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Businesses use administrative support to help with office management, data collection and reporting, or project management to meet the organization’s administrative and HR needs. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, companies hire highly skilled and reliable administrative assistants to aid executives, directors and managers. They typically gather data; perform decision-making tasks; communicate with vendors, suppliers and clients; monitor customer service; and coordinate with other departments.

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Senthil Kumar N

Senthil Kumar N Agency Contractor

Computer Savvy with 8+ year of Experience in IT

India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

A Good Hardworking, friendly Contractor – Every team needs one of best contractor, and there’s none better than me. To be an efficient person in handling challenges in the work and utilize my skill sets to the best of my ability.My most priority working in oDesk is to get employer's satisfaction by providing quality work within given time. I have done many projects in Odesk and got good feedback from my employer. I have good skills in Software testing, Manual testing, Data Entry, Web Research, Data mining jobs. I always want to learn new technologies to improve my knowledge and skills. I would like to have long term relations with my employers and I am sure I will be good to be a part of any team I work for. When hiring a contractor on any marketplace like oDesk, it will be more difficult for the employer to find the right candidate with honesty, integrity, knowledge and expertise. They have to look for the contractor who is committed to achieve the best possible result for you. Then you have deal with the person who have all the above, Which my profile perfectly suits and my focus is on creating a relationship of respect and trust with all my clients.

Associated with: Tech Click

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
5,896 hours

Michelle Mangaoang

Michelle Mangaoang

Customer Service Representative | VA | Web Researcher

Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

I have worked as a customer service representative for over 4 years in which I had the privilege to deal with Australian clients. Working for back office, my job role is to process phone connections and make sure to email or call clients when needed. I am knowledgeable in Microsoft office applications. I am competent when it comes to customer service and administrative jobs.

100% Job Success
$3.89 /hr
2,147 hours

Emma Comber

Emma Comber

Pa/Reception and Administation


i have worked at La Bimbi Hair for over 6 years in both the hairdressing and reception side of things I have excellent customer skills, I learn quickly and i'm extreamly reliable. I also worked for a photography company for a little while which included being in charge of a lot of management duties. before that I worked at hungry jacks from the age of 14 years 9 months, there were a lot of skills I picked yup during the 5-6 years I worked there, I ended up being promoted to a team leader which then took me on to being able to run shifts.

$16.67 /hr
50 hours

Fawn Rhodes

Fawn Rhodes

Affordable, Dependable and Professional Virtual Assistant

United States - Tests: 5

I’ve worked in the telecommunications industry for six years, five plus years retail customer service experience and approximately 10 plus years within Office Administration. I am positive I am fully equipped to help your organization reach their goals, while simultaneously affording me professional growth opportunities. Familiar with US/Canadian Administrative Law

$22.22 /hr
344 hours

Marichu S.

Marichu S.

Certified CISCO, MCP/Network Engineer

Philippines - Tests: 9

Having acquired a degree in Computer Engineering in 2006, I have had some 6 years of rewarding professional career in the areas of technical support on hardware and software systems, networking and sales with major engineering and business process outsourcing companies in Manila, Philippines, including a brief stint with the United Nations Office in Bangkok, Thailand. I dealt with colleagues and clients of multi-cultural background from affiliate offices globally, including the United Kingdom, the United States, the Middle-East, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines. I have acquired a certification in ITIL, MCP, and CCNA. During my university years, I have also worked as an administrative assistant with various private companies where I have proven a reputation of an efficient team member with well-regarded planning and organizing skills. My adventurous spirit inspires me to explore new avenues. I have travelled to key cities in Asia, the Middle-East, and Europe. Thanks to oDesk! Though I have just recently joined the network, I know I can continue developing my professional aspirations while at the same time fulfilling my personal career as a wife and a mom! :-)

100% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
437 hours

Peter A.

Peter A.

