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Ramona M.

Ramona M.

Data Encoder Expert (MSExcel,MSWord), Internet Marketing, Web Research

Philippines - Tests: 2

I'm very honest and reliable person . My Experienced in Office Management hone my skill in office procedures . I can type 40wpm and I can easily follow instructions and willing to meet quota.I know the value of time so I will perfectly deliver assigned project on time..

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Romina Gacoscos-Delenela

Romina Gacoscos-Delenela

ESL Teacher

Canada - Tests: 5

- TESL Canada Certified - 250 hour TESOL Diploma Professional Standard 2 with Practicum - Recognized by TESL Canada. - TESL Ontario Member - Developed grammar, language and conversational activities that would improve the confidence of students in using English. - Well-developed organizational skills with superior multi-tasking ability. - Increased students’ attendance in the class for 90% by integrating audio-visual activities in the classroom and by showing flexibility and creativity in devising an engaging classroom activity. - Encouraged students to be proactive in improving their English skills by instructing them to do series of interviews about a designated topic. - Coordinated an ESL University Winter Camp. - Acted as Student’s Affairs Officer that is responsible for the development and implementation of programs and activities. - Developed workshop materials for newly hired ESL Teachers. - Held TOEIC classes for university students. - Part of the ESL core teachers for 2 years.

$8.89 /hr
30 hours

Cherrylene C.

Cherrylene C.

Community Manager/ Project Manager/ Rockstar General Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

Manage and interact proactively with online communities across all platforms. Creating, managing and growing company's events through meetup, twitter, facebook and other strategically online tools. Assign and guides team members different tasks for the project. Responsible for maintaining or administration of the client’s website. Prepping or updating the pages of the website. Manage social media accounts. Create facebook accounts and pages, twitter accounts and pinterest. Searched and scheduled posts related to the social media accounts or pages. Increased the number of likes for the fb pages or followers in twitter and pinterest. Searched cheaper items and post it on ebay listings. Compared items to other ebay sellers for competitive price and find items that are bestsellers on ebay.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
156 hours

Nicanor S.

Nicanor S.

Experienced Data Entry, Internet Researcher and as well as CSR

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

Most of my experience are Product Research, Data Mining, Data Entry, Web Design, Amazon Review, Book Editing, English Proofreading and Uploading on Createspace. I can work well even under pressure and challenges. I believe that my unique blend of experience, problem solving skills and people skills differentiates me from most of the candidates. I am motivated, discipline and focused. I am willing to do what ever it takes to get the job done ahead deadlines.

96% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
108 hours

Julyn Atog

Julyn Atog

HR Management and Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

Thank you for viewing my profile! I am a detailed and thorough professional with over 9 years of administrative experience - the last Four years in a "virtual office" environment. I specialize in delivering quality services with respect for strict deadlines and high expectations. I am equipped with a dedicated home office complete with a computer, copier/scanner, and color printer. I excel at working under tight deadlines with strict expectations. I possess the self discipline and time management skills necessary to have served as a virtual employee for the past Four years. I can bring value to your business and help solve your administrative assistant issues. I have extensive experience in help desk support, social media, marketing and advertising, research task, customer support, and recently in supervising a team of 8 and in HR recruitment. My core competency lies in complete end to end customer service task from taking in calls to email support to back office and marketing. I used to work with some of the biggest BPO contact center companies in the Philippines catering U.S based clients for over 3 years, and with top insurance company for about 2 years. Expertise: Recruitment Team Supervisor Customer Service (Technical / General Support) Extensive Admin Skills Data Entry Marketing Research Reports / Presentation Photo editing Email support I have an open, friendly, professional demeanor and am excellent at multitasking, which allows me to handle several responsibilities at once. I look forward to becoming an invaluable member of your team and your top pick for any additional projects or tasks. Thanks and have a great day! :-)

100% Job Success
$6.00 /hr
5,040 hours

Shanique F.

Shanique F.

Writer/Proofreader/Content Developer/Virtual Assistant

Jamaica - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

My belief is that effective communication and trust should be the driving force of every great business relationship. I have blended experience in customer service, education, sales/marketing,events planning, content generation and administrative duties. My goal is to provide a service that meets and exceeds the expectations of my clients, to better ensure that they get value for their money. My ability to learn at a fast pace and interest in learning new things makes each challenge a fulfilling opportunity. I am a trained educator who holds a Bachelor of Education in Business & Computer Technology and I am also currently pursuing a M.Sc. in Career & Technical Education.

89% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
578 hours

Josephine annabelle C.

Josephine annabelle C. Agency Contractor

Data Entry Specialist, Admin VA, Proofreader

Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

With more than 5 years of working involving Marketing and Direct Selling, I have been able to personally know the pros and cons of a Front-line sales man from a Back end Office Administrator. I have done the following over the past years: *Direct Selling - Face to face selling *Inbound & Outbound Telesales - Credit Card Pulling and Appointment Setting *Data Mining, Scraping & Entry *Video & Audio Transcription *Content Management *Social Media Management *Email Handling & Management *Calendar Management *Web Research & Proofreading *Light Project Management *Event Management I am looking for an opportunity to help me grow and become the best VA that I can be. I have no qualms over learning new stuff/ideas/software because I simply love learning. I take pride in the ff values & skills and incorporate them in my work output: *Excellent Oral & Written English Comm Skills with good grammatical details *Good team player *Flexible and Fun loving *Honesty , Transparency & Integrity *Keen attention to details, Neatness & preference for order *Willingness to learn new things *Works under minimal supervision *Desire and passion for learning & personal development **LET ME BE AN ASSET TO YOUR COMPANY'S GROWTH**

Associated with: Committed Quality Service Agency (CQSA), VA House

100% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
1,815 hours

Tracie Walker

Tracie Walker Agency Contractor


United Kingdom - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 1

Require employment which can be done from home. Successfully raised 3 great children alone so have many life skills which can be applied to any situation. Have experience working directly with the public for many years. Achieved 5 GCSE qualifications leaving school including an A in English, Business and commerce, Maths, also a City and Guilds in Typing and office practice. Attended college as an adult and gained a BTEC national diploma in Beauty Therapy and an NVQ in Hairdressing- which involved learning computer skills equivalent to NVQ level 3 Enjoy learning new skills and furthering my education and knowledge whenever possible, learn new skills quickly but accurately Mature, professional attitude. Can plan strategies and meet targets.

Associated with: A 2 Z Virtual Secretary & Administration

72% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
330 hours

Mia Tampos

Mia Tampos Agency Contractor

Data Entry

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

Been working for a forwarding company as an Account Manager for almost 10 years, with strong focus on Sales achievement, administrative tasks, documentations and other related forwarding concerns. An Expert typist at 60 words per minute with 100% accuracy. Highly knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications. I have a high level of professionalism, self discipline, maturity an enthusiasm. I am considering a full time career in a home-based employment set up.

Associated with: FilPower

100% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
173 hours

Mohamed Magdi El-Shoura

Mohamed Magdi El-Shoura Agency Contractor

Electrical Engineer with experience in Administrative tasks

United Arab Emirates - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

4+ years of freelancing providing high-quality support and service to my clients. I regard my work as a freelancer a whole lifestyle, that allows me to pursue my dreams away from routine and corporate life. I have freelancing experience in various fields, in technical projects in electrical engineering, solar power, Patent reviewing as well as administrative jobs, writing and translation.

Associated with: Ergons Business Solutions

78% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
129 hours