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  1. Sushmita Sharma

    Sushmita Sharma

    Experienced Technical Writer and Support Executive with CCNA

    United Kingdom - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 13

    *Customer Service, User's Manual, Functional Specifications, White Papers, Technical Documentation* I am a Network Associate,Technical writer and Technical Support executive with 6+ years of experience in Information Technology with hands on experience working for Fortune 100 customers such as Cisco, Unitech, Vodaphone, MTN, Toyota, Maruti etc to name a few. I specialise in analysing, planning, and executing documentation tasks for products and software applications by way of creating different types of user-friendly documentation. I also have an extensive knowledge of Information technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Cisco Device Testing and implementation with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certified Hands on Experience on Implementation and configuration of the CUCM servers, setting up the IP telephony, Voice gateways, Inter - Cluster calling, Gatekeeper installation and configuration, Tandberg VC & IPCC configuration for IVR, Worked closely with client team and external service providers (GSM and CDMA operators) in various Projects In addition to the above, I am a highly motivated self-starter who enjoys intrinsic job challenges and works well unsupervised with a team player attitude.

    $20.00 /hr
    7,156 hours
    4.58
  2. Paul Raymund Alturas

    Paul Raymund Alturas

    Product Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I am a product specialist for a top solutions provider company based in the US. I specialize in Software support ranging from Firmware, Driver, optional cards, to different platforms such as Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Unix, AS400, IBM Mainframes and the likes. Part of my job as well is to make sure that technical knowledge is provided accordingly to our tech support centers across the globe. This includes but not limited to travelling onsite to conduct trainings and real time support. When I'm not at work, I do freelance film-making together with my brothers. I use documentary type of videography as it gives me more freedom when I shoot and it lets me provide a more dramatic feel to a scene. I also do customized t-shirt printing as a sideline business.

    $10.00 /hr
    94 hours
    4.00
  3. Antrina E.

    Antrina E.

    Global Virtual Management- Services, Writeups, Multimedia Operatives

    Bangladesh - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 23

    My professional and academic profile has accumulated an extensive array of skills, experience and learning tools that would benefit an organization. Whilst working and serving as a Language Instructor, Teacher, School Secretary, Office Services Assistant, Senior-Secretary/Office Manager and School Principal with organizations such as UNICEF, Shell Bangladesh Exploration and Development B.V. and Cairn Energy Plc. the following skills and experience were gained; these included the introduction and application of the following in the last 12 years: • HSE : Application of Health, Safety & Environment • Administrative Support : Data Entry, Personal Assistant, Web/Media Research, Email Response Handling, Transcription, Other - Administrative Support, Handling of transmittals etc.• Writing & Translation : Copywriting, Translation, Creative Writing, Other - Writing & Translation• Customer Service : Customer Service & Support, Phone Support, Order Processing, Other - Customer Service• Business Services: Accounting, Bookkeeping, HR / Payroll, Financial Services & Planning, Payment Processing, Project Management, Business Consulting, Recruiting, Other - Business Services• Guesthouse Management, Inspection, catering and logistics.During my academic years, APC (Advance Certificate in PC Application) at NIIT, and other Self Competence Development courses and Company Conducted Training & Orientation Courses (Professional) and awarded apprenticeship at BNSB the following were achieved through study & courses.• Commerce related subjects, Accountancy, Office- administration, Operations & Management, • General Business Principle, Leadership Challenge, Focused Results Delivery• Assignment• Web Development : Web Design, Ecommerce, Website QA Website Content, Blog & Article Writing.• Design & Multimedia : Graphic Design, Logo Design, Illustration, Print Design, Voice Talent, Presentations, Other - Design & Multimedia• Sales & Marketing : Advertising, Email Marketing, SEO - Search Engine Optimization, PR - Public Relations,Other extra-curricular activities and skills generated out of self initiated interest and need. These incorporated attaining administrative objectives, logistics, coordinating, planning & implementation of tasks & targets, enhancing cost effectiveness of available resources, good leadership management, HR experiences, event- management, effective communication skills and innovative approach related to goodwill & external-affairs.

    $10.00 /hr
    2,241 hours
    4.46
  4. John Henrick Abella

    John Henrick Abella

    Experienced Writer, Customer Support Specialist and Virtual Associate.