Danish Customer Support

Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I am a native Danish speaking Customer Supporter/ CSR /Adminstrator that is very reliable, trustworthy and flexible. I also do audio transcription from Danish to English. I am a goal oriented person and can work with minimal supervision. I give 100% undivided attention to my work. Quality is my prime objective in every task that I do.

100% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
3,479 hours

Dondy S.

Dondy S.

Web Design/Office/html/Data Entry Prof./IT Support/Network Admin./Ofc

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

To work in my utmost capacity with high standard of efficiency in an organization. To join and be able to be part among the fastest learning technology trends today. I have so many working experiences from different level of fields. I am proficient in all MS office family application, data entry, web research, html, c language program, web page programming/design, autocad and many more... I am fast, efficient, hardworking, attention to detail and reliable freelancer. I can also work with minimal supervision and can handle such pressure even in the toughest time. Almost 9 to 10 years of working experiences. Currently working as an IT-incharge in one of the construction company. I work as an office data entry indexer in 2004-2005 and then office staff autocad 2006-2009.

83% Job Success
$4.00 /hr
1,494 hours

Andrei Volkov

Andrei Volkov Agency Contractor

Linux specialist (Sec/Opt/Dev, C/Perl/Python/PHP/BASH)

Belarus - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

Important: ------------------- Enhanced shield of your Web application with mod_security! Should be always. It is task #1 after installation ANY web application! ------------------- About Me and more: ------------------- I have over 16 years of work experience with Linux systems. This is the list of software and technologies with which I deal. This list is not full and expands day by day. I always can find right decisions if I found some problems. And I am always interested in looking for mostly economical and productive solutions. Of course, Cpanel, WHM, Webmin, Plesk .... I know how are working these web-wrappers and I support their. I can will tune and to make the checking of these wrappers. But that more important !! I can work without this))) Directly use configuration files of services and etc etc. Usually, it is better way on dedicated servers. ) TCP, IPv4 , IPv6, IPX ... - WiFi, WEP, WPA, WPA2 ... - SElinux, Apparmor, Smack, Tomoyo ... - LAMP ( Apache, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Mysql, Mongo), REDMINE ... - Cpanel, Zpanel, ISP ... - MySQL clustering and replication DNS servers ... - SENDMAIL, EXIM, POSTFIX (POSTFIXADMIN,MYSQL,DOVECOT,POLICYD) ... - HPC system: Torque, Maui, Moab for HPC clusters, Infiniband, FC interconnect, iSCSI, SCST, DRBD, OFED, OPENMPI ... - OpenLDAP ... - VPN with OpenVPN, PPTP, StrongVPN ... - Nagios, Zabbix, Ganglia, OSSEC ... - SVN, CVS, GIT ... - KVM, Xen, OpenStack, Proxmox ... - NBD, RAID, LVM ... etc etc During these years I have been in a large number of tasks related to administration of network devices, as well as with simple and complex server systems. I manage servers for the HPC tasks and for network infrastructure of Internet and Intranet - DNS,DHCP,*FTP,HTTP(S),MAIL etc etc. The main goals - the monitoring of the performance and the security. I also implement tasks of data backup and troubleshooting, support for the users. I have comprehensive work skills with systems based on Debian, Redhat, CentOS, SLES, OpenSuse. I've got more than 8 years of experience in developing the different software with use of C, Perl, Python, Bash, HTML on system and user levels. For example, very important skill in developing and the modification of RPM packages (rpmbuild, rebuild, kernels), custom kernels and etc etc. ------------------- Often: ------------------- How the standart service for VPS's and VDS's projects and dedicated servers: IDS, IPS, the control of contents of log's files, the control of load of the cpu, the memory, the hard disks; the backups of the databases and the files; install or update software, consultations. Emergency call via sms to cell phone. ------------------- STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. VERY OFFTEN: IF YOURS WP WAS HACKED 1. disable plugins 2. execute # diff -r dir1 dir2 3. repeat for plugins if you have last version of WP code: ~ 80% cases - problems: plugin low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 15% cases - problems: theme low quality (look on author: from where and who is) ~ 5% 0day of WP also you need disable all shell function in php and enable suphp/suexec modes. STOP Windows and U/K/buntu etc. TIPS WITHOUT PAYMENT: ------------------- 1. I am getting a lot questions about reliability and quality distributives/clones Ubuntu. Results on practice - Ubuntu clones - worst for server. It is truth. If you $buntu guy, I can't help you right now. I only can recommend Debian way for server. =============== 3. Nginx of course is good program. For small/middle vps. But in serious projects - apache. Nginx will be suitable for frontend. It is only practice. Always for all web application should be mod_security module. Firewall of level of web application on 7 level of OSI. Each web application/site should be under own user in environment of vps or on dedicated servers. =============== 4. By topic Wordpress. For optimisation services of OS , namely system IO(type of disks or partitions) and DB(type of engines of tables), need to use empty installation (default variants). Most problems of work WP contains in itself - customized plugins or themes. For analyze pages need begin with such services as =============== Sunday - day of rest. Or in emergency case - payment with double rate. best regards, Andrei / PS: With love from USSR. ;-)

