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Molly P.

Molly P.

Human Resources, Payroll, Bookkeeping, Admin Assis...

United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 10

With more than 25 of experience managing a people oriented business, I am a master mulit-tasker. Managing the financial as well as the human side of a business. I am well versed in several accounting programs, including Peachtree, Quickbooks, Sage AccPac, ADP Payroll, and Cougar Mountain. Payroll, HR, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Database management, research, spreadsheets, and budgeting. I believe the proof is in the details.

$33.33 /hr
1,901 hours
4.98
Kathryn M.

Kathryn M.

Kathryn4B2B Marketing

Canada - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 5

I have many years of experience as a corporate marketing manager for mid-sized companies and as a consultant. I provide a variety of marketing and management functions. This could be anything from working with senior management to develop and implement a strategic marketing plan, sourcing external service providers, project management, website development, content writing and collateral development, training of in-house marketing personnel. I understand the challenges faced by businesses with little or no dedicated internal marketing staff. Because I am fully conversant and hands-on with a variety of marketing tasks I am able to provide a broad range of services that typically are not found in a single provider. This saves my clients time and money and leads greater cohesiveness overall. Industrial distributors, manufacturers, business technology providers and others, value my depth of knowledge and my ability to establish or streamline marketing department processes for greater efficiencies. I have excellent project management skills which means that a project will meet your expectations in terms of quality of finished materials and delivery dates. I use data and analytics to balance the 'art' of marketing with science. My skills have been instrumental for improving returns on clients' investment of marketing dollars. I also have experience in the preparation of business plans for start-up, expansion, and immigrant investors.

$70.00 /hr
520 hours
5.00
Dave K.

Dave K.

Business Writing Consultant

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 6

To help business owners experience more success through better communications including writing business plans, marketing plans, sales tracts, grant proposals, blog, article and web post editing. I have many years of experience in writing and selling comprehensive financial plans, making the technical and mundane easily understandable to enhance sales. More recently I have served successfully as a business consultant in all of the above listed areas. I can help your ideas be communicated clearly in an inspirational manner!

$38.89 /hr
102 hours
4.83
Jonathan patrick L.

Jonathan patrick L.

Financial/Capital Markets and Business Consultant

Philippines - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 1

I am a financial consultant who specialises in helping clients: 1. Engineer Financial Solutions to promote their financial aims; 2. Develop Strategies to obtain Debt or Equity Financing; 3. Create Strategic or Business Plans; and 4. Manage their investments whether by providing direct insights on Capital Markets or developing portfolios. I developed all of these skills through my 17 years of high-level experience in Capital Markets, Derivatives, Investment Banking, Private Equity and Treasury. Over this period, I have worked on multiple debt- and capital-raising projects, valued in the billions of dollars, with a superlative degree of success. I combine my vast experience with outside-the-box thinking, a high attention to detail, awareness of current business issues and a passion for excellence to any work I undertake. In many cases, I have been able to turn-around situations that people thought were difficult or impossible to the advantage of my clients/employers.

$72.22 /hr
4,133 hours
4.94
David M.

David M.

Expert Excel VBA/C# Developer and Oracle-Certified...

United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I'm an expert Excel VBA/C# Developer with over 6 years of experience in developing Excel Macros, Add-Ins and Advanced Spreadsheet Applications. I can streamline your reporting, automate your spreadsheets, as well as create full-scale dashboard applications and powerful add-ins. I have tested within the top 30% of all VBA Programmers, as well as within the top 20% in Microsoft Excel on oDesk's sister site, Elance.com. I am also an Oracle Certified Java Programmer with experience in Finance, Statistics, Game Development, Data Analysis and Application Development. Tested as above average in knowledge of the Java SE7 programming language among certified Java Programmers on oDesk.com. I am skilled in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), testing within the top 30% of all VBA Programmers, as well as within the top 20% in Microsoft Excel on oDesk's sister site, Elance.com. I have experience in Macro Development and Excel Add-In Development such as Web Scraping and Advanced Automation and Calculation for numerous uses, utilizing C#. Over 6 years of Programming experience. Responsible for developing highly sophisticated Excel Spreadsheets for High Profile Banking Transfer Agency, increasing productivity in that area by over 90%. I enjoy what I do.

$72.22 /hr
840 hours
5.00
B Shiva Kumar

B Shiva Kumar

Executive/ Career Coach who listens.

India - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4

Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed or unhappy about your life/career. Are you not able to get hold of what is that stopping you to grow/perform in your life? You are able to find what is stopping you and methods to overcome the challenge but not able to find the motivation/energy to do it? Are you looking for a professional who can hold you accountable through this challenging/life defining journey? When these above statements reasonate with you, you are in the right space. When I sit down with my colearners a.k.a clients, we speak a lot. Infact my colearners speak a lot and I keep listening to them. Obviously I ask them leading powerful questions to map their challenges/opportunities. And then I explain my methodology to them, I have learned this Mr.Timothy gallaway and lots of awesome people/ancients texts. My methodology is simple, When you want to grow your performance, you either need to modify your potential or drop your interference's, P(Performance)=p(potential)-i(interference's). Lets say you want to grow your performance on leadership/public speaking skills. You need to first identify what are the interference's thats stopping you. Interference's can be external or internal. External interference's are blaming boss, unproductive team members. When you have these external interference's, its useful to use your common sense and get support from coach to navigate these challenges. Its important to remember, getting entangled in these external interference's can have impact on your performance. The internal interference's can be: physical & mental illness, values mismatch or emotional outbursts. To manage your interference's, its important that you train your body & mind using physical activities and diet. I take you through set of physical activities and diet chart to help you overcome the internal & external interfrence's. To grow your potential, You need to identify what is the challenge that you are facing and what set of skills can actually resolve them. For example, for public speaking, its can be building confidence, removing stage fear and preparing well for the speech. I use the Rapid skill acquisition framework which has over 4 major steps and 20 actionable techniques that can help you to not only help you to learn how to grow your skills but acquire them. I know, it would have been marathon reading this but I trust you would have the best picture on what kinda people that I work with and whats my methodology. Cheers, Shiva, Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation(USA). P.s: Do check certification's section to learn my credibility.

$44.44 /hr
14 hours
5.00
Palesa M.

Palesa M.

Researcher/Statistical analysis/Academic writer-ed...

South Africa - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I currently hold a PhD in invasion biology. I am skilled in all aspects of research including study design, research material, literature reviews, data analysis and interpretation and academic writing. Im fluent in both verbal and written english and have published peer- reviewed research papers in my field. I'm proficient and have extensive experience in computer based skills MS Office suite, Corel draw and several other programs including GIS and statistic programs (SPSS, Statistica and R). I have also done presentations at many international conferences. I am to provide quality services to all my clients and will treat all work with utmost confidentiality and integrity.

$30.00 /hr
341 hours
4.85
Kate Smedley

Kate Smedley

A professional writer with panache

United Kingdom - Last active: 5 days ago

I am a professional writer with a creative flair and specialties in HR, HR technology, recruitment, franchising and lifestyle. My career encompasses 18 years in recruitment at all levels but more recently placing senior executives and Board level candidates within the UK and international franchise sector. I worked with a range of companies during that time, from entrepreneurial start-ups to global corporations.

$70.00 /hr
392 hours
4.91
Liza Jolina Lalap Laya

Liza Jolina Lalap Laya

Top-notch IT professional as BA, PM and SQA

Australia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

Demonstrated excellence with over 14 years of success in Information Technology and Management. Areas of expertise and passionate about: - Business Analysis - Requirements Engineering - Business Process Management and Improvement - Systems Improvement With significant work experience, and strong knowledge and skills in: - Project/Program Management - Strategic Planning - Software Development Regularly selected for the most challenging initiatives, in previous engagements and currently as a self-employed consultant.

$40.00 /hr
358 hours
5.00
Jacques Atlas

Jacques Atlas

Perl, Ruby, Unix and Networking Expert

South Africa - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

Over 19 years of experience working for multinational telcos within their Internet Service Provider Divisions. 8 Years working in networking for a global ISP. Working for UUNET MCI WorldCom (Now Verizon) our network was provisioned, this enabled us to reduce network engineer mistakes, enforce best practices, automate cohesion between all systems. The solution was in house written in Perl, Bash and utilised best of breed open source solutions. Networking provisioning, graphing, monitoring and Router / Switch disaster recovery systems with a focus on automation of networking systems and tools to assist engineers. I am an experienced programmer in Perl, Ruby and Bash, coming from unix environment. I started using Perl in 1997 and continue to use it every day. I am passionate about all systems which add value to ones business, through smart work one can reduce operational express.

$100.00 /hr
726 hours
5.00