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  1. Lyncel Lague

    Lyncel Lague

    Lead Research Professional/Email Marketing /Data Entry Expert/SMM

    Philippines - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    Thank you for viewing my profile! I am a detailed and through professional with years of Research,Marketing&Transcriptionist experience. I specialize in delivering quality services with respect for strict deadline and high expectations. I am equipped with a dedicated home office complete with a computer,copier/scanner, and colored printer. I provide creative and detailed administrative,writing,research,marketing and editing services. I excel at working under tight deadlines with strict expectations. I possess the self discipline and time management skills necessary to have served as a researcher/marketing employee for the past two years. I can bring value to your business and help solve your administrative issues. I have extensive experience in marketing, the health care field, advertising, real estate and small business management. Expertise: Email Marketing Editing Writing Researcher Transcriptionist Admin support Web research / link prospector Internet Researcher Data Entry expert SMM Virtualist Perhaps, in Gil's-trans.net I specialize general audio or video file with different accent such as Aussie, Indian, British, Spanish and American accent And do some Proofreading. I used tools like Express scribe in order to have Fast and easier with 100% accurate and Highest Standard of quality. Fortunately, I can do data entry specialize in PDF,HTML, MS Word Application, Google Access and Dropbox. I had knowledge in E-commerce too. I’m willing to train so i could be more productive and useful.

    $4.56 /hr
    0 hours
    4.77
  2. Dainielle M.

    Dainielle M.

    Experienced Administrator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I have over 5 years experience in data entry, clerical and administrative duties. As a current graduate student I've also developed keen research skills. I'm always up for a good challenge and I will work diligently and efficiently to complete any task

    $13.33 /hr
    7 hours
    4.99
  3. Marc Bueno

    Marc Bueno

    Experienced on law, accounting and clerical work

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I am a graduate of Accountancy from a Saint Louis University, Baguio City, and a student of Law fro, the same school, I employed as a Clerk at a National Government Agency for the past 6 years as a clerk. I am experienced with both the accounting and law fields, specially with the clerical side of things. I have knowledge on Microsoft excel, word, and other word processors. I am fluent in English, Tagalog, and the Ilocano dialect. I am organized, and willing to learn. I hope to be part of your team.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Raymond Mahilum

    Raymond Mahilum

    Experienced investigative research and technical writing

    Japan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Security Forces Investigator for the United States Air Force for eight (8) years. I have extensive experience in technical writing in investigative reports, case documentation for legal proceedings, enlisted and officer evaluation for awards and decorations, monthly anti-terrorism measures for installation security, memorandums for squadron and installation commanders. My strengths, that paramount in my job description, is my attention to detail and effective communication skills (written and oral). My weakness, and also a contributing factor to the quality of my work, is being a perfectionist. I do tend to constantly review my work to ensure that everything is in order which affects my time management. However, it has never affected my ability to meet the deadline.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Mark Shipowick

    Mark Shipowick

    Tax, business and immigration attorney.

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I began my career as a legal intern at Cunningham Swan in Kingston, Canada in 1989 then practiced under senior attorney Doran R. Henderson before founding the Shipowick law office in 1992. My practice included business, insurance, and mortgage litigation, criminal appeals and a variety of administrative tribunal work. In 1997 I transitioned to the Canadian federal government working as a business adviser and tax auditor for ten years for Canada’s IRS called the CRA – Canada Revenue Agency. My audits covered a range of domestic and international tax areas including business income, value added tax, capital gains, international stock option/securities transactions, foreign passive income laws, residency for tax purposes and migration rules. In July 2014 I was admitted to the NY state bar. I provide in-depth tax research and analysis of complex and perplexing tax issues. As a tax auditor I routinely relied on CCH's tax service, (Wolters Kluwer) in my view the leading tax service but of course the ultimate responsibility for correctly applying the law rests with counsel. On a personal note, I have an ongoing interest in constitutional law and first amendment freedoms, homeschooling, in education/agriculture integration, sustainable living, health, building, and innovations in transportation, for example, VTOL aircraft.

    $100.00 /hr
    6 hours
    0.00
  6. R. W.

