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  1. Ernimel Michael Tigno

    Ernimel Michael Tigno

    Data Entry | Computer troubleshooting skills | Remote support

    Philippines - Tests: 3

    I am an experienced remote desktop support specialist with advanced knowledge on computer troubleshooting such as removing virus, malwares, registry errors, firewalls, emails, windows updates other problems for windows XP, 7 and 8 using Remote Access Software such as LogMeIn Rescue and TeamViewer. After 18 months of work I have managed to fix computers through chat and remote support. I am looking to find a long-term job opportunities that will allow me to utilize my technical experience and allow me to expand my skills.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Lorraine Mabe

    Lorraine Mabe

    Creative - Efficient - Motivated

    United States - Tests: 5

    I am a creative, detail-oriented person with years of business experience, in both public and private sectors, as well as experience as a freelancer. I will bring enthusiasm and motivation to every project I undertake, while ensuring the highest quality standards. My transcription speed is approximately 65 wpm, with minimal errors. I have repeatedly received continuing work with my transcription clients, due to my accuracy, availability, and timeliness. I have worked as a writer for more than 10 years. I am skilled in business, article, fiction, and creative non-fiction writing. Having strong skills in writing and transcription benefits all of the clients with whom I contract. I am adept at giving a creative edge to administrative tasks and adding an administrative outlook to creative projects. I proofread and transcribe with speed and accuracy. I write with innovation and dexterity. I combine my skills to edit with a keen eye to the originator's vision. My love of the English language and my years of business experience make me uniquely qualified to assist my clients in achieving their goals.

    $48.00 /hr
    61 hours
  3. Hendri Augustine Sugiarto

    Hendri Augustine Sugiarto

    Expert Project Manager and Business Analyst

    Indonesia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 11

    Experienced as ERP Project Manager and Business Analyst for 5+ years, I've lead my team to create a specific ERP modules within Indonesia second biggest industrial catering company and create various Business-related documents. Focusing on core project management issues like : • Initial Project Requirements • Project Time Management • Workforce Management • Quality, Service and Deliverables Management • Risk & Communication Management Able to create clear project roadmap in MS Project equivalent, I could help you manage any scale of project. I could speak English natively, communicate effectively according to the environment requirements, thus improving overall clarity and success in any project scale Do check my complete profile in LinkedIn : Hendri Augustine Sugiarto

    $18.89 /hr
    122 hours
  4. Shai Norton

    Shai Norton

    Writer, Editor, Analyst, Proposal Geek

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm a troubleshooter adept at interpreting business needs, technical concepts and client concerns. In other words, I can speak Suit, Geek and Customer. I'm also quite comfortable translating Government-ese. I love to dig into information and build things from it. I've done this for academia, startups, government and multinational Fortune 500 corporations in fields ranging from IT solutions development to science education -- with a lengthy side journey through fiction writing. I've also administered a wide variety of projects, many with globally distributed stakeholders. How can I help? Capture management (Federal/state/municipality level), business requirements analysis, editing (content/developmental/technical), project administration, proposal management, software documentation ... and did I mention writing already? I do that too: fiction, non-fiction, specialized (ghostwriting, commercial IP-related) and technical.

    $35.00 /hr
    28 hours
  5. Tahira Bashir

    Tahira Bashir

    Versatile Content/Technical writer,Researcher and Editor

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I want to excel in the field of Information technology by learning and deploying up to date and modern development and design technologies and techniques. Oriented towards career growth, I am self motivated, hardworking and brilliant. I know what it takes to surpass expectations.

    $3.33 /hr
    49 hours
  6. Francis Toppo

    Francis Toppo

    Website Designer with knowledge of SEO, Content writing

    India - Portfolio: 6

    I have an huge experience in content writing field. i am in this field for more than 7 years. i am into article writing, blog writing, SEO content, web content, Press release. i have also experience in website designing and development.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Anas Khan

    Anas Khan

    Writer, Editor & Versatile Content Writer

    United Kingdom - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I recently joined upwork so i have not had as much experience on it as others but the skills i have have been specially cultivated from past experiences, projects and work. My Skills: * I am proficient in software such as word processing, spreadsheet and database software. I am most familiar with Microsoft office 2010. My typing skills are excellent i have an average of 95 word per minute. I regularly use this software for both education purposes and self related reasons, most of my experience with this software was in 2013 & 2014. with my projects being mostly office related. I have worked with many different types of corporations and can deliver based on what they require. * I pretty much know this software inside out, meaning i will always be able to find an efficient and productive method for whatever task i am doing. * I am an excellent writer that has created many articles, blogs and short stories. some of these being for official companies. I have also edited and proof read many literature texts both fiction and non fiction. I have also wrote many cover letters, speeches and interviews. My writing skills are very versatile meaning i can deliver a wide range of products. * i have an excellent mastery of the English language and English grammar. This allows me to be awesome at proof reading and editing works of other people. My advantages ( Your's once you hire me!): * I provide an extremely good work ethic, i am always striving to give a high quality end product that meets all requirements you may have. * I am extremely creative, having worked with both professional and amateur writers, i can always help in case ideas or themes are needed for the text being written. This has helped the writer in many cases, frequently overcoming writers block. * I have a lot of experience in writing, having worked for a magazine handling texts ranging from interviews to articles. I am proficient in many forms of writing. many of my previous jobs have involved both digital and physical writing. * I am young (not in any way a boast!) meaning i can relate to younger generations in my style of writing. this greatly increases the audiences that i can target opening up a lot of opportunities for the task that i can do. * You will always get what you payed for! I will always strive to give you exact end product that you want, my wage reflects my abilities and competence, although since i have joined recently it is low. Flexibilty: Since i am in college, i am available for part time work. anywhere from 4-12 standard uk time. These hours can be negotiated depending on the task.

    $9.12 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Agnieszka Twardosz

    Agnieszka Twardosz

    creative writer

    Poland - Portfolio: 1

    I'm an avid writer who stays open to new experiences and opinions while maintaining a confident, professional attitude. For me, writing is not just a job. I develop a personal relation with every text I create, putting all my heart into each word. Thanks to my superb English skills, engaging writing style and diligence I create content of withstanding quality. Still in doubt? Take a look at all the positive feedback I've received!

    $10.00 /hr
    1 hours
  9. Ron Nunes

    Ron Nunes

    Network Specialist, Freelance Writer

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Over 4 years experience in the design, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of networks and their associated components.Over two years experience working with different Server environments, including mostly Windows, but also Linux and Mac. While my primary focus and training has been Cisco and Windows Server centric, I have an interest in most forms information systems. I've used and/or administered a very wide variety of devices and software I pretty much live and breathe computer networking; it comes naturally to me and always has, I really enjoy the work I do and do my best to provide the highest quality of service that I can to my clients. I am mostly seeking opportunities to utilize my networking or server administration skills for you or your business. -------------------------------------------------------------- I am also a writer, and have written hundreds of short stories and a few articles. I am also looking to expand my repertoire as a writer as well, and am also available to ghost write and write articles as well. I focus on a wide variety of genre's, but my forte is science-fiction, fantasy, or romance. I am willing to write in any genre if the concept is intriguing enough.

    $11.11 /hr
    23 hours
  10. Karthik Sankaranarayanan

    Data Entry, Blog writing, Ghost Writing, Proof reading, Web design

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    To bring my creative and effective writing to larger audience. I like to observe and write about things that are happening around me. I also like to write manuals on how to do things. My plus side is that I am a proficient computer engineer. I have worked in web design for almost 8 years now. I like to combine my language skills and technical resume to deliver high quality work.

    $4.44 /hr
    119 hours