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Tara H.

Tara H.

Resourceful Writer and Able Assistant

United States

After more than 12 years of experience as a trainer in the service/hospitality industry while simultaneously pursuing higher education to earn both my B.S. and M.S. I possess an exceptional and unique set of writing, administrative, and people oriented skills. I am a talented academic writer, a gifted researcher, and an experienced administrative assistant, excited and well-equipped to offer a variety of services as a freelancer.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

de Guzman Yvette Marie

de Guzman Yvette Marie

Recruitment Manager and Project/Pipeline Manager

Philippines - Tests: 7

Over the last 10 years, I have extensive experience in recruitment, human resources management, employee relations, training and development, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. Have successfully hired several IT and non-IT practitioners (Developer and Support for Java, C++, RPG, Cobol, Cognos, SAP [FICO, SD, MM, HR, PP], etc.; IT Administrators i.e., Network, Systems, Dialer, Cognos, Sharepoint, SAP Basis, etc.; QA/Testers; Business Analysts; Project Managers; IT Managers; Development Managers; QA/Test Managers; Engineering, Manufacturing, Banking/Finance, Operations, Auditors, Sales/Marketing, BPO/Call Center Executives, etc.) Five years of my HR experience have been into online/freelance work through oDesk. I also manage a recruitment/HR team, handling the training of the new hires and promoted employees, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. I also have more than 5 years of experience in administrative work; more than 3 years experience in sales/customer service; almost 8 years experience in handling operations management; and 16 years experience in data entry and transcription.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
8,006 hours

Angeline Sepe

Angeline Sepe

Professional, reliable, and committed.

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I make sure the job gets done. I am detail-oriented and thorough with my work and good in multitasking. I’m well-versed with the use of Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, and etc. I am versatile and can write articles and reviews, do secretarial jobs, be an ESL teacher, do data-entry and whatever I am not familiar with, I always go the extra mile to learn it and become good with it in order to deliver the expected quality of work and on time.

$4.00 /hr
1,565 hours

Vanessa P.

Vanessa P.

Recruiter, Web Researcher, Transcriptionist

Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

I have worked as a Human Resources professional, specializing in organizing and coordination of employee activities for retention and morale, and also specializing in Talent Development for soft skills training of employees. My competencies include transcription, trip planning, event planning, coordinating, multi-tasking, internet research, reporting, and training. I also have experience in internal marketing (e.g. marketing activities to encourage employees to join).

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
2,034 hours

Karoline Væhle Rodriguez

Karoline Væhle Rodriguez

Content writer, translator (NO/ENG) and customer service

Norway - Tests: 3

I am a hard working and positivie individual. I like to keep busy and learn new things. I have varied experience from administrative roles to working as a prison guard. I worked in sales for 10 years and have also studied psychology. I work well under pressure and am very goal orientated. I hope to broaden my experiences and skills further so I welcome all new challenges.

97% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
427 hours

Patrycja R-Stewart

Patrycja R-Stewart

Reliable language services delivered worldwide.

Australia - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

I am pleased to offer quality Polish-English and English-Polish translation, audio transcription, document typing and proofreading services. Since 1994 I have been based in Victoria, Australia. With a strong academic background in languages, music and research, I am looking forward to completing your next order! I have provided verbatim and intelligent verbatim audio transcription of podcasts, webinars, interviews, speeches and academic lectures, to name a few. Solid research into correct spelling (medical, technical, etc. terminology) is always assured. Polish-English and English-Polish translation included school certificates, presentations, essays, manuals, etc. These covered various subjects, from information technology, through music, to geography and more.

92% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
293 hours

Carolyn Hoffman

Carolyn Hoffman

Typist Extraordinaire!

United States - Tests: 1

PLEASE NOTE: my hourly rate is for an "audio" hour (60 minutes of audio) and not a true "hourly" rate. Current Typing Speed 73 wpm Fluent on MS Word, MS Office, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, and most software available on the market today 35+ years of secretarial/clerical/data entry experience Dictation is my specialty! 24 -- 36 hour turn around on most projects!!!! Initial audio hour/audio minute bid is for clear and discernible audio and up to 3 participants in the audio. Poor quality audio and/or more than 3 participants will incur high rates per audio hour/audio minute and will be addressed as encountered.

88% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
104 hours

Sangya Ghimire

Sangya Ghimire

Administrative Assistant

Nepal - Tests: 9

Experienced Administrative assistant & a Data Entry Operator. I am seeking for opportunities to conduct administrative, data entry & transcription tasks effectively and efficiently at minimum time and cost. I am also a habitual writer and I often write. Thus, I am also looking forward to pursue writing some creative articles here. Find me on instagram:

89% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
26 hours

Jose Erick Gonzaga

Jose Erick Gonzaga

Virtual Assistant, Personal Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

My previous work experience catering to different clientele has developed my skills in various fields. My objective is to provide excellent services on, but not limited to; Transcription, Data Entry, Email Response Handling, Personal/Virtual Assistant, Web Research, Blog & Article Writing/Commenting, Creative & Technical Writing, Email Marketing and other Administrative Support tasks. 02/04/15 I have been a contractor with oDesk for 4 years plus now. And over those years I have catered my services to clients with various needs, hence I have developed and acquired more skills. I never close my door for new, exciting and better opportunities.

98% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
7,098 hours

Mellonie G.

Mellonie G. Agency Contractor

Virtual Assistant, Email, Social Support Agent

Kenya - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

My aim is to provide quality but affordable virtual services to clients both locally and internationally. Though I aim to be affordable I won't compromise the quality of my work .Over the past five years, I have been able to continually learn and improve on my skills making it possible for me to deliver quality work and on time. My competency lies in working as a Personal Assistant, writing and data entry which I enjoy doing based on the client's needs and I am seeking more opportunities to grow my skills and knowledge by working for individuals and companies. I also have experience in transcription which I have been doing for the past six years.

Groups: Cheetahs, Lisnagol | DIRECT™

Associated with: Mellonie & Co, Preciss Agency

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
7,560 hours