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Writing is definitely part of my skill set. I have served as College Editor of the Portal yearbook, the official yearbook of Silliman University from 2011-2012. The following year, I was chosen by the University Publications Committee and Office of Information and Publications of Silliman University to act as the Associate Editor, the second in rank next to the Editor-in-Chief of the said yearbook. I have also been a regular contributor of the Weekly Sillimanian, the weekly newspaper of the university. In my high school years, I have contributed as well for the DuScian Recorder and Umalahokan, the English and Filipino school publications of Ramon Teves Pastor Memorial Dumaguete Science High School- The Regional Science High School of Region VII (Central Visayas). I also served as a freelance writer for Hon. Jed Bryce Sinda, a Sangguniang Bayan member of the Municipality of Mabinay. I have written for him speeches for his addresses and policy papers for academic purposes. Meanwhile, my experiences as a Customer Service Specialist stems from my experience in one of the leading BPO companies in provincial Philippines, Qualfon Philippines, Inc. - Dumaguete. I have served as a representative for Straight Talk handling different needs and concerns of people all over America. In addition, I have worked as a Travel Reservations Agent for Rocketmiles. It's an online travel agency. In light with all aforementioned things, I believe that my experiences have equipped me with the essential skills, knowledge and attitude needed for an efficient and well-mannered employee. Through my experience in my involvements in campus and community organizations, I have learned to become determined, hardworking and most of all, passionate –values that in turn molded me to become a goal-oriented individual.

    $4.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  5. Warda Qureshi

    Warda Qureshi

    Graduate, Certified Technical support and Customer Service Agent

    Pakistan - Tests: 1

    Thank you for viewing my profile. I am a detailed and thorough professional with over 5 years of experience in different fields. I started my career as customer Service Representative in a renowned call center before joining as an HR Manager for another company. While learning a lot from my positions I help the business to grow. I excel at working under tight deadlines with strict expectations. I can bring value to your business and help solve managerial level issues. I have extensive experience in marketing, advertising, business management and customer service. With graduate degree I hold couple of diplomas in IT field as well. Today wherever one works IT has become a necessity and I am a professional technical support agent as well. Expertise: Remote technical support specialist HR Marketing Business Developer Project manager Extensive Admin Skills Content writer Customer Service

    $5.00 /hr
    390 hours
    5.00
  6. Nawal Dhingra

    Nawal Dhingra

    Data Entry,Virtual Assistant,Customer Support,Translation,Web Research

    India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    For the last 3 years, I have been completely indulging myself into computer science. I have a wide range of skills ranging from hardware to software, networking to websites etc. My services includes :- - Expert Data Entry - Microsoft Office - English/Hindi/Punjabi Translations - Video Hosting - Web Research - Search Engine Optimizations(SEO) using White Hat techniques - Web Designing - Virtual Assistance - Telemarketing/Telesales My Skills =STRONG verbal and personal communication skills. =ACCURACY and ATTENTION to details. =ORGANIZATION and PRIORITIZATION skills. =ADAPTABILITY and ability to work under pressure Also, I maintain a long relationship with the clients with their complete satisfaction. Apart from that my aim is to provide the client the best of my skills & knowledge.

    $3.20 /hr
    116 hours
    5.00
  7. Jennifer C.

    Jennifer C.

    written in a jif

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    If you're looking for someone to write or perform administrative work for you, look no further. Educated at CUNY - Hunter College and former Employee of Google and Zagat Survey. I have worked on a number of projects on Elance always providing my clients with quality service in an affordable manner. Additional skills include: python, bookkeeping, Microsoft Office Suite. Certified in Microsoft excel and python. https://www.coursera.org/account/accomplishments/records/Rfn57MNJfrdGZLtE

    $35.00 /hr
    221 hours
    5.00
  8. Jagendra Saxena

    Jagendra Saxena

    Academic Writer, Consultant, Manager & Trainer

    India - Tests: 6

    Academic Writer, Consultant, Manager, Trainer A professional with PhD, MBA, DIM, DLL, BE (Electrical) and BE (Mechanical) and experience in research, academic and industry. Have guided, corrected and improved number of PhD dissertations, published academic and technical papers including writing reports and making presentations at senior levels. I have authored more than 50 research papers and 6 books for industry professionals and MBA courses. Have prepared course materials for teaching and training of courses in Project Management, Operations Management, Plant Maintenance, Supply Chain Management and safety management. I have conducted training programs on cement plant maintenance, energy audit and energy management, operations management, project management, supply chain management, purchasing management, inventory management, optimization studies, cost reduction, safety engineering and safety management. I have helped many cement plants in number of countries through consultancy to improve their maintenance and materials management systems and solve their typical problems. I have also handled turnkey projects managing all the project activities including purchases, techno-commercial evaluation of tenders, conducting negotiations, vendor selection, vendor development, outsourcing etc.

    $27.78 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00