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Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Adele H.

    Adele H.

    Online typist and editor

    Australia

    I am an organised and hardworking person, capable of working under pressure. I have a Certificate III in Business and very good keyboard and typing skills. Three years ago, I became a parent for the first time. I’m looking for an online position, so that I am able to return to the workforce, yet continue to raise my daughter.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Developer & Translator

    Brazil - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems, specially on the following topics: Design and development of systems (implementation, analysis and design), databases and information processing. I Also, do translations and proofreading of English and Portuguese texts.

    $16.67 /hr
    515 hours
    5.00
  3. Suraj Sah

    Suraj Sah

    Virtual Assistant, Data Entry, Customer Support

    Nepal - Portfolio: 2

    I offer wide variety of services including Virtual Assistant works, eCommerce, Data Entry, Web Research, Customer Support, Email and Chat support, Real Estate Management and Technical Support. I am an independent, young and energetic freelancer from Nepal. I have completed close to thirty projects on Elance alone working for more than 1000 hours. The things matters the most to me is trust, 100% satisfaction of my clients, perfect quality, & very quick response time. My level of English and grasping power is HIGH. TESTIMONIALS: “Extremely fast worker, very responsive. Would consider hiring again.” — bizwhizph “Very professional, very fast, will hire again ” — sgrecruitmentguru “It was really great to work with Chandan! I'm satisfied with his work, thanks a lot!” — HaukeFokken “Really Great Job! Always Eligible for ReHire!” — JetriviaWhitehurst And lots of more to come. Invite me if you need me for your project.

    $3.00 /hr
    26 hours
    0.00
  4. Terri W.

    Terri W.

    Experienced Administrative Support

    United States

    I have worked in the corporate world for 20+ years. The company I was working for, like many others, experienced financial difficulties and experienced a layoff situation. I decided to take this opportunity to freelance and continue my education at OCCC in Oklahoma City, OK . I am focused and efficient and take pride in my work. My background includes duties such as data entry, transcription, Powerpoint presentations, bookkeeping/payroll, graphic design, website creation and maintenance. I will be happy to discuss your specific needs with you to make sure the job is completed in a professional manner and in the timeframe you are needing.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Mitchell S.

    Great Writer and Editor

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    I am a college graduate with a full time job looking to earn extra money on the side. My topics of expertise are history and politics, but I am knowledgeable in many other topics. I promise to give your project the full attention that it deserves and give you my best effort.

    $20.00 /hr
    61 hours
    5.00
  6. Debbie F.

    Debbie F.

    Assistant Accountant

    Ireland

    I am currently working as an Assistant Accountant while studying CPA Ireland (Certified Public Accountants). I have recently just progressed into my professional examinations. I currently hold a Bachelor of Business Studies degree which was awarded in 2010 by the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. I have also previously studied a Professional Diploma in Education at Dublin City University during which time I worked as Business & Economics teacher in both Secondary Schools and Third Level education. I am very interested in becoming a well established freelance worker over the next year to help me fund my travel plans I have for Summer 2016 and hope that I during this time I will have built up a freelance career which will allow me to work while travelling.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Erick Cuizon

    Erick Cuizon

    Real Estate | Project Mgmt | VA | Title Examiner | Web Researcher

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    My Skillset: • Project Management/Supervision and Staff Support • Excellent Email Handling and Prompt Response • Title Examining / Deed Conveyance Review / Mortgage, Judgment and Lien Review • Real Estate Lead Generation • Excellent Web Research Skills • Knowledge in C.R.M - Salesforce (Property Base) • Knowledge on How RP Data / Core Logic works • Marketing Tools / Appraisal Letters / Campaign Track (Creation of Brochure) • Mail Merging • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.) • Photoshop Editing Skills • Above Average Communication Skills (Oral and Written) • Typing Skills - 45 WPM 100% Accuracy • Excellent Time and Task Management Skills • Hardworking and Flexible • Quality Above All perception I worked as a Team Leader in a growing BPO Company here in the Philippines who is Outsourcing Jobs from a U.S. based Title Insurance Company. Leading a successful Team to a right direction and meeting the metrics on a daily, monthly and annual basis. I developed a good working relationship with my colleagues, superiors, clients and customers. During my 5 years experience working in a Title Insurance company, I learned to be reliable, responsible, trustworthy and flexible person to any job assignments. I can do multi-tasking but still able to manage delivering the right output to customers. Quality Above All is my perception towards work but still practicing Minimum Processing Time with Maximum Production Output. I also practice good communication skills oral, written or through email correspondence. I am ready to accept any job that is suitable with my skills and capabilities. I also look forward to working with any client and build a strong working relationship.

    $4.44 /hr
    862 hours
    5.00
  8. Marienneth kathleen D.

    Marienneth kathleen D.

    Excellent Customer Service Relation and Administrative works.

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I have been in the customer service field (email, chat, and phone) for almost 9 years now. I am excellent in handling email responses and managing chats. I also have an experience being a phone support specialist. Providing outstanding customer assistance is my passion and rectifying one's issue is my goal in every contact. I don't just fix the issue for the customer, I also make them feel delighted and appreciated. I am a very fast learner and I am open to learn new software needed to be able to perform my job. I have an experience using SupportCenter, Velaro, KANA, Zendesk, and many more. I am professional, friendly, upbeat, compassionate, positive, and always make sure that I am knowledgeable enough to resolve all customer issues in a timely manner. I can work under pressure with minimum supervision. I am trustworthy; committed to superior customer service; detail oriented, resourceful; and be able to multi-task effectively. Also, I am very much willing to undergo training if necessary.

    $12.22 /hr
    5,286 hours
    5.00
  9. Monika S.

    Monika S.

    Polish language Translator/Interpreter

    United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    To whom it may concern, Offered skills: Mainly translations (including, but not limited to) from English into Polish and from Polish into English,telephone and face-to face interpreting, voice-over service and proofreading in Polish. Area Covered: Manchester and its outskirts for live jobs, UK and other countries for web/remote jobs. I am a Polish language native speaker, but I have been living in the UK for a while now, so I communicate mostly in English and started treating English as it was my second, mother tongue language. I love languages and different cultures-that is why I started working for two language agencies as a Polish language Interpreter/Translator. In addition, I have also started learning a new, beautiful language-Spanish and I hope I will expand my services in the near future. I look forward to collaborating with you! Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Monika

    $12.22 /hr
    2,405 hours
    5.00