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Jill Fultz

Jill Fultz

Experience Adminstrative Assistant

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

QUALIFICTIONS *Polite, respectful, and courteous manners *Responsible, efficient, and flexible *Ability to work in a fast-paced, intense environment smoothly *Competent and reliable professional, committed to top quality work *Versatile and multi-skilled person *Resourceful in solving problems and maximizing resources *Enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated *Skilled in handling the public with diplomacy and professionalism *Demonstrated ability to adapt to new equipment & technology *Research skills * General Bookkeeping *Business Correspondence * Maintaining Calendar & Docketing *Transcribing dictation * Staff Training *Travel Logistics *Records Management SKILLS *In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suites and internet telephone operations *Relevant experience in software applications such as, Excel, Assess, Outlook, PowerPoint, One Note *QuickBooks * Ability to work with several operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 2007 and Windows 8 *Google Document management *Understanding of all Social media marketing accounts such as, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ *Pacer *Summation *Time Management programs *Lexis/Nexis *Westlaw *Rapid Court *TLO *MyCase Software *Quick learner of new software applications. *Word processing – Ability to type 65 words per minute. *All the latest office equipment, such as fax, scanner and copy machine.

67% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
2,124 hours

Kirstein Pran Pangod

Kirstein Pran Pangod


Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Criminology (Cum Laude) and Bachelor of Laws at the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City. While studying Law, I worked as an HR Staff at the University for 1 year, before I was transferred to the Nursing Department as an Office Secretary for 2 years. After finishing the course Bachelor of Laws, I went home to Kidapawan and worked as a Criminology Instructor at Colegio de Kidapawan. I was a member of the School Paper Organization during my Elementary and Secondary years; and a consistent Academic scholar during my college years. I have a good background in writing legal documents and news articles; well-versed with microsoft office word and excel; and is very diligent in submitting documents on or before the deadline.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
3,277 hours

Subhasree D.

Subhasree D.

Results oriented Professional with 10+ years of experience.

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

To establish a challenging and growth-oriented career that would provide a strong base with an opportunity to display my talent and nurture my skills as a qualified freelancer.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
3,251 hours

Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrative Coordinator

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

SPECIALIZATION: Marketing, Management, Business Development for SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) CAREER GOAL: Dedicated to maximizing business development especially in the areas of marketing & communications, service enhancement, corporate integrity and financial health. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years of corporate experience with both local and global clients across various industries, which include (but are not limited to) Information Technology, Broadcast Media & Film, Ad Industry, NGO, Food Services, Travel & Tourism

97% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
2,325 hours

George C.

George C.

Technical Writer

Kenya - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

I have achieved phenomenal success on content writing over the past 4 yrs. I have been offering copyrighting & Proofreading services, SEO website content, eBook writing, sales letters, press releases, product descriptions, articles and blog writing. I have successfully worked on several content writing projects outsourced from mainly USA and Canada and other countries like S. Africa, China, UK, Israel, New Zealand etc & have produced excellent results delivered within time guidelines. Expertise gained and confident in as regards Content creation I am very skilled and confident writing on Travel, Education, Pets, Technical material, IT $ technology, Fashion, Internet Marketing, Health and personal development. Extensive online research and diligent effort and attention in maintaining quality has seen me thus far. Availability I am always present online checking my emails regularly and working. I respond immediately to emails and alerts at those times. I work from Monday through to Saturday and will be more than willing to engage with you. Thank you.

92% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
3,532 hours

Aurobinda Panda

Aurobinda Panda

IP Attorney - Expert in Trademark | Patents | Copyright | DMCA Notice

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

Over last 4 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2500 hours. We have a team of IP professionals and attorneys with excellent knowledge and experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law mainly Trademark, Patents, Copyright, DMCA Takedown Notice, Legal Research, I am Managing Partner of Lex Protector International Law Office and also expert in Trademark and Patent. I have done my specialization in Intellectual Property Law from University of South Africa, which is one of the most premier institutions of the world. I have handled several Patent, Copyright and Trademark related issues successfully for our clients around the world and intend to expand my abilities even further. Our Law firm is also recognized as "Startup of the Year 2014 in Intellectual Property" by Silicon India Magazine which is published in USA and India. (More information - ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at

91% Job Success
$18.89 /hr
2,522 hours

Jesus N.

Jesus N.

Lawyer, business support and document translation

Spain - Tests: 4

Hi, i have a double degree in economics and law so i can help you if you want to begin a business with an aditional help. I can speak spanish (native), danish (native), fluent english and italian so i can also translate all your documents (especially legal ones) with accuracy. I work in my own business importing and exporting products and helping with legal issues. If you need my services, im new here but i will be glad to help you with my experience , u won´t regret!!

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,220 hours

Binod Singh

Binod Singh Agency Contractor

Patent Search & Drafting / Trademark / FTO / PCT

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

Patent & Trademark expert with extensive knowledge and expertise in IP matters. Expert in Novelty/Invalidation/ FTO/Product clearance/ Market &Business research/ IP Mapping /Competitive analysis/trademark research and other analytical services. Also expertise - Provisional & Non-provisional(Complete) Patent drafting and Office Action responses (Non-final and Final responses). Can easily handle IP tasks covering USPTO, Canadian ,Australian, European, UK patent offices as well as PCT patents Domain expertises- Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals , Medical Device, rDNA Technology. Chemical Mechanical Electronics,Nanotechnology,Physics, Semiconductor Software and Internet Technology Mobile and Wireless Technology

Associated with: KNOURA Technology Services

85% Job Success
$28.00 /hr
1,126 hours

Edward D.

Edward D.

Certified English Expert, Fast, Efficient writer

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I am a Certified English EXPERT, an experienced writer, researcher, editor and at one time the Webmaster and SEO of two legal Websites. Exceptional writing skills, creativity, solid research and careful organization are the hallmark of my career as writer and editor. Over the years I have gained considerable experience to further my career, helping clients achieve their goals, writing and editing for them their sales letters, press releases, e-Books, blog entries, business articles, legal articles, web content and many more. I am a clear, crisp writer with an analytical and incisive mind, and a strong self-motivation to carry on when things get tough.

92% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
5,702 hours