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  1. Philip Perkinson

    Philip Perkinson Agency Contractor

    Researcher and Writer

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9

    Experienced research professional with strong writing and language skills. I have extensive experience in prospect research, fundraising analytics and CRM databases. Also skilled in web research and data mining. I hold a BA in History & Anthropology from the University of Virginia.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $27.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.30
  2. Sarah R.

    Sarah R.

    Expert technical and creative writer, data entry and all Microsoft

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

    I am a 30 year old, United States Army Veteran who has traveled the world and would love to share my writing expertise with you. I have a Bachelor's Degree from Northwood University in Michigan and am a current graduate student at Cleary University, majoring in nonprofit management. I recently founded a nonprofit called The Torch, which utilizes a food truck to travel to areas of need and cook freshly prepared food and then serve to people free of charge. I have taken numerous writing courses and written about every subject matter from weight training, to historical figures, to nature. I am knowledgeable and experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power-point, have created and edited many websites, done data entry, as well as had many jobs spinning articles. I am extremely skilled, highly motivated, and am willing to whatever is required and will always go above and beyond what is expected of me. If you are looking for a reliable, fun-loving, easy going person, with a perfectionist attitude and disciple, I am the right person for the job.

    $16.67 /hr
    98 hours
    4.83
  3. Jivah Therese Judilla

    Jivah Therese Judilla Agency Contractor

    Experienced in Customer Service and Guest Relations / Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago

    PROFILE Technical Communication Skills (fluent in written and spoken English) Sales & Marketing Skills (drafting quotations and forecasting sales reports) Negotiation Skills Computer Skills (Literate in MS Excel, Word, & PP; QuickBasic Programming) Organizational Skills Leadership Skills Excellent in Opera Version 5.0 Behavioral Interpersonal Skills Customer Relations Skills Team Work/Team Effectiveness Balancing Work and Personal Life CAREER GROWTH I. Guest Relations Executive Ramada Hotel Dubai Al Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai P.O. Box 7979 August 7, 2011 up to July 15, 2013 II.Professional Medical Sales Representative Winthrop Sanofi-Aventis Group June 20, 2010 – April 15, 2011 Job Description: -Achieving maximal sales and market share through personal promotion that is targeted for costumers. -Creating and executing a territory plan resulting in priority customers contracted with appropriate frequency and efficiency. -Implementing promotional strategies through patient – focused discussions. -Planning, Organizing and implementing special events in supporting the territory plan. -Drafting quotations &formulating monthly sales forecast to ensure target potential. III.HR Associate/ Company Nurse Human Resource - BENEFITS ePerformaxContactCenters& BPO 3/F JY Square Mall, IT Center, cor. Salinas Drive Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines April 4, 2008 – June 15, 2010 Job Description – HR duties: -POC for Leaves Monitoring. -Validates and/ Invalidates Leave Application Forms of employees. -Updates Leaves Monitoring Tracker. -Sweeping of 201 Files. -Facilitates completion of requirements that includes Government-Initiated and Company-Initiated Benefits. -Updates Tracker for Requirements Monitoring. -Assists New Hires for the NEO (New Employee's Orientation). -Prepares and completes Requisition of Supplies. -Completes Employee Background Check of newly hired employees. -Prepares nurse’s schedule. -POC for Company's Medical Emergency Salary Loan. Job Description – Company Nurse: -Facilitates Pre-Employment Medical Examination of New Hires. -POC for company's HMO provider that includes Enrollment, Plan Upgrade, Account Transfers, Deletion and other concerns. -Plans and Facilitates Human Resources Wellness Programs. -Attends to medical-related concerns of employees. -Prepares quotation, sales invoice, purchase orders and payment requests for company medical supplies IV. Staff Nurse Medical-Surgical Ward CebuVelezGeneralHospital F. Ramos Street, CebuCity August 2006 – September 2006 V. Staff Nurse Scrub Nurse/Circulating Nurse/Recovery Room Nurse Operating Room & Post Anesthesia Care Unit CebuVelezGeneralHospital F. Ramos Street, CebuCity September 2006 – November 2007 ACHIEVEMENTS / INVOLVEMENTS Philippine Nursing Licensure Examination June 2006 Passed Philippine Dept. of Labor & Education Voluntary Nursing Licensure Examination October 2007 Passed IELTS (International English Language Testing System) September 2009 Passed Top 1 (Female Category) – Converse Youth Achievers Circle June 2004 Philippine ChristianGospelSchool (PCGS) – Student Council Secretary SY 1999-2000 PhosAlethia Asst. Editor-in-chief – School Magazine Writer SpeechArtsCenter Graduate in Public Speaking Summer 2000 Young Image Course Course completed – summer 1999 Star Employee awarded May 2012 Employee of the Month – November 2012 , January 2013 Ramada Hotel Dubai SEMINARS/TRAININGS Sanofi Aventis – Winthrop IMPACT Program Sales & Marketing Strategy Training May 24-June 4, 2010 Dept. of Labor & Employment 5S Workshop and Installation February 17, 2009 Basic Life Support Training Epifania Mendoza Velez Memorial Hall CebuCity 51st VNAA Founding Anniversary with the theme: "Upholding Professionalism through Charm and Confidence" Epifania Mendoza Velez Memorial Hall CebuCity Member of Velez Nurses Alumni Association Member of Philippine Nurses Association Member of Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines

