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Jean Louise Quino

Jean Louise Quino Agency Contractor

Customer Service Refinement and Management l Creative Writing

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 28

On Customer Service: My communication skills, passion to please and ability to genuinely care for others have landed me into a very rewarding and fulfilling job as a Customer Service Representative, promoted me to Customer Service Consulting and Refinement in just one month's time ( see and to a Human Resource Manager in the subsequent month. Solving customers'; problems and making them feel good even in the most trying times is a great privilege that I cherish daily and the driving force that propels me on. On Writing: I'm an artist by heart, so everything I do results in a marriage of excellence and beauty. In the same manner that I can make a picture paint a thousand words, I can also paint a thousand pictures with my words. My passion for writing stemmed from my love affair with the English language and my innate zest for life. Give me a dead topic and I will fashion it, mold it, give it a lovely form, breath life into it and animate it. Whatever you want, however you want it. One of my strengths is that I am able to look at one scenario from different point of views. In the end, it's not about the writer, it's all about the reader, so I don't care whether I'm recognized or not. All I want to do is to contribute to the well-being of my collective self present in all thoughts, for in reality, I am my own reader in the person of all others. - Jean

Associated with: Art for Life

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
5,191 hours

Jobby Benoza

Jobby Benoza

Online Freelancer

Philippines - Tests: 4

I aim to build a successful and thriving career here at by providing excellent and quality service to discerning clients. I am a goal-oriented person, handles deadlines and pressure with grace, and I also have a good command of the English language. I am a gamer by heart, a teacher by trade and a professional person all-around. I am into sports, movies and loves reading.

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
2,983 hours



Data entry expert and proffesional article writer


I have a Bachelor of Commerce degree-Human Resource. I am experienced in data entry, data analysis and data cleaning. I have worked as a data entry clerk for an international NGO. I also have experience in customer service and related duties from a leading micro-finance bank in Kenya.I got my experience in research working for Kenya Red cross in a children welfare program. I guarantee 100% satisfaction because I am hardworking and very attentive to detail.

$6.00 /hr
3 hours

Valerie C.

Valerie C.

Here for all your graphic design needs

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

I am a freelance graphic designer with four years of academic design experience. I have created content for several organizations that have driven positive results.

$15.56 /hr
37 hours

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Broad orientated virtual assistant with entrepreneurial experience

Czech Republic - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

My place of stay is in Prague, Czech Republic, and I can be contacted for part- and/or full-time home based opportunities. I have: - experience in customer service because I dealt directly with customers face-to-face, by email and by phone; - been selling contracts in mobile telephony, internet and rental space. During this period I had extensive training on the job; - standardized applicable values as long-term relationship and increasing customer value; - proven myself to be a quick learner (see my reference of Accenture) and I enjoy developing myself; - eye for detail and I know how to visualize your business; - no issue with adapting to set up structures which I try to make my own and improve to gain better results; - strong communication skills and experience to work with cultural differences. I studied Small Business & Retail Management and in this area I gained a lot of knowledge in the past years. It also made me the person who thinks about your business by showing keen interest. During my recent projects on oDesk I improved my Office (Microsoft/Google) skills significantly. Other software I work(ed) with but not limited to are: - Wordpress, - GetResponse, - AutoRespond, - Mailchimp, - SurveyMonkey, - Photoshop/Gimp, - Audacity, - Google products I also cooperate with other freelancers. In the case you would like me to control your project feel free to contact me as well. I will hire the designated freelancers myself and for you there will be just one contact. I operate under the name Nonstop Strategy. Feel free to contact me in case you have something to share or want to offer. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and I am looking forward to start doing business with you. Best Regards, Freddie

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
4,961 hours

Olivia Ochoa-Anderson

Olivia Ochoa-Anderson

Experienced Freelance Writer

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

My name is Olivia. I am a US based freelancer who has been working in the industry for more than five years. I haven't been on Odesk that long, but I can provide references on request.. Currently, I am a ghostwriter for Ann Smarty, and the content and blog manager for the freelancing app Motiv. I am also a regular contributor to the tech blog It's A Gadget, and frequently take on other work here and there from clients I've worked with for years. In other words, I am highly reliable, and the kind of person you want to work with. Promise. Worth Every Dime My rate is $20 an hour. I can also negotiate a per word or per project price. I type over 100 words a minute, edit as fast as a lightning strike, and I can research like the wind. As Long As My Niches Love Me Part of being a freelancer is knowing a little bit about everything, and a lot about some things. My niches are pretty negotiable, so I would rather list the only topics I won't write about: I will not write sports. I will not write gambling or casino. I will not write forex or finance. I will not write penile enhancement. Why not these topics? I just don't. Sorry! Drop Me A Line! Now you know all about me, and what I can offer you. There is only one thing left to do: PM me!

91% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
256 hours

Mary Crawford

Mary Crawford

Mgmt-Team Lead-Customer Care-V.A.-Sales-Writer

United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

I have specialized in the sales,customer service field as a manager and sales manager, top sales performer and Team leader creating an exemplary team to monitor Quality Assurance for the three major call centers of a National company Responsibilities included: - Leading the growth and development of my company's Quality monitoring. -Procuring top talent and carefully selecting exceptional candidates for the formation of an exemplary team. - Overseeing preparation of uniquely quantitative and qualitative QA reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly agent specific reporting criteria. . - Edit and distribute to reporting and process critical feedback to all 3 call centers while discovering, managing, and resolving any discrepancies in information or processes. -Meeting on a weekly basis with the different teams for discussion of action items and training of customer care agents. -Preparation of itinerary and hosting weekly QA meetings with my team for a clear portrait of feedback across the globe and preparation of the teams weekly assignments. Accomplishments I am proud of include: -excellent managerial skills in office or performing online virtual assistant responsibilities! -High ranking percentile in communication and negotiation skills, phone, hospitality, email etiquette plus customer care. -Proficiency in business communications understanding that communication is the key to success! -I have received recognition for my careful attention to detail and ability to provide spot on feedback including meeting notes. - I am a publish writer, a foreign language and body language student. - I am tech savvy, a self starter and have an impeccable ability to work independently managing time well. - I pride myself with dedication and maintaining a great work ethic being completely trustworthy. -I am equally content following direction from one supervisor, as a team player, as a team leader or in a managerial setting. - I am very flexible with my hours and enjoy long term positions with an opportunity for advancement and working as many hours as possible. - I am an eager and quick study, always up for a new task contributing 100% effort ! References available I look forward to hearing from you,

96% Job Success
$15.56 /hr
7,637 hours

Rhoda irene A.

Rhoda irene A.

Article Writer, Transcriptionist and Customer Service Professional

Philippines - Tests: 10

Over the last 6 years, I have been providing service to a range of customers across the US and UK. I have developed a strong sense of customer service, knowing how to deal with different kinds of people more effectively, with a focus on providing solutions to their problems and queries. I have also been working as an administrative assistant and IP Relay operator, and am able to type up to 75 wpm. I am seeking opportunities to team up with some independent companies / buyers for data entry / customer service or freelance writing jobs.

Groups: Article Samurai

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
38 hours

Keti Mihaylova

Keti Mihaylova

Concept Lovin Criminal

Bulgaria - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

Hello, everyone! My name is Keti, born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria. I am a Law graduate and a Proficiency Diploma owner in English. I finished high school with Literature and History profile. I am a Social Media monkey and Marketing savvy.  My professional background has included working for a big customer service company, an advertising agency and a government enterprise. I am looking towards expending my horizons in Writing, Copywriting, Digital, SEO, Commerce and Advertising. The very detailed story of my past academic and work adventures, you can see here: In short: I am able to take the perspective of and empathize with others. Establishing and maintaining relationships, respect for others. I have absolutely positive and optimistic approach to activities, people & events; Able to control my emotions, I'm disposed to lifelong learning and I hope my competences to grow with my work. I am a fashion-lover and a sneaker-head, I am obsessed with art and design. Hopefully, together we can reach great results! So don't be a stranger and call for action! Warm regards, Keti

100% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
88 hours

David A.

David A.

Because Quality must not be Expensive

Spain - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native of Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed, with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for yourself. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for a buyer because it show his public image. Quality is a must, and customers take cares so. Something showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, I can get to any shoe, as you require. Translation: I specialize in ENG - ESP pair, where I offer translation services for all kinds of text and content: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. My qualification in business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieved more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactic or compressive text, as a sample for a manual or a textbook, I also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If the text to be written or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented too. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on customer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how doing it better. The same happens in real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery, but without losing any quality in the process. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must I use to get it. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done

100% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
353 hours