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  1. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from NYU with a major in English and American Literature. My strengths are in research, creative nonfiction, and editing of all levels. I value prompt, clear communication very highly and do my best to truly understand and fulfill the vision for each project I undertake.

    $38.89 /hr
    418 hours
    4.99
  2. Bhavna Vaish

    Bhavna Vaish

    Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a well read, talented and creative writer with a passion for quality. The creative processes of writing enthuse me. I am looking to expand my writing repertoire and continue on my journey of words and expressions. I would be happy to assist you in any kind of writing assignment that you may have. I also like to use my command over English for other assignment such as proofreading, transcribing (with proper grammar) etc where I can add value. I am an MBA with more than a decade of experience in Banking and Capital Markets and am now looking to work as a freelancer. I enjoy travelling to different parts of this wonderful planet, understanding different cultures and meeting new people. Cheers

    $29.44 /hr
    666 hours
    4.86
  3. Carol Laoang

    Carol Laoang

    English Teacher

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - 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.

    $6.67 /hr
    47 hours
    5.00
  4. Jivah Therese Judilla

    Jivah Therese Judilla Agency Contractor

    Experienced in Customer Service and Guest Relations / Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 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
  5. DD Lerner

    DD Lerner

    Wordsmith, Customer Support Specialist

    United States - Last active: 04/22/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

    Your vision is my inspiration. My goal is to produce what your mind imagines - words that match your vision, purpose, feeling and product. If you can describe it, I can write it. Simple and direct, on time and on budget, when we collaborate, we motivate, call to action, impress, educate, and generate the excitement and momentum needed to engender success. If your project needs to be written, polished, refreshed or edited, I am your "go to" because my attitude is "can do." In collaboration with remote and local business owners, I have produced and delivered sales pitches and marketing presentations; website, blog and advertising copy; articles; speeches; workshop, teaching and operations manuals; resumes, business letters, and even a love letter or two. I am passionate about providing 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you in advance for your consideration and for your confidence.

    $20.00 /hr
    49 hours
    4.99
  6. Nicole Schilling

    Nicole Schilling

    Small Business Support and Development

    United States - Last active: 10/02/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a passionate entrepreneur with an MBA in general business. My strengths lie in business creation, development, marketing, and support. I am interested in all phases and aspects of the business process and am fast-paced and highly productive.

    $30.00 /hr
    47 hours
    4.97
  7. Kishore P.

    Kishore P.

    Quality Control | Product Development | Web Research etc.

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    1,514 hours
    0.00
  8. Emily C.

    Emily C.

    Research, history specialist

    France - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    My name is Emily and I am a British expat living in France. I work as a freelance Research consultant with a background in Historical Research. I have experience in using a variety of resources/ references, books, journals, archives, libraries, internet. My skills are adaptable to researching a wide range of subjects as my experience illustrates, not limited to history. I have a Masters in Early Modern History from King's College London. My most recent work includes; Article writing on french history - Client required an article written about the French language, for which I carried out the research and wrote an article. Researching sources for use in project about 'political lobbying'- provided a list of relevant citations for the client, organising them into source type. Production assistant on in house video "curtain raiser" to be presented at ILO/United Nations Geneva meeting in March 2014. Responsibilities included: Review of existing footage from multiple sources Organizing and time coding of images, narration and interviews Identifying and recommending compelling visual and sound elements Assisting in pre-production of video; integrating compelling elements into draft script Assisting in pre-production of graphic animation for draft script

    $16.67 /hr
    68 hours
    0.00
  9. 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