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  1. Anirudha V.

    NDA,Contracts Drafting, Patent, Website terms & Privacy Policy

    India - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 1

    More than five years of experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Researcher. My objective is to obtain a position whereby I can demonstrate my writing and research skills. I am very proficient at legal research in any jurisdiction, and I produce an excellent work product. Main job responsibilities includes Contract Drafting, Contract Review, Contract abstraction, Contract summary, drafting and review of non-disclosure agreement, patent and trademark search on USPTO site, Document review and many more paralegal processes.

    $11.11 /hr
    19 hours
    4.66
  2. Roy F.

    Roy F.

    Engr. Roy B. Flores

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I aim to earn by practicing my profession and sharing my intensive experience when it comes to computer networking. I have dealt with small office home office networking which deals with routers, range expanders, wireless access points and bridges. I also have been troubleshooting Internet connectivity, firewall issues, email client issues and other stuff that deals with Internet and networking. I can easily be trained with any technical matters pertaining to Electronics and Communications since I have been exposed to the concept and in depth understanding of Electronics and communications technology.

    $3.50 /hr
    19 hours
    3.55
  3. Nadine N.

    Nadine N.

    Engineering Problem Solving and Professional writing and editor

    United States - Last active: 06/08/2014 - Tests: 4

    I have ample experience writing for blogs, websites, newspapers and personal statements for applications to grad school. You may find some of my work at the Gainesville Sun's website Gainesville.com Also can work with Systems Engineering. Specialized in creative problem solving, project and systems management, optimization analysis and multiple other areas.Extensive experience with Visual Basic, Matlab, Simulink and multiple simulation software. I'm also Bilingual (Spanish and English)

    $55.56 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00
  4. MD.Faysal Rahman

    MD.Faysal Rahman

    Data entry,web research,linkedin research & lead generation expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 12/23/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    Hi, I am highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, very organized, quick learner. Always try to complete all types of sophisticated tasks by accepting challenges. Impossible is nothing if the challenge is accepted. -I am specializing in COLLECTING DATA FROM WEB/LINKEDIN -I am specializing to INPUT DATA ON A SPREADSHEET LIKE EXCEL AND GOOGLE DOCS. -I am specializing in SURFING THE NET FOR ALL THE INFORMATION NEEDED. Always try to prove myself with honesty & quality work.... I have a good experience in all types of Research & Data base systems. You will see me as a hard working person. I always try to fill up my responsibility by any costs. Thank you.

    $3.33 /hr
    4 hours
    0.00
  5. Debashis M.

    Debashis M.

    Wordpress Expert, HTML/CSS, SEO & Logo Design

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 19

    Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, and CSS including sites for start-up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development such that the values, the aim and objectives of the company are reflected in every bit of the design along with the selection of words and content showing the company or projects adaptability, competence, flexibility and creative ability. And I develop solutions using latest web-based technologies while providing tailor-made internet consulting with creativity and innovative approach. My strength is my openness, constant and regular contact follow-up with clients and the willingness to learn. I believe in providing the latest and best of the technology to my clients.

    $7.78 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  6. Laurel K.

    Laurel K.

    Professional Editor, Published Writer; FAST, efficient and reliable

    United States - Last active: 12/15/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    More than 20 years of professional experience in writing, editing, and proofreading! I am a PUBLISHED writer of hundreds of articles, websites, short stories, and books. Recent written work includes lengthy academic writing (APA, Harvard, MLA, ACS), historical research, how-to book, legal articles, and fiction in numerous genres. As a meticulous, disciplined professional, I will quickly and accurately provide you with expertise in proofreading, editing, creative writing, technical writing, copywriting, and research. With a BA in English you can be assured I have advanced skills in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and complex linguistic structure. If you want expertise, speed, and quality in a writer, look no more!

    $35.56 /hr
    177 hours
    4.94
  7. Pauline Nguyen

    Pauline Nguyen

    NYC based International Business Consultant

    United States - Last active: 06/08/2013 - Tests: 2

    I'm back in the USA after spending 6 years developing and improving businesses in Middle East and Asia. What that means for you is the advantage to easily and conveniently access an international business consultant who has worked on projects related to over 19 countries from start-ups to multinationals. You will benefit from my work portfolio which includes: 1) Countries: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, China, Hong Kong, Afghanistan 2) Industries: Finance, retail and consumer, professional services, industrial, social entrepreneurship/non-profit, energy sector service providers 3) Education: MS in Global Finance I am happy to leverage my diversified geographic and sector experience to help you create effective detailed business plans, investor proposals, pitch presentations, business development and marketing materials, and market entry/growth strategy.

    $25.56 /hr
    29 hours
    4.85
  8. Joseph Piros

    Joseph Piros

    Senior Business Technology Consultant

    United States - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 7

    Graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology with degree in Information Technology. I worked independently as a consultant for small and medium sized businesses. I streamline their work process using computer technologies. I specialize in network security, Database, and consumer relations. I run my own non-profit charity giving back to the deaf community. I work with the utmost professionalism, and provide 5 star service. Currently entering field of Law with the goal of passing the California Bar. I have a serious grasp of complicated concepts. My talents would be best used in a court room setting, and legal arguments support.

    $30.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  9. Omar J.

    Omar J. Agency Contractor

    Administrative Support | Graphic Designing | Research | Data Entry

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 01/13/2013 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 26

    Last 5 years, I've been developed Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Light-room, Corel-draw. I think, I am a creative designer, which includes making wedding albums, photo retouch, photo manipulation making brochures,clipping path, banners and logos. I am a good data entry expert also. I am seeking opportunities that will enable me to put my skills to use while providing great value and benefit to my clients...

    Associated with: Bizway (Pty).

    $3.33 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  10. Andrew M.

    US/UK Lawyer - Skilled at contract drafting and review

    United States - Last active: 10/31/2011 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    A UK and US lawyer with over ten years experience in the corporate world. I have the skills and experience in drafting and reviewing a broad range of legal, corporate and commercial documents Incorporation - drafts incorporation and formation papers for corporations, LLC and related business entities Shareholder and Director Resolutions Employment Agreements Nondisclosure/Noncompetition Agreements Management and Consulting Agreements Limited Partnership Agreements Joint Venture Agreements General Partnership Agreements Software Agreements License Agreements EULAs Copyright Notices Privacy Policies Various other vendor/royalty/license agreements Powers of Attorney Will and Estate Documents RFP (Request for Proposal) I also have experience writing business plans to secure capital investment for product development or content acquisition; responding to RFPs from numerous Government departments and project managing various corporate initiatives. I also have a significant amount of International experience. As well as my roles in London and the United States, I have had exposure working for other businesses around the world and have become well-versed in local laws and regulations. I am a focused self-starter who strives to consistently provide work of the highest standard. Whether our working relationship is short or long, one assignment or many, it is my aim to ensure that I develop with you a trusting and mutually beneficial working relationship. I am a quick and diligent worker and I aim to complete most assignments within a few hours.

    $44.44 /hr
    24 hours
    4.90