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Sidrah K.

Sidrah K.

Multi Talented Writer| Research Specialist| English Transcriber| SEO

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

I have a flare for creative writing on various topics with a particular emphasis on keywords for the purpose of SEO Content Writing. I have done content writing for one of the Top Sales Trainer of Singapore, Mr. Ezekiel Chew. Here in the link for reference: I am also very well versed with Academic Writing in the areas of Marketing, Management, Business, Human Resource, Psychology, Business Law, Business Plan and English since I am an MBA. I have worked as an E-Commerce Associate for, a New York (USA) based company. I assisted the company for Data Entry Operations, Link Building and SEO . I am experienced with English transcription also.

84% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
25 hours

Kishore P.

Kishore P.

Quality Control | Product Development | Web Research etc.

India - Tests: 1

2012 - 2008 Based on my long experience in the Quality Control & Product Development Management, my company was hired as a SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT for the Installation and Maintenance of Valve Regulated Lead Acid Storage Batteries in 30K Mobile Telephone Towers in different states in India. I was the Leader in charge of the entire technical team. My service was appreciated by the Principal company for excellent maintenance and no faults of VRLA Batteries. I also initiated steps to revive the old and used batteries for which the purchase of new batteries was significantly reduced in the following year. In appreciation of my work, the contract was extended for 3 consecutive years. It was a tremendous success and achievement at the final stage of my service life. 2008 -1978 Worked in the production of Automotive Batteries & Industrial Storage Batteries. Later worked as in charge of Quality Control & Development of New Products. My company achieved phenomenal growth as the new products were successfully tested and approved by the Railways, Defense & Telecom departments. Also worked in the Marketing Department for preparation of tenders & attending negotiation meetings prior to tender finalization etc.if the situation demanded so. 1978-1974 Career started as a Chemist in a Railway Workshop. 1975-76. Left the railway job & worked in a company as an Engineer for Erection of glass equipment and later worked as R & D Officer. Current Activity: . I am sometimes hired for introducing quality control system by new battery units & occasionally for installing giant batteries for Telecom Installations. Lead Research: In recent times, I have observed the working of the Lead Researcher also & did some work myself. The work seems to be interesting. If situation presents itself, I would like to work at a higher level.

$10.00 /hr
1,826 hours

Rachel Ramos

Rachel Ramos

Voice Over Talent, Transcriber and Article Writer/Editor

Philippines - Tests: 4

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, Development Communication, Major in Community Broadcasting, April 2012, University of the Philippines, Los Baños Coursework included:  Communication Campaigns and Programs  Development Writing  Interpersonal Communication  Fundamentals of Community Broadcasting, Development Journalism, Educational and Science Communication  Mass Media Writing  Publications Writing and Editing  Basic Photography  Broadcast Speech and Performance  Writing and Program Planning for TV and Radio  Drama and Documentaries  Broadcast-based Distance Learning System  Telecommunications SKILLS/INTEREST --Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Audition --Familiar with Movie Maker, Virtual DJ --Leadership skills --Organizing public service activities, events, ceremonies --Public speaking and event hosting --Good written and verbal communication skills using Tagalog and English --Other interests include singing, listening to music, watching movies and reading online news article MEMBERSHIP UP Community Broadcasters’ Society President (Chief Anchor), June 2009-April 2010 --Spearheaded public service activities and volunteer work for nearby communities in Laguna --Served as host of the organization’s radio program on LBFM and DZLB 1116 kHz --Organized and hosted workshops, symposiums, seminars and participated in university-wide activities Finance Committee Head (Production Supervisor), June 2008-April 2009 --Served as head of the production team for the organization’s radio programs --Organized fund-raising activities and sponsorship events Christian Grace School Student Organization  President  Secretary  Treasurer Cadet Officer Qualifying Course (COQC/CAT)  Adjutant Officer AWARDS --College Honor Roll (1st Year-1st & 2nd sem, 2nd Year-1st sem) --College Scholar (2nd Year-2nd sem) --Best Musical Score, Best Editing (Likhang Dulang Pang-Radyo) --Salutatorian (Class ’06) --Duty Award (COQC/CAT)

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Matthew B.

Matthew B.

Writer and Audio Engineer

United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

I am currently a third-year college student in a Bachelor's of Philosophy program at APU. I possess strong research and writing skills as well as excellent peer-review skills. I am also a student member of the American Philosophical Association and am knowledgeable in a wide variety of subjects including technology, psychology, politics, and media. Aside from my writing skills, I have also operated a music and audio studio out of my own home for the past several years. -Strong Organizational Skills -Wide Range of Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Diagramming, Database) -Research and Analysis -Customer Service -Audio and Media Production

$9.00 /hr
0 hours

Lydia L.

Lydia L.

Efficient Administrative Support Consultant

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 16

Lydia Y. Lewis is a veteran, entrepreneur and virtual administrative support consultant, specializing in all administrative tasks including but not limited to document creation, SEO, and social media management. She acquired her Associates of Arts in Business Administration as well as a Medical Assisting and Personal Fitness Trainer Certification. After her eight years of study and United States Navy service, Lydia decided to commence her climb up the corporate ladder. Lydia Y. Lewis began her climb at LA Fitness Sport Clubs where she began as a membership sales associate, ending her career with a title of Assistant General Manager of personal training. She has worked for other reputable companies such as FedEx, Target, and Apple. Her four years of service in the United States Navy was her most important accomplishment in life. When Lydia is not working, she enjoys mentoring teen girls and abused women. She is also a die-hard Patriots fan, loves animals, cooking and learning new things. She is currently working on a fictional novel as well as building her administrative consulting business.

57% Job Success
$11.00 /hr
225 hours

Md Sariful Islam

Md Sariful Islam

Google PENGUIN 2.0 &PANDA Solution:Great SEO success In PANDA& PENGUIN

Bangladesh - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

||Guaranteed Rankings|| Getting 100% success even after Google PANDA & PENGUIN 2.0 algorithm update. Helps in boosting the rank of sites from the very first week of assignment. I do have unbelievable skill in keyword analysis, competitor analysis & preparing and implementing SEO strategy through high quality link building, social media promotion (SMO) & search engine marketing (SEM). SEO is my life.Give the best to me & expect the best quality & results too. I prefer long-term contract & good relationship and hence provides service accordingly. During last 3 years I've got the opportunity to work with top class internet marketers & learn a lot from them. Now it's time that am implementing the SEO strategy & achieving results very soon in Google for almost all of my clients. Even I had also involved in so big projects that which can't be disclosed publicly. I got the opportunity due to my habit of learning & reading update SEO techniques.

100% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
1,745 hours

Mercy Methu

Mercy Methu

excel writers

Kenya - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

I am an article writer who has been writing short articles and academic research papers for two years. I have also been doing data entry for one year and transcription of audio and videos. Quality work is what guides me when i have to work for my clients, ensuring that i give them the best quality work they require and on timely delivery.

60% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
20 hours

Roxanne Brown

Roxanne Brown

Personal Assistant and Administrative Assistant

Jamaica - Tests: 1

I am a 24 year old Jamaican female who is a graduate of the University of the West Indies where I pursued Psychology and received honors. I am a gregarious, loyal, honest, determined and self motivated individual who strives to do any task given in the most efficient and timely manner possible. I have worked in the capacity of a research assistant/personal assistant where i collected and analyzed research material which were later used in studies and did receptionist duties. Also I have a wealth of experience as an administrative assistant in which i managed daily tasks and files, vetted reports, maintained a database of all incoming correspondences, created several monthly reports for the Chief Executive Officer's perusal and liaised with customers to name a few duties.

$11.50 /hr
14 hours

Carol Laoang

Carol Laoang

English Teacher

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am an English tutor of second language learners like Koreans, Japanese, Chinese, and Vietnamese. I have been teaching English for six years now. I specialize in IELTS(International English Language Testing System), and TOEFL(Test Of English As A Foreign Language). I took the Official IELTS TEst with 7.5 overall band score and TOEFL with 92 as an official band score. I was also the IELTS Course leader and my responsibilities include curriculum development and prepare students for their official test through intensive mock tests and sharing of tips and strategies. I am very passionate and hardworking individual who makes sure that every work is efficiently and completely done.

63% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
68 hours