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  1. Nedra H.

    Nedra H.

    Certified translator and transcriber

    Tunisia - Tests: 6

    * A certified translator to and from English, Arabic, French, and Spanish. I am a multilingual, which explains perfectly my polyglottery. A Masters degree holder in English literature obtained at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sfax A proofreader/ Editor / transcriptionist: * Fields of expertise: Legal Medical Business Linguitics/ academic Technical Fictional * I speak/write in 4 languages: ARABIC (Native) ENGLISH (Fluent) FRENCH (Fluent) SPANISH (Fluent) * I can conduct accurate, advanced and fast web researches. I can mine data of different kinds: emails, adresses, phone numbers and the like. Happy hiring!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,560 hours
    5.00
  2. Rochelle Baron

    Rochelle Baron Agency Contractor

    Legal Assistant, Real Estate Paralegal, Administrative Assistant

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have over 20 years experience as a legal assistant, specializing in various aspects of commercial and residential real estate. My experience ranges from property title research and analysis, document preparation and closing and settlement preparation and disbursement. I also have experience with probate and corporate document preparation. I enjoy using my experience to work in a virtual setting, providing legal research and document services for a variety of companies.

    Associated with: Universal Hardwood Flooring, Inc. Agency

    $22.00 /hr
    2,002 hours
    5.00
  3. Elaine K.

    Elaine K. Agency Contractor

    Let my experience in legal writing and research work for you.

    United States - Tests: 7

    I have the experience and the professionalism to accomplish any assignment I accept. I am a Certified Paralegal with willingness and ability to do exhaustive research. I have a Masters degree in Secondary Education which allowed me to teach social studies which covered a variety of subjects and interests, one of which was editing a community newspaper my graphic design class produced every week. . I was also a Union Organizer which afforded me an opportunity produce newsletters, flyers and advertising material.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $16.67 /hr
    1,992 hours
    5.00
  4. Barbara C.

    Barbara C.

    Paralegal/Admin/Transcription/SEO/Article writing/Wordpress

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have worked in the legal and medical field for the past 10 years. I can preform any type of administrative support tasks, including transcription, answering phones, handling or routing emails, medical summaries, preparation of legal documents, online research, typing, and data entry just to name a few. I am very detail oriented, have the ability to multi-task quite well, and have excellent people skills. I also have a complete, private, home office that is fully equipped to handle any type of work that may need done.

    $15.56 /hr
    2,648 hours
    4.41
  5. 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

    $22.22 /hr
    2,209 hours
    4.87
  6. Heather Noe

    Heather Noe

    Transcription/Typist

    United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, hello! Are you looking for a fast, reliable and detail oriented person to do your transcription work? I can guarantee you fast and accurate results of any type of transcribing work you need. I believe communication is the key to a successful relationship between client and contractor. I keep in contact with my clients on a regular basis and adjust to their needs. I have been fortunate enough to become the "Fearless Transcriptionist" of CatalystMLM and have transcribed some amazing interviews (please see portfolio section below for details). I have open availability 7 days a week 24 hours a day. If you want your job done right contact me! Some of my other skills include: Proficient in Microsoft office 2007 applications (word, power point, and excel) Certificate for Proficiency in Payroll Accounting Peachtree and Quickbooks Legal Research and Writing Internet Research Typing Skills 90 wpm

    $13.33 /hr
    1,837 hours
    4.91
  7. Steve Cape

    Steve Cape

    Paralegal, Researcher, Consultant, Employment Law

    United States - Tests: 1

    Experience in business and legal matters that include; appellate civil and criminal, forensics, civil litigation, non-profit formation and governance, bankruptcy, creditor/debtor issues, trademark registration, family law and labor law, FMLA / FLSA / ADA / EEO, Veterans Benefits. Proven experience in legislative review,bill drafting, and extensive experience working with legislative bodies, and conducting legislative advocacy. I provide clients flexible hours of availability to accommodate varying time zones, and needs. I deliver thorough, accurate paralegal and consulting services and "out of the box thinking". Driven to win, excel and deliver. Fully "wired in" with high speed internet, research databases and conflict checking.

    $18.89 /hr
    2,730 hours
    4.85
  8. 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.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,457 hours
    4.82
  9. Lea B.

    Lea B.

    Paralegal/Legal Assistant/Legal Researcher/Executive Assistant

    United States - Tests: 8

    I have worked primarily as an assistant for over eight years, most of those years as a legal assistant, and I would love the opportunity to provide my outstanding skills and services to companies on a virtual platform. I have an abundance of experience creating Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets. I have spent countless hours answering telephones, sending and responding to emails, overseeing schedules, contacting clients, managing extensive files, researching a multitude of topics, creating documents, and tending to the daily professional responsibilities of those I have worked for. My multitasking and time management skills are matched by no other. I am extremely conscious of deadlines. I am a team player but can also work well independently with little instruction. I know how to form excellent relationships with clients and take joy in knowing that clients can always count on me to be there when they need assistance. I am exceptionally organized and extremely detail-oriented. I can master any and all tasks given to me. I have superb communication skills and am fluent in both spoken and written English. I am honest, trustworthy and reliable. I understand the importance of time sensitive material and will handle all confidential information with the utmost integrity. My skills and experience would be nothing but an asset to a company. I look forward to being able to prove that!

    $20.00 /hr
    1,684 hours
    4.85