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  1. Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Multifaceted Virtual Assistant. Business support branch

    Sweden - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 4

    My previous line of work led to the start of a VA business. My goal is to work with what I like and keep up the trend of various tasks. The rate described is my lowest rate, which I usually apply because I sometimes like to do assignments to keep my skills at a recent level, and then that rate apply. On the other hand could other duties require a higher rate. My VA role is one of the multi-skilled, or multifaceted as I use for marketing since I've learned a lot of different skills during the positions I held. I'm very service minded, as I started out as a cashier and office girl and had the privilege to work with people with genuine feeling for service. I find it likable and I also think it makes sense to keep a service minded attitude towards customers. If you see someone without a smile - give them one of your kind of recaps what service is. Additionally to the service offered in the line of work, that is. Later on I've for several years each, held positions as sales secretary, school secretary, administrative consultant, application specialist and web/system developer. Besides having extensive work experience, the studying of sociology, psychology and computer science at an academic level constitutes useful knowledge. Still today I feel at home in almost any constellation of work, I like to do repetitive tasks from time to time, and challenging tasks from time to time. Work satisfaction is important to me, and it means delivering good results, to be of benefit to the receiver. For myself the help and learn part goes a long way. One other thing to mention is that I learned to type at an early age. That skill has been both useful and fun during the years. Besides skills in service and typing, I'm interested in languages, both human and computer. Regarding human language, I write with a fine imagination, do my research and have a splendid vocabulary. Regarding computers, I like to make life easier for end users, and I also focus on usability. Regarding both languages, I also like to enhance the experience for the reader/user. Oh, I nearly forgot (if you're still reading this short essay that is), I also do some graphic designs from time to time. Web design, Logo designs, Business Cards, Newsletter, formatting in Word, layouts in PowerPoint and so on! We need beautiful things! Cheers!

    $30.00 /hr
    81 hours
    4.98
  2. Christopher Cox

    Christopher Cox

    Excel, Access, and VBA Expert

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    For over fifteen years, I have served as an expert in Microsoft Excel and Access. I have streamlined business processes and maximized functionality by creating complex Access databases. I have also developed complex Excel Macros using Visual Basic for Applications to automate manual processes. I want to make your desktop processes as efficient as possible, and I would love to put my expertise to work for you! I have an Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Loyola University in Maryland, and I have worked in information technology, finance, and accounting in both private industry and government.

    $35.00 /hr
    121 hours
    5.00
  3. Corey Bresnan

    Corey Bresnan

    Web Developer, Writer and Linguistics Student

    Australia - Last active: 10/18/2012 - Tests: 3

    With over 6 years experience creating websites and multimedia solutions for small businesses, artists, and individuals; I am now developing my freelance portfolio into a personal web development brand. I am seeking opportunities to work with you and your business to find new and inventive ways to reach audiences online.

    $50.00 /hr
    155 hours
    5.00
  4. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 10/29/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from NYU with a major in English and American Literature. My strengths are in research, creative nonfiction, and editing of all levels. I value prompt, clear communication very highly and do my best to truly understand and fulfill the vision for each project I undertake.

    $38.89 /hr
    410 hours
    4.99
  5. Shirvington Hannays

    Shirvington Hannays

    End User Support Analyst and Web Content Specialist

    Canada - Last active: 02/01/2012 - Tests: 13

    My core competency lies is in customer planning and support, web application development and design. I also have experience in the following areas: content management systems setup and maintenance; GoToWebinar design, coordination and presentation. Additionally am a trained and experience actor, independent filmmaker and creative writer with the expertise to create and present audio and video presentation that are engaging and informative.

    $25.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  6. Bhashitha J.

    Bhashitha J.

    Developer, Researcher & Writer

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    During my undergraduate and professional career, I've made myself familiar with a wide range of technologies, including Java, .NET, PHP, SAP, JavaScript, C++ and have worked with several DBMS including MSSQL, MySQL. I've also worked with reporting services to develop dynamic, ad-hoc reports with SSRS and Crystal reports. I've involved in many software development projects, from requirements gathering to UAT assistance. I'm specialized in the business domain of manufacturing ,banking, scheduling, shop floor tracking, payroll management, shopping cart and planning. I'm seeking for opportunities to undertake software development projects, document writing, business analysis and research. While improving my skills and gathering experiences on my career domain, which is software development. I also wanted to apply my skills of creative and analytical writing and my passion for research. Technologies: in SAP : Module pool programming, Screen Programming,Report Programming, BAPI, BADI, XSLTools, RFC, User Exits in .Net : Web Development (ASPX), Desktop Applications. Reporting Services : SSRS ,Crystal reports. Education: B.Sc (BICT), NCC(UK). Test Score: http://www.odesk.com/users/~~de5bdcd2f1ccaff1 English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) - 5.00 - 1st Place! - 25 min U.S. English Basic Skills - 4.25 - Top 20% - 34 min Electronic Design - 2.60 - Top 20% - 36 min HTML 4.01 - 3.75 - Top 20% - 38 min PHP5 - 3.00 - 42 min Microsoft Excel 2010 - 3.90 - Top 10% - 34 min

    $15.00 /hr
    29 hours
    4.89
  7. Matt G.

