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  1. Carol K.

    Carol K.

    Accountant-Lawyer, Business Consultant

    United Arab Emirates

    A CPA-Lawyer with over 18 years of experience in accounting and law in the Philippines and in the UAE. Work areas include business consultancy and accounting and finance academic instruction, financial controllership, bookkeeping and audit. Legal exposure includes capital markets, regulatory compliance, contracts and corporate setups, legal research and advisory services. Education in accounting, finance, and law from the Philippines and the USA.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Sarah Coots

    Sarah Coots Agency Contractor

    Rockstar Virtual Assistant & Founder, Distance Assistants

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Before joining the at-home work force, I worked as a legal assistant in a management position for a busy law firm. I enjoy fast-paced, challenging work, and I pride myself on my professionalism. I have experience in handling every facet of business operations from simple data entry and calendaring to client meetings and drafting professional letters and contracts; and from debt collection and human resources to property management. I have some limited experience with HUD preparation, as the firm I worked for specialized in real estate transactions. Additionally, I am proficient with Quickbooks, Excel, Word, Practicemaster, and Tabs; and I have experience with Citrix.

    Associated with: Distance Assistants

    $35.00 /hr
    394 hours
    5.00
  3. 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.

    $16.67 /hr
    7,987 hours
    4.99
  4. Maria jose G.

    Maria jose G.

    Experienced Recruiter, Team Lead and Program Manager

    Bolivia - Tests: 6

    Looking for someone reliable to work with? I am a very versatile professional with different skills that can help you and your company. Native Spanish speaker from Bolivia, I have excellent English skills. Over the last 8 years I've been able to work on different projects and different tasks ranging from simple data entry to translations, recruiter and team management, among other things. During my most recent long-term job (7 years) I was Head of Certification and Onboarding, in which I helped recruit, train and on-board a large number of people for the different teams that the company has. Currently I am also involved in a long term project (1 year) and I am looking for additional part-time projects to work on. Should you consider me to work with your company, you won't regret it. I am a very dependable, honest and hard working person that delivers high quality work.

    $12.22 /hr
    10,681 hours
    5.00
  5. 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).

    $10.00 /hr
    2,011 hours
    4.96
  6. 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.

    $50.00 /hr
    103 hours
    4.91
  7. 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

    $11.11 /hr
    7,414 hours
    4.81
  8. Varun Jhingran

    Varun Jhingran Agency Contractor

    Expert on Data Analysis, Customer Care, Content Writing

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    My core strength areas are advanced skills in: Customer Care, Collections, Content writing, Video Transcription, Audio Transcription, Linked In Marketing, Excel Dashboards & Data analysis. All my jobs on oDesk have earned me 5 stars so far, since I deliver nothing short of excellence, consistently. I am going strong with 1800+ hours and 6 jobs on this portal. I bring to the table 13 years of experience working for stellar organizations like Dell, IBM and GE Capital. I am a commerce Graduate and Six Sigma Green Belt Certified. Owing to my eye for detail, my listening skills and my adaptable spirit, I am confident that I will leave you impressed with my performance. I have managed large teams in Customer Care and Collections and can do the same for you. I can also create compelling content that evokes your readers curiosity. In case you want reports done, dashboards created or Audio transcriptions / Video Transcriptions done, I am your go-to person. Looking forward to forging lasting work relationships on oDesk.

    Groups: Pro Customer Service

    Associated with: Resolve on Call IT Solutions Pvt Ltd

    $8.89 /hr
    2,393 hours
    5.00
  9. Ivory G.

    Ivory G.

    Experienced and Educated Executive Admin Assistant

    United States - Tests: 1

    In my past 10 years I have been an executive assistant that also performed the role of an assistant office manager, a receptionist, a customer service representative, a customer service trainer in and out of a call center environment, efficiently worked out of my home office setting appointments, and have had the experience of being teller/member service rep. I have managed budgets, kept company calendars, answered multiple phone line system, planned events, developed marketing ideas, kept logs of my hours and appointments set in my home office, and accurately organized office documents to keep things running smoothly as an assistant office manger. With my recent marketing degree I have a thorough knowledge of successful marketing techniques and familiarity with the complete MS Office Suite. I pride myself in the ability keep things organized to maintain a streamline and effective home office. Overall, I am an experienced, energetic, sharp, friendly, goal oriented, quick learner with a track record of unmatched customer service and people skills that led to success in meeting and excelling company goals. I acquire a knack for leaving a good impression in business relations, therefore, adding to the customer base throughout my employment history. I have received recognition for a creative marketing idea that increased the company’s overall bottom line. Motivated and ambitious with excellent interpersonal communication, creative marketing techniques, relationship management, and presentation skills, a proactive leader with a passion to execute goals, deliver customer satisfaction, and improve the financial outlook for whomever I have the pleasure of working.

    $16.67 /hr
    123 hours
    4.96
  10. Stacy Schultz

    Stacy Schultz

    Data Entry Specialist

    United States - Tests: 7

    I am experienced with a variety of software applications such as, Microsoft Word, Works, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. I am very familiar with Internet research and search, successfully obtaining required information. I can type over 65 wpm accurately and perform 10-key by touch. I have done several creative writing projects for an enrichment class I took at Green River CC, receiving an A. I volunteer for a number of organizations, including FamilySearch.org, Northwest Harvest, and the Shoreline School District. I am active in my community, and with my family.

    $7.00 /hr
    284 hours
    4.37