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  1. Raechel White

    Raechel White

    Copywriter, Content Creator, Powerpoint Designer, Social Strategist

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a B2B technology content creator and producer by profession. I work across the spectrum of corporate projects, including sales collateral and presentations, one-sheets, blog posts, bylines, social media microcontent, website content, and more. I also have experience revising resumes and LinkedIn profiles, writing copy for personal websites and serving as a brand consultant.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  2. Marjon rey M.

    Marjon rey M.

    Computer Hardware Servicing/ IT

    Philippines - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    As a fully qualified Computer Technician under Technical Education and Skills Development Authority - TESDA training in the Philippines, there’s much I can offer to provide my employer satisfaction by providing accurate job result.. I am a vocational short course fresh graduate as an Information Technology with the skills of Computer Troubleshooting, Reformatting, Repairing and Installing Software like OS, Anti-virus, etc., I have more than 2 years of working experienced in the government office doing clerical data inputs, files inventory, encoding, sending files through internet, printing documents, making power point presentation using Microsoft Office application. I’m confident that my passion for working in relation to my course would be enough to have a carrier job online, together with my skills and experiences will enable me to make a significant difference at any company that would hire me.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  3. Rodimae O.

    Rodimae O.

    Virtual Assistant/Data Entry/Web Researcher/Email/Order processing

    Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4

    With over 5 years of experience in a BPO industry, I am equipped with the knowledge and skills especially in customer service, data entry, email support, order processing, copy editing, and other administrative jobs. I have an eye for detail. I have developed this skill through my copy editing job and I have applied it in processing orders for customers where I need to key in customer's details accurately. As an experienced Parts Liaison Officer to an Australian Ebay seller, I have sufficient knowledge in machinery like chainsaws, log splitters, pressure washers, and even home appliances. On top of that, I worked in Singapore for over 3 years as a Customer Service Officer where timely and proactive service is a must.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Carleth joyce D.

    Carleth joyce D.

    Assistant Program Manager/Writing Consultant

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I have been a Writing Consultant for almost four years now. I got promoted from being Writing Consultant to a Writing Lead during the latter part of my second year. From being Writing Lead, I got promoted to be the company's Assistant Program Manager during my third year. Basically, what we do in general is help clients from different countries improve their essay, research, or article drafts. With such experience, I believe that I can pursue a career in writing and/or teaching.

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Lia Alegrado

    Lia Alegrado Agency Contractor

    Solid experience in administrative support & business correspondence.

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a driven and self-motivated individual with extensive experience in customer service and with solid background as a Global Communications Trainer. A focused eye on productivity and excellent results, along with my adaptability, has also made me excellent in administrative support roles. My passion for teaching and--by extension--communications makes me a well-versed person, able to express ideas especially when the goal is not just to look or sound impressive but to be clear and understandable. I will be an excellent fit for administrative support roles including data entry and transcription, writing jobs, and customer service roles.

    Associated with: GFF Team

    $5.78 /hr
    41 hours
    0.00
  6. John christian D.

    John christian D. Agency Contractor

    Appointment Setting, Lead Generation and Customer Service Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    I have 4 years of experience in Lead Generation and Appointment Setting. I also do web research, data entry, phone survey and virtual assistance. I was able to support different businesses such as software, hardware, information technology, real estate, financial, medical, merchants and business services from US, Canada, UK, Australia and the Asia Pacific. I want to help my clients achieve their goals in their telemarketing projects.

    Associated with: Customer Service Group Manila™, Telemarketer Group Philippines™, L.D. Call League Telemarketing

    $7.78 /hr
    322 hours
    0.00
  7. Daisy M.

    Daisy M.

    Communication and Business Specialist

    Thailand - Last active: 6 months ago

    A career oriented individual who is keen to working in a new corporate environment and able to lead and train future business successors. To be able to travel around the world virtually to aid other citizens of the world realize their respective professional commitments and goals of personal fulfillment. To help organizations realize their sustainable profits and improve their business systems. Was a loyal employee of a European group of companies . Held various positions during the span of career life. Working life started on a middle management level until assigned to an expatriate work in different countries. Likewise, assisted to set up companies and facilities in other countries namely, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Thailand. Likewise assigned to Operations in Latin America like Venezuela and Columbia to help in process improvement. The travel around the world in 4 continents have helped in understanding people and the intricacies of human culture As a career oriented individual, with a strong objective to work for new corporate environment and move to new frontiers. Matured experience is a given but not necessarily a hindrance to creating new ideas in diverse environments to suit the ever changing world that continuously evolve. Handled general and operational management of a manufacturing facility for premium outdoor living products supplying hospitality industry Worked for a Non-Government Organization as Program Advisor responsible to review renewable energy project proposals from different countries in the Mekong region for Nordic Foreign funding/grant. Employed as Marketing Manager for a Travel and Lifestyle Magazine with circulation in Thailand, Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia. Lead cost savings projects, process improvements and income-generating initiatives. Special project manager for an island development.

    $11.11 /hr
    123 hours
    0.00
  8. Marlene E.

    Marlene E.

    Data encoding Specialist,Administrative Support,Web researching

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 10

    I am a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Negros Oriental State University, Philippines. Currently establishing a home-based career through online job experiences, attending training and seminars for personal development and upward movement. The work I had with McDonald's and my On-the-Job training at Cooperative Bank provides an opportunity for me to enhance clerical jobs, customer service, take responsibility for works with less supervision and meeting the deadlines. As a matter of fact, I'm a recipient of the Most Proficient in On-the-Job training Award. I can do encoding and editing with Microsoft Word, Power point, and Excel. Currently exploring and enhancing my skills in making and designing invitations,business cards and posters with Corel DrawX. In addition, I am eager to try new work loads, learned and adopt it.

    $3.36 /hr
    157 hours
    3.00
  9. Tabitha Wilson

    Tabitha Wilson

    Looking for opportunities

    United States - Last active: 06/16/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am looking to make an at home career for myself to benefit myself and my family. I am a hard worker, fast learner, and extremely dependable. I have customer service experience from years of working in a restaurant as a manager/ waitress. I was never late and every customer I had praised me for being efficient as well as friendly. I have been working freelance doing basic data entry and transcription. I have all transcription software and equipment. I also have sales experience as well as office managment experience. I have a skype id so if I am considered for a job I am able to give it for interviews. I learn fast jobs and expectation and go above what is expected. I am confident in my abilities and looking for a chance to prove myself and make a career.

    $13.33 /hr
    176 hours
    2.55