    Matt G.

    a nerd with words and often without

    Canada - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 6

    I'm what some people might call a "Scientist" and others might call an "Idiot." I spend most of my time doing what the aforementioned people might call "Experiments" or "Random Pointless Things," respectively. When you tinker around in different fields of study, you notice interesting trends. A lot of theories in Linguistics apply to Computer Science, stock trading is a lot like cooking, and the skills you learn in video games can easily be applied to working in Fast Food. You also learn to question things people tell you are fundamental. For example: "Most people that verbs the most important part of a sentence - that it really not a sentence without one. But there no verbs in this sentence, and the message still pretty clear."

    $38.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Jonathan Hebert

    Jonathan Hebert

    IT Expert Writer specializing in Policy & Procedure, Tech, & HIPAA

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7

    In my current role as the "Information Technology Director" for a Healthcare organization, I also serve as the "HIPAA Security Officer" and "EHR Project Manager." EHR stands for "Electronic Health Record" and is also commonly known as EMR or "Electronic Medical Record" I've written dozens of policies and procedures (P&P) for Information Technology. for healthcare, as well as over a dozen Small Businesses when I owned an IT firm. Additionally, I've written all HIPAA P&P relating to security, in coordination with the "HIPAA Privacy Officer" and "HIPAA Compliance Officer." Finally, as the "EHR Project Manager" I had to draft many emails and meeting notes, coordinating complex concepts, budgets, and timelines, to other horizontals within my healthcare organization. If you have a professional writing need of any kind, I can do it. In addition to my writing skills, my technical background is strong. I hold 7 professional technical certifications: CompTIA A+; CompTIA Net+; Microsoft's MCSE; MCSA; MCITP Vista; MCITP; and MCP

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Jeffrey Purple

    Jeffrey Purple

    Killer Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3

    I can deliver. Two undergraduate degrees, an MBA and a whole lot of experience later, I've developed a broad range of business skills. I've written sales copy in the non-profit and for-profit sectors on topics ranging from business to real estate to health care. Configuring CRMs (Salesforce & InfusionSoft), setting up sales funnels, writing email campaigns; I've contributed in a variety of roles, building multiple marketing campaigns, for a variety of businesses. Oh and I can read code, know a thing or two about UI/UX development and work magic in WordPress. I'm not your run of the mill freelancer who wants to get paid to learn a skill. If you want quality work, done within budget and on schedule; let's talk.

    $33.33 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  10. Joselito Narte

    Joselito Narte Agency Contractor

    Creative Writer,Web and Graphic Designs, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 26 - Portfolio: 4

    I am currently an upcoming senior student at University of Cebu. I study Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. I love programming and designing. I have started working since 2011 in and out of oDesk. I have experienced different kinds of jobs in the field of Information manipulation -- Data Entry, Image Editing, Virtual Assistant, Video Editing, Word Press management, Creative Writing, Programming(C, Ruby, PHP, Java, Javascript, C#, HTML, XHTML, XML, Android) You can view some of my portfolios and tests here https://www.odesk.com/users/~01cfe9362d7a0fcb79# I would love to try all others kinds of jobs out there, as I am an adventurous type of person. Even though, I am like this, I would always assure my clients that I will deliver the best outputs. I value client satisfaction and communication. I have the following underlying strengths which you may not find on other freelancers: -imperative detail keenness -high proficiency in the English language -could learn new programming language within a day -work fast and efficient -can work even at lower rates if I love the job and the client is friendly -flexible -I have a high availability for work for the next months to come And also working with different DBMSs. I got experience also in data entry, data processing and document formatting. So what are you waiting for? Click the Hire me now button or Message me for some questions. I may also answer questions about the technologies that I know for free. I really love helping people. And what's better than being paid for doing what you love. I will deliver my best work at a high standard. I look forward to being hired by you for your jobs I'm On the process of Improving these skills: •Material Design for Android •Angular JS •Polymer •iOS Programming

    Associated with: Amicis Auxilium Online Solutions

    $35.00 /hr
    861 hours
    5.00