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Hatice Degirmenci

Hatice Degirmenci

Customer Service Assistant/Virtual Assistant

Turkey - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

I am an energetic and self-motivated person, I take pride in the work I do, respect deadlines and focus on my organisation’s ambitions. I am a quick learner and have the ability to think on my feet in difficult situations, with excellent communication skills. When required I can be a very strong leader but I also have the ability to work well in a team towards a common goal. I have over 4 years experience in managing a small business, teaching English and translation, interpretation and transcription in Turkish – English / English-Turkish language pairs. I have worked on various projects here on odesk, including customer service, data entry, virtual assistant and translation. I love customer service work, I passionately enjoy making people happy and resolving issues. I also consider myself a detail-oriented, tidy and respectful virtual assistant. My goal is to do what I love doing and continue in this field of work while developing my skills and advance professionally day by day.

$9.00 /hr
1,213 hours

Elijah Shaw

Elijah Shaw

Customer Service Specialist | Virtual Assistant

United States - Tests: 8

I have over 12 years' experience in customer service in a wide range of industries. Combining skill and knowledge in a wide variety of office products with motivation and dedication to results, I specialize in providing quality services with high standards under strict deadlines. I have the time management skills and fully equipped and dedicated home office to bring value to your business and help you succeed. Expertise: Customer service Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Google Docs, Gmail, and Calendar E-mail handling CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software Spreadsheet creation Scheduling Outlook Outside of work, I like spending time in nature, enjoying life to the fullest. I'm an active person that enjoys running, biking, and the occasional camping/fishing trip. I also have a wide range of hobbies from LED lighting and aquariums to gardening and homesteading. Thanks for stopping by my profile!

$11.11 /hr
333 hours

Christine S.

Christine S.

Virtual Assistant, Customer Service, Lead Generation Expert

Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 14

I've been working with Odesk for almost 3 years now. I'm so happy and blessed that I already completed 22 variety of jobs with excellent results. I may not have all the skills required but one thing for sure I have the ability to turn every challenge an opportunity. I can easily cope up with stressful situations at work and still expect a positive outcome. Before I joined Odesk, I worked in call center industry for 5 years I started working as Reservation Specialist on United Airlines account. Then was transferred to Technical Account on HP and the last and biggest account was under Sprint as Tier2 Customer Service Representative. Overall summary of my valuable work experience at ODESK: • Virtual / Personal Assistant (Udemy and Real Estate Company) • Email Management ( Web based/Email Clients) • Web Research and Data Entry • Lead Generation / Data Mining • Formatting Documents (Excel, Word, PDF) • Creating PowerPoint Presentations

94% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
3,787 hours

Jeanette D.

Jeanette D.

Professional Virtual Assistant & Customer Service Specialist

Philippines - Tests: 8

I have more than 10 years of customer service experience and 5 years of working as a Virtual Assistant. I've provided support, both customer service and administrative, to clients from different line of businesses through email, chat, phone and social media. Working from home has taught me how to learn doing things on my own. I've acquired expertise in using tools needed to perform my job responsibilities such as ms office, google apps, wordpress, infusionsoft, shopify, adobe illustrator and photoshop, and still open to learning new things. I put importance to reliability and accuracy for my goal is always to create and maintain a positive experience with my employers.

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
8,812 hours

Kristine Trevett

Kristine Trevett

Virtual Assistant/ Data Entry/ Customer Service

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I am skilled with data entry, accounts payable and receivable, and customer service. I have been working in these related fields for 10 years. I am experienced using MS Office. I am familiar using programs like Adobe Pro, Dropbox, and Google Drive. I have been working as a virtual assistant for over a year and have assisted with email handling, creating reports, and resolving customer issues. I am a very hard worker and I am dedicated to getting the job done right and in a timely manner.

100% Job Success
$17.22 /hr
1,878 hours

Shiuli Saha

Shiuli Saha

Virtual assistant and customer service representative

India - Tests: 1

Hi, I am a travel and tourism professional and work from home ,quite smooth at using Internet.I have a good knowledge in Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, Word, customer service and dedicated towards my work .Also expert in interacting with clients over phone.

$6.67 /hr
445 hours

Jun Kevin Flores

Jun Kevin Flores

Customer Service Representative/ Phone Support/ Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

For almost 4 years, I have served the customer service industry of the largest online retail company in the world. And now, I am willing to use this experience in the home-based industry. To summarize, here are my previous work experiences: Position: Subject Matter Expert - Customer Service with Administrative Experience Duration: 2 years (2013 - 2015) My tasks were: - Clarify customer requirements, probe for and confirm understanding of requirements or problem. - Meet customer requirements in a timely fashion. - Confirm customer understanding of the solutions and provide additional customer education as needed. - Prepare complete and accurate work and update customer file. - Communicate effectively with individuals/teams in the program to ensure high quality and timely expedition of customer requests. - Effectively transfer misdirected customer requests to an appropriate party. - Stay current on products, pricing, promotions, procedures, and other important issues. - Contribute ideas on ways to resolve problems to better serve the customer and/or improve productivity. - Participate in activities designed to improve customer satisfaction and business performance. - Utilize own judgment to resolve problems or perform research. - Assist in addressing routine and non-routine customer problems. - Operate computer to key and/or verify a variety of complex information. - Perform tasks that are generally not clearly defined and are not part of a regular workflow cycle. Position: Sales and Service Representative Duration: 1 year (2012-2013) My tasks were: - Handles inbound/ outbound emails. - Responds to customer emails using product knowledge. - Resolves customer questions and issues. - Works to build customer confidence in the brand. - When applicable, promotes opportunities for additional products and services.

$3.00 /hr
804 hours

Mary Denelle Arnaiz

Mary Denelle Arnaiz

Writer/Customer Service Representative/Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

To secure a challenging position in a big organization,to provide proficient and effective administrative support and to obtain a position as a Secretary,Personal Assistant,Data Entry,Sales and Marketing in a reputed organization and utilize my skills, abilities and experience in a better manner. Experience in data entry and administration for 4 years. Good command over oral and written. Strong communication skill with variety of professionals, staff and client. Devoted,reliable and passionate employee. Enjoys mainly challenging work. Excellent knowledge of computer application. Gracious and positive attitude.Ability to take initiative and can adjust in changing conditions. Odesk Account: (Email hacked)

$3.33 /hr
6 hours