    Associated with: Virtual E-ssist

    $7.00 /hr
    413 hours
    4.60
  4. Jessica Zawadzki

    Jessica Zawadzki

    Freelance Writer / Editor / Research Assistant

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    I am an individual with a background in Political Science, Legal Studies, and Psychology from Northwestern University, but have also had vast experience in public relations, social media, and events planning. Attention to detail, clarity, and producing quality work efficiently are of utmost importance to me, making me an excellent candidate for a vast array of projects including but not limited to essays, content writing, graphic design, creative writing, editing, and research.

    $12.22 /hr
    53 hours
    4.92
  5. Kathryn Hitt

    Kathryn Hitt

    Operations Mgr, Editor, Blogger & Marketing Specialist

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Excellent data entry and grammar skills. Extensive customer service experience. Attention to detail. Current employment is a Buyer/Purchasing Agent for 5 years. Previous was Operations Manager for an over 100,000 sq ft retail store. Extensive Administrative Experience and Human Resources, including payroll entry and records keeping. Confidential record keeping experience. I relish fast paced, quick turn projects and am a self starter, self motivated and do not quit until the project is completed. Rate stated below is due to over 20 years experience. It is negotiable depending on the project and whether short or long term.

    $10.00 /hr
    2 hours
    0.00
  6. LeAnne Harris

    LeAnne Harris

    Friendly Professional

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago

    My passion for writing and editing can be dated back to the first time I held a pencil. Though my specific interests have definitely changed since childhood, I have pinpointed what my specialties are and how I can accomplish writing and editing tasks by deadlines. As a recent graduate from San Francisco State University, I have developed a passion for different types of writing and editing. Graduated from an academic high school while focusing on different types of writing. In college, I studied Criminal Justice and enjoyed writing essays and other short-answers. Within my 3.5 years in college, I've grown a love for editing essays and helping others compose their own essays within a short time frame.

    $12.00 /hr
    20 hours
    5.00
  7. Nicholas W.

    Nicholas W.

    I am a recent college graduate adept at writing.

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a recent college graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors College and will be attending graduate school at Yale University. I have a strong background in writing of all sorts, but especially in philosophy, literature, and religious studies. I am excellent at research as well, and have assisted in projects in the past.

    $9.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Emily S.

    Emily S.

    Technical, Academic, and Creative Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Avid reader, avid writer. I pursue the highest quality in my work, and am willing to do whatever needed to provide you with quality you are satisfied with. An undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor of the arts in psychology, currently minoring in English. I have experience in academic, technical, and scientific writing due to my writing intensive courses in each of these areas. I currently run a blog about writing. English is also my native language; I can quickly and accurately do a grammar and spelling check on a piece of writing.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00