I have graduated a year and a half ago /Master degree/, but I have a solid working experience for my age, 6 years of witch in a bank. I like the dynamic daily round and the new tasks. I am sure, that I can be very useful to my employers, because I am a precise and loyal worker.

    $6.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Natalie M.

    Natalie M.

    Detailed & Accurate All Around Admin.

    United States - Tests: 4

    I have a long history of providing excellent customer service to both external and internal customers, leading to many compliments and awards for outstanding customer service. I am very detail-oriented and work on making sure that every detail of my tasks are accurate before submitting them. I also have excellent research skills and will keep digging until I get the information I am seeking.

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours
    4.00
  8. Irene Valerio

    Irene Valerio

    Spanish/English Translator, Statistician

    United States - 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
  9. Des Wienand

    Des Wienand

    Grant Writer, Creative Writer, & Non-Profit Management Consultant

    United States - Tests: 4

    ** For grant writing, I charge $50/hour, plus 5% commission on successful grants, OR $100/hour with no commission. ** "Des, Your articles are very well written and I really look forward to growing our operation into something bigger so I can better compensate you in the future." -Current oDesk Client "We could not have landed that last Capital grant without you. Now our kids will have a new science center with your help to get over this final 'hump' and finish out our campaign with a bang!" -2011 Non-Profit Client (I wrote several grants for them) "Desiree- GREAT job on the article! You really know what you're doing. Thanks for all your hard work!" -Recent oDesk Client "Thanks for your help in editing my eBook. Your ideas really helped to bring everything together. It was great working with you and I'll let you know when I'm done with the next book." -Recent oDesk Client I am down-to-earth and easy to work with. I have the ability to manipulate words in creative, technical, and professional formats. I am intelligent and extremely internet savvy. Even if you just need a little help editing, I'm your girl. YOU tell me what you need and I can do it! A little more...  I have successfully worked as a high-level non-profit executive for 13 years with professional writing, grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and sales experience. After being encouraged by many to write professionally, I recently left the executive world and moved west to finish writing my book in Oregon and take a less-stressful fundraising position at a private school. Now I have extra time to contract my writing, marketing, and consulting talents to companies looking for a little extra help. Please find more details in my SKILLS section and please let me know if you have any questions.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Dallas Scott

    Dallas Scott

    Writing/Editing Professional and Office Expert with Web Design

    United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I am currently completing my bachelor's degree in the Liberal Arts Honors college at the University of Texas at Austin. I have previous work in Business management--specifically with customer service. I am also partnered with a graphic designer to design client-customized websites. I am timely and guarantee that the client is always satisfied. With rapid drafts, I have a quick turnaround to get your website up and running as fast as possible.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    4.61