Associated with: UPWORK.LINK

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
1,023 hours

Richelle T.

Richelle T. Agency Contractor

Virtual Assistant / Team Leader / Wordpress Poster / Database Admin

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

To be able to show my skills and apply all my knowledge and experiences as a PROFESSIONAL INTERNET RESEARCHER, DATA ENTRY, RESEARCH ASSISTANT, BOOKKEEPER, WORDPRESS etc. - EXPERT & PROFESSIONAL RESEARCHER - HIGH SKILLED PERSON -BOOKKEEPER -SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING -Wordpress Poster - Database Administrator - able to pass the output on a given period of time

Associated with: NOT ACTIVE

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
10,047 hours

Cesar Melendez

Cesar Melendez

Technical Resolution Expert & Process Lead

El Salvador - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

My Experience began on 2003 by providing Technical Support for Microsoft's Internet Service (MSN). It was a great jump start to my technical career by providing high quality technical support and great customer service to U.S. Customers. In 2005 I had the opportunity to begin working for Dell Computer's - Technical Support. I've been an Resolution Specialist from 2005 up to June 2012 managing the technical aspect of the teams and providing support to the agents that take calls. I am CompTIA A+ Certified - Remote Support Technician (COMP001006357057). Developed various Web-based Tools utilized by Dell Technicians for the departments I've worked on. My duties as a Resolution Specialists range from Technical Knowledge on the Software and Hardware end. Troubleshooting know-how, Knowledge on dispatching & shipping parts through FedEx, USPS, Unisys, Bantec & Qualexserv, Call auditing & quality assurance, Trained on irate caller deescalation process. An experience I think that has great value is being Manager on Duty on the department's (SMB - Small & Medium Business) floor. Which meant that my duty was to manage all the calls coming in to our group and make sure the process would meet all the goals set by Dell's Global CCO (Call Forecast Dept.). This were I learned the call center aspect of the job such as metrics like AHT (Average Handle Time), ORR (Offer Run Rate), Measuring Inbound calls vs Intervals. Staffing vs Breaks & Lunches. From June up to know I have been working on the Process Engineering department as a Process analyst providing various reports on Call Handling, Staffing, RDR (Repeat Dispatch Rate) Metric. Have Advanced Excel & Intermediate MS Access skills. On the relationship & teamwork side of my work experience. I’ve been able to succeed with my teams by establishing great relationships with my teammates and this way, drive to influence them in a positive way, so they can visualize a goal in a manner they can reach and exceed the business’s expectations. My main focus has been to learn as much of the business and understand the best way at approaching the role I’ve had the opportunity of undertaking. Also, I’ve taken the task at analyzing and determine the most efficient path to reach the goals on the teams I have been a part of, and have definitely been successful at making the teams reach top spots in group rankings.

$11.11 /hr
1,108 hours