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  1. Sachit Jani

    Sachit Jani

    Customer Support via Chat, Email & Phone (Technical & Non-Technical)

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I'm an Electronics engineer and have worked with a networking firm for 2.5 years. Since last 1.5 years, I'm working as a Freelancer. I'm good at programming languages like C, CPP, Perl & BASH. I'm good at Networking and operating systems. Being an Engineer, I can adapt to new software tools easily. I have a desire of working as a Customer support Executive. I'm ready to provide Chat Support, Email and Phone support - both technical as well as non-technical. I like solving customer queries which makes me suitable for this task. I also like working for the Recruitment firm. Quality work in Time - That is what my clients get from me. Being a full-time freelancer, I'm flexible to work at any time.

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. Karelyn Lambert

    Karelyn Lambert

    Experienced Virtual Assistant with ASBA

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 3

    Eleven years experience in an Administrative position. Four of those years have been spent in a Virtual Assistant role. Possesses solid clerical, research, and verbal/written communication skills. Demonstrates advanced proficiency with MS Office including Project and Visio, types (60 WPM), experienced in project and staff management, and has excellent customer service skills. Currently holds an Associate of Business Administration degree.

    $15.00 /hr
    4,647 hours
    4.47
  3. Fawn Rhodes

    Fawn Rhodes

    Affordable, Dependable and Professional Virtual Assistant

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

    I’ve worked in the telecommunications industry for six years, five plus years retail customer service experience and approximately 10 plus years within Office Administration. I am positive I am fully equipped to help your organization reach their goals, while simultaneously affording me professional growth opportunities. Familiar with US/Canadian Administrative Law

    $16.67 /hr
    344 hours
    4.80
  4. Glezzenda B.

    Glezzenda B.

    English Tutor/Translation/Patent Drafting/Data entry, scraping,mining

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    I'm a self-motivated person and versatile. I worked as a customer service representative for eBay for 2 years. I did various online and offline jobs that include but are not limited to online products and services listing and marketing, computer tutorial, English tutorial, insurance agency trainer and university instructor. I always want to make other people happy.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Ahmed S.

    Ahmed S.

    PhD holder in biomedical science and expert translator

    Egypt - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native Arabic speaker( Egyptian ) with more than 10 years of English-Arabic translation experience. I translate any kind of articles and files including medical,engineering and legal fields. I have translated many hundreds of articles and i assure you high quality and accuracy. I also hold a PhD degree in biomedical sciences and 7 years experience in academic writing. High quality,accuracy and originality are guaranteed.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    4.91
  6. Darsei Canhasi

    Darsei Canhasi

    Data Analyst, Researcher | Academic Writer | Business & Economy Expert

    Albania - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Thus far, around 40 percent of my oDesk work history is comprised of rehires. This surely is a great indicator of the professional attitude I demonstrate towards every project I am assigned. I have a Bachelor diploma from Rochester Institute of Technology in Business Administration and Economics. Currently, I am doing my MBA studies at the International Business School (IBS) at Brandeis University, one of the top rated school in United States. At Brandeis I am specializing in Business Analytics. Thus far, my professional experience includes Uni Group, Institute for Development Policy, and Outsource to Kosovo. Please check below at the employment part for more details. Specifically, I have more than 6 years of experience in conducting Research & Academic Papers, Business Plans, Industry Analysis reports, and Policy Papers. Specialized in APA/MLA/Harvard/Chicago reference styles. I have full access to hundreds of prominent databases, including ProQuest, EBSCO, JSTOR, and IBIS World. In addition, I have more than 2 years of experience in the data analytics field. I posses advanced Microsoft Excel skills and Tableau skills, and intermediate R skills. You can find a selection of my work in the Portfolio section of my profile. Also, you can check my oDesk work history in order to see the works I have completed.

    $19.99 /hr
    466 hours
    4.95
  7. Vijayanand P.