    R. W. Agency Contractor

    HR Consultant, HRIS, Business Coach, Learning-Training & Develop

    United States - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 2

    PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: • 17+ years of Human Resources Business Partner experience leading cultural change, building partnerships, developing others and offering creative solutions to business issues nationwide. • 16 years of experience with Employment Laws and Regulations (federal and state) and Legal Compliance ensuring company is in compliance with FMLA, ADA & COBRA laws, maintaining HIPAA Privacy and Security compliance, and Affordable Care Act (ACA). • 15 years of Project Management experience running multiple projects at one time in a variety of locations. • 10 years in Human Resources Consulting experience in a client service environment, handling multiple external clients. • 9 years of HR Transformation and Change Management experience anticipating the need for change, consulting with clients on effective approaches to change, architecting change plans and assisting clients with leadership and execution. • 9 years of Training and Professional Development experience in developing, implementing, facilitating, and maintaining orientation, training programs, seminars and workshops (both in-person & virtual / online training). • 8 years of Human Resources Strategic Planning experience partnering with business client groups to focus on critical areas of strategic contribution and translate solutions into appropriate management and HR actions. • 8 years of Employee Relations experience that contributes to satisfactory productivity, motivation, and morale. • 7 years of HR Benefits experience researching, analyzing, and administering employee benefit plans, surveys, policies, and procedures. • 6 years in Human Resources Generalist experience compensation administration, HRIS, recruiting & selection. • A motivated and ambitious professional with excellent leadership, team building, coaching, problem solving, tactical decision making, organizational, written & oral communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, and advanced computer skills. • Skilled in building and maintaining long-term relationships with all levels of employees, partners and clients. • Able to travel up to 50% of the time. PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: • At VisionWorks, increased efficiency by restructuring the Operations and Administration functions of each department within the company which eliminated time consuming administrative tasks from the workload of the employees and released substantial time for more productive activities. • Reduced the time frame of the Full-Cycle Recruiting process by 10% at VisionWorks Group of America and by 25% at ConAgra Foods by sharing knowledge and identifying areas for improvement. • Acknowledged by the President of American Imaging Management / WellPoint for outstanding leadership efforts where responsibility was taken for the day-to-day Human Resource affairs for three local offices after the untimely resignation of three key Executive personnel. • Developed and implemented an Employee Onboard Process & Training that decreased the time frame by 50% at American Imaging Management / WellPoint. • At Optimus Entertainment Group, reduced employee turnover by 50% by implementing a project management system, performance management system and conducting routine team meetings which increased employee knowledge and understanding of roles, responsibilities and company expectations. • At Akzo Nobel Chemicals, reduced OSHA fines by approximately 13% after being appointed as Internal Auditor to audit our company sites and Employees knowledge of OSHA requirements. • At Akzo Nobel Chemicals, increased revenue of the North America headquarters of roughly $2B through the reconciliation and collection of our Inter-Company Accounts. TECHNICAL SKILLS: • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and MS Project. • Web/Video Conferencing: WebEx, GoToMeeting, Skype, Polycom, Cisco, and Tandberg. • E-learning Software: Adobe eLearning, TrainCaster, Articulate, Trivantis, Rapid Intake, and Learn e-learning. • HRIS and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS): Oracle, ADP, BrassRing, and Pereless. • ERP Systems: SAP HR, SAP FI, SAP SSCM, SAP SD, and PeopleSoft HCM. • Project Management: MS Project, BaseCamp, Asana, Atlassian, Wrike, Mavenlink, Teamwork Project Manager, etc.

    Associated with: Williams Business Solutions

    $25.00 /hr
    25 hours
    0.00
  7. Carmen G.

    Carmen G.

    Legal Assistant

    United States - Last active: 09/19/2014 - Tests: 1

    -Review case records, gathers necessary data and updates the case progress. -Depending on the study and analysis of the cases, give oral presentations and also prepares case reports. -Researches old cases, investigates facts related to the current case, and provides suggestions related to current proceedings. -Prepares legal documents, which include wills, contracts, appeals, closings, etc. -Monitors legal volumes and makes sure that the law library is up-to-date. -Updates legal publications and works for up-gradation of the law library. -Prepares letters for yearly audits. -Prepares annual or quarterly reports. -Attends the executions of wills, real estate closings, depositions and court trials with the lawyer. -Analyzes the available data and suggests some of the best solutions to solve a problem or case.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Charles Perry

    Charles Perry

    Attorney at Law

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    My goals are to continue assisting individuals and businesses with fewer than fifty employees address their legal problems, and to continue helping them prevent other legal problems from occurring. I am a lawyer, licensed in California since 1986. During this time, I have represented companies in all phases of their existence. Much of my practice is devoted to helping companies address the range of legal issues and problems that can occur (labor problems, contract disputes, tax and environmental issues, business torts, IP disputes, and the like) through negotiation, arbitration, and litigation. I have also helped businesses draft their initial agreements and organization papers, prepared and reviewed agreements needed for the conduct of their business, and represented them during the sale or winding up of their business. I also work with individuals who wish to represent themselves in resolving a variety of disputes. I help them draft court papers, I coach them on arguments to make to the judge, and I ghost-write letters and settlement documents. This part of my practice is now expanding into assisting other lawyers who have a temporary surplus of work and need experienced assistance. I also have a small trusts, estates, and tax planning practice. I run a "virtual office," meaning nearly all communication will be electronic. For my clients' convenience, I have a San Francisco telephone and fax number. This structure allows me to pass substantial reductions in attorney's fees to my clients, while still providing the quality representation of an experienced and licensed lawyer in California and federal law.

    $133.33 /hr
    384 hours
    4.97