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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Job Cost Overview

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oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,876 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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Mi Persson

Mi Persson

Swedish Translator/Writer/Administrator

South Korea - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7

I am a native Swedish speaker with an excellent grasp of my native language and a high fluency in English, with experience in translating, content writing, research, customer service and sales. I am goal oriented, have good analytical skills and experience in performing under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

$25.00 /hr
1,216 hours
5.00
Alexander Taylor

Alexander Taylor

Professional CV/Resume Writer

United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

Achieved excellent feedback ratings on Odesk so far for exceptional CV/Resume writing along with extremely positive comments. To view my CV/Resume quality, a broad range of my CV/Resume samples are available on my Odesk profile under the portfolio projects section. There are 8 in total. Of course, many more styles are available if you'd like to see them. Any layout/format can be customised. For further information, I have an official professional CV/Resume writing website with hundreds of very satisfied customer reviews (with more CV/Resume samples and 300+ testimonials). Just request the website address. In terms of my CV/Resume writing certifications, I hold the PARWCC - Member of the professional association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. Notably, for one of the Odesk online tests, I have scored the highest mark ever on the Odesk website and hold first position as the only person to score 100%. This is out of 487,000+ people that have taken the test. For one of the other Odesk online tests, I managed to achieve 2nd place out of 4,415,402 tests taken (4.4 million attempts). Due to compliance, we're fully registered for data privacy, policy, protection and secure transactions We specialise in CV writing, Resume writing, CV editing, Resume editing, CV updating, Resume updating and creating brand new CVs/Resumes from scratch. 15 successful years helping people in all industry sectors & professions, at all levels for all types of work (including graduates, students etc). 48 hour turnaround as standard or quicker upon request (24 hour and same day service available). Send your CV/Resume through to me and I'll be happy to review it free of charge. Then I will explain how I can improve it by adding strength, depth, high quality content, new formatting, structure and a professional touch. Once characteristics have been included, along with key skills, core competencies, objectives and what YOU can bring to any role, the new CV/Resume will absolutely maximise your potential. Documents emailed to you in fully editable Microsoft Word and PDF versions. My CV/Resume writing service covers all locations and industries. I will personally create a unique high quality CV/Resume for you that showcases your skills and experience in the most comprehensive way possible. You will be judged in 30 seconds on the CV/Resume layout, presentation, quality and content. Making a good first impression is vital to getting a positive response. Naturally, I can tailor a CV/Resume to any specific job application, industry, background or area of expertise (and academic studies). Don't waste any more of your time sending out the wrong CV/Resume. A wider range of our impeccable, bespoke CV/Resume samples are available on request. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or would like further information. We are available 7 days a week and regularly write CVs/Resumes at very short notice to meet any deadline.

$37.50 /hr
0 hours
4.97
Jolanta K.

Jolanta K.

Polish Translator & Researcher

Poland - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

Native Polish Translator, Interpreter, Researcher and Recruiter Services provided: - translation to Polish - software translation, website translation, business translation, travel, insurance, market research questionnaires. - proofreading - interpreting - face to face and telephone interpreting, interpreting business meetings - market research and telemarketing - B2B and B2C, qualitative and quantitative research - business research in Poland - media research, researching statistical data, telephone research - communication with clients, potential clients or suppliers based in Poland providing cultural insight - product sourcing, looking for suppliers in Poland - searching business directories. I've been using Alibaba.com website for 6 years. - attending conferences Qualifications: - postgraduate diploma in conference interpreting - postgradudate diploma in translation - MSc in Environmental Management from a UK University - MSc in Geography from a Polish university - fully FPC (Financial Planning Certificate) qualified - UK qualifications Job experience: - translation, interpreting and proofreading of websites, software, market research questionnaires and surveys, business meetings, travel. - sales support in the insurance and banking industry - market research and telemarketing I am looking for long term relationships with quality employers. More information on: http://businessinpoland.pl.tl/

