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  1. Lisa M.

    Lisa M.

    Creative With Skills in Transcription, Web Design, Admin and Singing

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a creative person, a singer, and voiceover artist who is also skilled in administrative office work. I have experience with transcription, Word, Excel, data entry, basic computer/internet/admin tasks, sales, writing, etc. I am a work-at-home-mother and freelancer and am very careful and accurate in my projects. I have Spanish skills and am learning beginning French and Italian.

    $20.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  2. Joshua Nestor

    Joshua Nestor

    Computer Engineer/Transcriber

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    As a Project manager, I have a broad base of technical experience in hardware and software systems development, wired and wireless systems deployment, engineering, vendor relations, sales support and project management. I designed tools, reports, charts and graphs for senior management to provide ongoing, at-a-glance summaries of project status and application prototype performance. I use exceptional verbal and written communications skills in fast-paced, highly visible environments to achieve success. I maintain strict attention to detail, while understanding and responding to the big picture. As a leader, I quickly see what will work and form an optimal strategy and execution plan. My strong technical knowledge has always been a tremendous asset as it increases my communication and organizational skills. I have used these skills to foster strong relationships with my customers allowing them to feel confident in my recommendations of new products and services driving additional revenue to my organization. Those who have supported my projects know that I work tirelessly to resolve hurdles and ensure success. Need help with important recorded information? I will transcribe anything you can throw my way as long as the audio is of good quality. Usually 1 hour of recording could take 2-4 hours for transcription. If you set a deadline I will meet it with time to spare. Job Experience: College Lectures Medical Sessions Group Meetings Interviews

    $13.33 /hr
    4,141 hours
    4.93
  3. Alanca Abisel

    Alanca Abisel

    Translator, Transcriptionist and Subtitler

    Turkey - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    I might not be the fastest or cheapest worker out there, but I'm one of the most meticulous; who values time, effort and quality. Instead of promising more, I tend to be realistic, but offer even more in return. My services include; - General translation (Turkish to English) + (English to Turkish) - Subtitle translation (Turkish to English) + (English to Turkish) - Medical translation (Turkish to English) + (English to Turkish) - Transcription (English to English) + (Turkish to Turkish) - Customer Relations (email + live chat + telephony) - Admin Support I'm originally a veterinarian and have worked as a clinical trial monitor on human trials for 7 years, hence comes my medical background. I have also worked as a customer service representative for Shell; answering calls and written correspondence originating from the United Kingdom. I have a very diverse range of skills; I enjoy researching and learning new things. I am professional, polite, friendly and trustworthy. Take a close look at my profile and contact me for future jobs. You will be anything, but sorry.

    $7.78 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Xiaojing Pan

    Xiaojing Pan

    English / Chinese teacher and translator

    Gibraltar - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7

    I am a native Chinese speaker with high proficiency in English. I have obtained a Master degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and a Master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL). I have extensive working experience in English and Chinese teaching, translation, and other language-related jobs. I also have experience in various business sectors including education, marketing, media, and online gaming. My Odesk experience includes Chinese and English translation, proofreading, and voiceover. I am a good communicator and easy to work with. I appreciate every job opportunity and would try to work to my best ability.

    $15.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Teresita M.

    Teresita M. Agency Contractor

    Administrative Support | Article Reviewer | Data Analyst

    Philippines - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a freelance administrative support and data analyst with over 6 years of experience. Through the years, my work consistently meets and often surpasses my employers expectations within budget and timeline constraints. I specialize in data entry, web research, article review, quality assurance, reports, Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), G-Docs (Spreadsheet, Document, Form, and Presentation), and other administrative tasks.

    Associated with: Synergy Virtual Assistant Services

    $7.78 /hr
    11,735 hours
    5.00
  6. Florante V.

    Florante V. Agency Contractor

    Top Notch VA | Podcast Editor | iTunes Setup Guru

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    WHAT I DO: I specialize in project management, podcast production, audio editing, Wordpress, ecommerce site maintenance, and social media promotion. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT: After over 10000 hours on oDesk, my commitment remains the same, that is, to provide every client and every project with a WOW experience by delivering on time and up to standards. WHAT DO YOU PAY FOR: You pay for quality service with a proven track record and a peace of mind that your project will be accomplished. Don't just take my word for it, check out client feedback or visit my website to see some of the works I have recently completed: www.allaboutpodcast.com/portfolio/

    Associated with: Azarel Media Services

    $22.22 /hr
    11,489 hours
    4.75
  7. MIA ESCOBAR

    MIA ESCOBAR Agency Contractor

    Experienced Spanish English Translator and Graphic Designer

    Venezuela - Last active: 10/19/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

    Over the last 16 years I have committed to teaching English as a second language to students of all ages and levels. I finally accomplished my visionary goals by creating and running my own English institute in Venezuela. The institute offers a variety of services which include courses, interpreters, and translations. It has been an incredible learning experience which has led to my involvement in management, marketing, human resources, law and graphic design. Working on Odesk represents a great opportunity for me to grow as a graphic designer while continuing my career as a Spanish-English translator/ transcriptionist. What you should know about me as a professional: I am a hard-working and responsible contractor. Once I know what I am expected to do, I will do it according to the client's instructions. I do not mess about and keep my deadlines.

    Associated with: ITranslate IDesing

    $11.11 /hr
    105 hours
    4.96
  8. Germaine Choice

    Germaine Choice

    Executive Assistant

    United States - Last active: 07/26/2013 - Tests: 1

    I am a positive, fun-loving, outgoing hard working person who is interested in working with folks that want to make a difference in the world. I have extensive experience in a few fields, just as banking, insurance, magazine, pharmaceutical, and hospital. I have strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills and am a great team player. I am proficient with the Microsoft Office software suite. I am a reliable professional and reliable individual that can be counted on. I have successfully provided executive support to senior management. I effectively managed executives’ calendars allowing proper time between appointments without any conflicts. I also prepared and submitted their expense reports in a timely fashion. I have organized conferences, special events, and ongoing activities for the department. I scheduled meetings and the logistics of the meetings. I made travel arrangements, both domestic and international for management. I was the liaison with all internal and external departments and vendors. I prepared and submitted expense reports and invoices for the department. I proactively used Microsoft Excel to create reports and databases to ensure the effective and smooth flow of the office. I managed other administrative functions such as composing emails, writing letters, monitoring the telephones, updating organizational charts, and proofreading. I was also responsible for managing the office supplies and keeping inventory. I look forward to continuing my education as I continue in my career and gaining more experiences. Thank you for your consideration in working with me.

    $5.56 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00
  9. Helen N.

    Helen N.

    Helen Nicholls

    Australia - Last active: 12/04/2014 - Tests: 1

    Native Australian English speaker specialising in Linguistics, particularly phonetics.

    $44.44 /hr
    439 hours
    0.00