    Vijayanand P. Agency Contractor

    Expert Medical/Pharma/Market Researcher, Consultant

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Health Science Ph.D Scholar (Pharmaceutical sciences) with expertise in Medical/Pharma/Health/Nutrition Research with full access to scientific journals and articles. I have a unique blend of healthcare and marketing experience. I have over 10 years experience in Health care research, QA and production of pharmaceuticals, Academics and Pharma marketing [Both domestic and International]. I have more than 1300 hours of experience in odesk and most of the jobs included Medico-market Research. I am an expert Researcher of Pubmed, Lancet, Clinical and pre-clinical trials, Scientific medical and pharmaceutical journals, data extraction from scientific and academic documents etc. As i have strong marketing experience with health science back ground, was able to assist the clients both in market research as well as scientific research. Please find below my work experience in odesk: Project-I: Health and Ayurveda related Reseach I worked with a client and assisted him developing Kindle Book on Ayurvedic health recipes for westerners. Job involved researching and developing various Ayurvedic cooking recipes and finding out the health benefits of each ingredient. Project-II: Natural Health Related Research Worked as back end researcher and assisted the client in developing Natural health protocols for various diseases using essential oils. Job was to find out various essential oils used in treating different diseases and suggest their probable use in the natural treatment. Project-III: Pharmacology and scientific literature Research. Worked as chemical assessment specialist with Ithos. Job was to find the chemical document, extract required details and fill in the google spreadsheet. Chemical documents were related to drugs and medicines. Required details were like NOEL. NOAEL, LD50, ED50, type and number of of animals used in the study and relevant pharmacological data. At the end of the job, client appreciated the work and awarded 5 stars for work Project-IV: Skin Care and Cosmetics products Research. Competitors study Worked with a skin care company as online web researcher. Job was to research ingredients of various skin care and cosmetic products. Searched and gathered information like description of the products, major adverse effects, any interactions with other ingredients and benefits of each ingredients. Job also involved finding their competitors, price and packaging details. Project-V: Concept development Research, Pharma market survey and study Worked with Web Magic solutions, UK, as Pharma Market Analyst. Job was to assist the client in developing Pharma Market place and automation of Pharma Supply Chain. For this, made an offline survey by visiting various chemists/retailers, wholesalers, doctors and collected relevant data for the client. In the same work made a detailed research on Generic Pharmaceutical market in India and globe and provided the relevant findings to the client. Project-VI: Drug entity competitor study Worked with another client for Identifying Drug Competitors. Job involved searching the data base of Regulatory bodies (USFDA, MHRA, TGA, WHO) and finding the drug competitors approved by them. Work was well appreciated and awarded with 5 star. Project-VII: Medical tourism. Provided report of market potentialities of 5 countries India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Dubai. Also suggested suitable strategies for Istanbul to target European market. Client awarded me 5 stars and expressed her satisfaction over the work in feedback. Project-VIII: Ingredients sourcing. In this job, i assisted the client in finding right ingredients suppliers in USA for his weight loss and meal replacement product. Prepared google spreadsheet of ingredients suppliers and assisted the client by sending mails to all the suppliers and negotiating over phone and email. Clint was happy with the work and awarded me a bonus of $155 USD and increased hourly pay. Project-IX: Probiotics in UTI. I assisted a client in finalizing the formulation for UTI and assisted him in choosing right strain of probiotic bacteria for UTI. Work involved researching few natural ingredients and their studies on UTI. Work was successful and client assured more work soon. Project-X: Biotech Company researcher In this job, I assisted a client in finding required details, like number of products in pipeline, share value, growth trends, product descriptions etc of selected biotech companies. The information was to help the client in decision making whether to invest on that company. Client was happy with my research and assured further work soon. I would welcome the opportunity to provide you with an exceptional service which will fit your budget and exceed your expectations. I put clients first and aspire to deliver consistently high quality, cost effective services. I look forward to work with you. Truly Yours Vijayanand

    Associated with: VIJAYANAND

    $13.33 /hr
    1,402 hours
    4.99
  8. Kimberly S.

    Kimberly S.

    Writer: Content / SEO / Copywriter / Creative

    United States - Last active: 09/05/2014 - Tests: 2

    Over the past 15 years I have developed a wide range of skills working as an independent contractor. I love to learn and because of that there are multiple jobs that I enjoy and excel at. Although I enjoy all of my jobs, I am most passionate about writing. I am fortunate to have a lot of experience in many areas, such as: Writing: SEO Content, Copy writer, Creative (bachelor's degree in Journalism), Mac Specialist, IT (tech support for AOL), Paralegal (legal asst. degree), Private Investigation (licensed), Researcher, Data Entry, Writing for ChaCha and Ask.com, Accounts Payable and Receivable, General Automotive Knowledge (1 year auto mechanics), and more. However, whatever it is that I am tasked to do I give my all. It is very important to me that I do the job to my employer's expectations; it makes them feel good which makes me feel good.

    $33.33 /hr
    847 hours
    4.99