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  1. Liz W.

    Liz W.

    Lawyer and Expert Communications Consultant

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 7

    J.D. Columbia University; B.A. Harvard University. Licensed in New York I am a Wall Street-trained attorney with a passion for professional writing and editing. Applying the knowledge and skills I honed over eight years at a top-tier, global law firm, I provide creative and savvy legal and business writing solutions tailored to meet the challenges of my clients' communications needs. I am dedicated to improving the quality of my clients' writing and ensuring effective communication. My core competency is 'essentializing': I read and listen critically, hone in on the most important and vital aspects of your messaging and deftly reframe and articulate your message and its central facets. I have provided professional editing services on a wide range of documents, including white papers, scholarly journal articles, legal briefs and motions, presentations, newsletters, memoranda, contracts, websites, blogs, reports, cover letters and resumes. I work well independently but also thrive collaborating with highly motivated individuals and teams. I look forward to helping you communicate your business and legal objectives. I provide legal advice and/or legal research on a case by case basis.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Jessa Cherstie Zalsos

    Jessa Cherstie Zalsos

    data entry

    Philippines - Last active: 10/20/2014 - Tests: 4

    I am College Level. I am not yet graduate, but I am seeking for a job to help my family. A responsible and hard working person with the knowledge and skills. I am very much willing to be trained and learn more. I am a fast learner with passion to everything that I’m doing. • Friendly and positive attitude • Take pride in quality of work • Developed skills in dealing with different kinds of people • Web Design • Human Resource • Ebook Design • Ebook Writing • Recruiting • Graphic Design, Logo Design, Print Design • Modeling • Image Crop • Copy writing • Re-Writing • Creative Writing • Writing • English to Filipino Translation • Photo Editing • Photography Aims to be constantly creative, adaptable and lucrative on my work.

    $3.33 /hr
    17 hours
  3. Imran Hashmi

    Imran Hashmi

    customer support, call centre,content writer, recruiter, data entry.

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    My dedication and commitment has proved over 8 years to be leading professional, I have worked as content writer, web designer, recruiter, data analyst, marketing manager and sales person. my mission is to implement various strategies at numerous stages concerning market trends. my portfolio indicates best figures for the growth of my career in the respective fields.

    $4.44 /hr
    18 hours
  4. John Patrick Caylo

    John Patrick Caylo

    Customer Support|Data Entry Expert|Lister & Optimizer|Editor

    Philippines - Last active: 05/03/2013 - Tests: 8

    with regards to my work experience, i began training with ebay.i took all of the additional trainings ebay offered and then was promoted to customer support for ebay sellers and buyers. i offer of how ebay works, and help members solve issues with ebay.i also walk them through on how to pay items and responsible for processing of credit cards and other confidential informations. to add it up, i do enjoy working in customer support. i also have an experience being a Data entry operator,i enter data into a machine using an alpha-numeric keyboard with speed and accuracy. i help ensure the smooth and efficient handling of information. By keying in text, entering data into a computer, operating a variety of office machines, and performing other clerical duties. one thing for sure is i am very competent to this job and i know for sure that i can contribute success to the company. i am also good in writing and editing. i do corrections in an article, write ups, books, novels and i am very particular in grammar. it has been a routine for me since college because i was trained for it and it was part of my course. i can be an author too if you would like me to be. this is so true and i am not lying, i get nothing from lying, but i get more from honesty aside from the fact that i am an honest person who love's life not to mention that my personality is genuine. and, to whatever things i still don't know, i don't stop until i get used to it. i learn new things rapidly and i can perform at my 100% very best to it. im very focused and dedicated to work. so why wait? im just a message away ready to get started. you will never regret having me working for you!

    $4.44 /hr
    59 hours
  5. Rana Gamal

    Rana Gamal

    Copy Editor

    Egypt - Last active: 12/15/2014 - Tests: 1

    Seeking a challenging position organizations where my educational background and skills can be applied and future developed with a well-established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in fields of human resources, administration, writing and translation .

    $4.40 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Keri Stan

    Keri Stan

    Keri Stan (Indp. Cntcr.) > Tech. Writer/Editor/Marketing/Leads/Etc.

    United States - Last active: 08/12/2011 - Tests: 1

    To obtain jobs in the writing field. Articles, tech reports, ebooks, blog imputs, etc.

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours