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Courtney Neil

Courtney Neil

Skilled Communications Practitioner, Data Analyst and Lead Generator.

Jamaica - Tests: 2

I am a humble and hard working individual who works very well with other persons. I have a plethora of experience in mass communication, public speaking, and relating with individuals. I have also recently acquired experience in data analysis, lead generation and data entry. I am currently a tertiary level student at Northern Caribbean University, and I have also worked in various organizations; for example: Guidance Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Helped surveys throughout the school Also worked as a receptionist. Also did paper work. Aided in counseling troubled individuals Health Centre- St. Elizabeth Technical High School Filing Paper work Worked at front desk Police Station- Junction St. Elizabeth Worked at front desk Dealt with a wide array of persons In five (5) years I plan to have successfully graduated University with my bachelors degree in Mass Communication and minor in Psychology, and would've already settled down in a successful organization. Success is granted through hard work, and hard work is what I do best.

$7.00 /hr
1,034 hours

Iveta Csalova

Iveta Csalova

Translator, Interpreter, Blogger, Writer

Slovakia - Tests: 5

I have recently completed my Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Literature. I have studied one semester at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. I have Bachelor's degree in Translation and Interpretation, Spanish Language and Culture. I have some experience in creative writing and wide experience as blogger.

100% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
3,188 hours

Arpana Mishra

Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

Associated with: Web Writers

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
2,060 hours

Whitney Sarallo

Whitney Sarallo

Marketing/Administrative/Customer Service/Creative Design

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

My background includes a great deal of time doing freelance marketing. I am advanced in Adobe software, specifically In-Design. Along with programs such as Microsoft Office and customer service generated work desks. My Bachelor's Degree is in Marketing and I am almost complete with my MBA in Hospitality Management. I am very organized, hard working, efficient, and able to do just about any customer service or design related project you can offer me!

$19.00 /hr
1,496 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

$4.11 /hr
2,108 hours

Kathlyn A.

Kathlyn A.

Article writer, Blog writer, Content Writer

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

I believe that the heart of every site is its content. I have good command of the English Language as evidenced by the high scores I got from the odesk tests. My goal is to provide top quality articles to every client each time. With me, you can be sure that all articles are well thought of, informative, interesting and unique.

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
2,332 hours

Genivieve Casabuena

Genivieve Casabuena

Journalist, Proofreader, Editor, Content Writer

Philippines - Tests: 6

I've been engaged in the writing industry for a long period of time. Writing is my best skill, and I'm willing to share this talent that God has given to me. I was an editor-in-chief of our school's official publication and had a lot of articles including editorial writing, news writing, and feature writing. I also worked as a call center agent (inbound and outbound calls) and have a background on how to deal with native English speakers. I have an advanced performance in writing and editing as well as excellent command in English -- written, verbal and by phone. 3,000+ hours rendered mostly on proofreading tasks and still counting.

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
3,587 hours

Kiley Hentges

Kiley Hentges

VA, Customer service, Phone outreach, Email Handling

Bangladesh - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I have intermediate to expert level of knowledge about MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint), email handling, and customer support. A strong strength of mine is communication skills: on phone, email or in person. Online research / lead generation is another field I am good at. I am very familiar with collecting leads from Linkedin,, Zoominfo and similar platforms and have done some lead collection work in the past. Some more of my skills are: Bidding on, Slack, Creating event pages, FTP, WordPress, Trello, Dropbox, Zopim, Helpscout, Recruiterbox, Photoshop, Skype, Squarespace. Originally from the United States, I have moved to Bangladesh and have been living with my husband since 2014.

$14.44 /hr
1,405 hours

Ana cristina C.

Ana cristina C.

Data Entry Professional/Writer

Philippines - Tests: 6

I used to work in a BPO company as a reports associate. The job entails generating, compiling and preparing daily, weekly and monthly reports in an accurate and timely manner. Gathering and organizing large quantities of data as input for daily report deliverables, as well as tracking and analyzing performance patterns based on the data at hand were also critical tasks in this job. I am looking forward to opportunities where I can apply these skills and at the same time deliver and render the best quality of service I can provide. Moreover, I am adept in using Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel.

100% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
5,105 hours