Groups: oTranslators
$22.22 /hr
1,571 hours
4.99
Nicola Giovagnoli

Nicola Giovagnoli

Native Italian/Spanish translator

Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 4

I am a native Italian/Spanish translator with many years of experience. I can translate any kind of content: tourism, science, children, commercial, legal notices, websites, etc. I can guarantee you a top-level service, with a great attention to details, a clear communication and the ability to handle pressure and tight deadlines. I offer the following services: ---> Translation: French/Spanish to Italian. French/Italian to Spanish. ---> Proofreading: Spanish, Italian ---> Transcription: Spanish, Italian -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Working with me: I have a responsible, professional and careful approach. I respond quickly and you can reach me by skype, email and odesk message board. I’m always available to take care of your needs and ready to update and correct the translations according to your wishes. ------- How I work: I translate subtitles, strings, websites, e-mails, product presentations, wrote press-releases, legal notices, manuals. I provide a human translation and I adapt the text to the context, in order to make it sound natural to a native speaker. Any specific terms will be double checked. Any translation is proofread before delivering. ------- How much do I cost: I have a fair rate and provide high quality services (5 stars feedback). ---> Translation: English/French/Spanish to Italian: 0,03$ / word ---> Proofreading: Spanish, Italian: 2$ / page (250 words) ---> Transcription: Spanish, Italian: 30$ / 1hr tape

$15.00 /hr
56 hours
5.00
Shanique F.

Shanique F.

Writer /Web Content (Manager/Editor )/Research Ass...

Jamaica - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

Career goal- to be a leader and innovator in the area of Information Communication Technology.The aim is to provide clients with ultimate service, reaching and surpassing their expectations and needs. My experience in various work environments has enabled me to make a client satisfied with what they have invested in. I believe that things don't always have to be done the same way all the time, so i seek creative ways to get the job done, while also getting the best results.

$16.67 /hr
452 hours
4.78
Riza Parungao

Riza Parungao

Professional HR /IT Recruiter, Real Estate Expert...

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

To join an organization and contribute to its growth/expansion with my unending pursuit for excellence in the field of work assigned to me; Have high affinity for challenging tasks and new endeavor hope to be professionally trained and ultimately given a challenging position with an opportunity for career advancement. - Excellent cross-cultural communication skills - Positive-thinking with good working attitude - Patient, Willing to learn and adapt to changes - Disciplined, Self-driven, Self-motivated & Result Oriented - Ability to work in a team and independently under pressure From all my past employment experiences, I have acquired a strong interpersonal skill which enables me to adapt easily in any environment that I am in. Self-motivated, approachable, highly dependable personality filled with a desire for continual upgrade and improvement; has also opened up more opportunities and greater exposure for me. "No matter what qualification's we have, no matter how good we are, always remember how important TEAM WORK is. Without that team behind us, we have nothing."

$11.11 /hr
13,714 hours
4.68
Jessie Mendoza

Jessie Mendoza

Experienced Administrative Assistant

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

I have been into office administration contour of work for more than ten years now most of which comprise operational and administrative functions in front office procedures. I am efficient in handling and monitoring various types of documents, proficient in MS Office 2003 & 2007 Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint. etc.) , knowledgeable in several important computer software such as working with pdf files (Acrobat and Adobe Reader ); Photoshop , Print Artist , ACDSee for graphic design; Nero, Roxio for cd burnings and files storage and backups; I also have a knowledge in networking and online application, in researching and cross referencing. I can allocate 8-12 hours a day for any given time for any given projects.

$8.33 /hr
2,655 hours
4.93
Chiara D.

Chiara D.

Italian proofreading, localization, telemarketing...

Italy - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12

I'm an Italian native speaker 30 years old woman. I speak and write an outstanding Italian and I've good a great pronunciation. My previous experiences are as video testimonial, sales agent, teleseller, amateur subtitler, proofreader and voice-over. I've got excellent phone etiquette and a professional polite and friendly voice tone. I've got previous experiences with programs such as Actimizer and Salesforce. My spoken Italian is clear loud and accent-free, great for voice-over. I've created italian subtitles from anglophone audio for an animation series called "The Animals of Farthing Wood", and italian subtitles from written english for a japanese anime called "Minami-ke". I'm currently enrolled in some videogame companies' "candidate's pool" having succeeded in various proofreading/localization tests. Here you can find some episodes I subtitled: http://www.veoh.com/list/c/boscopiccolo3 Here you can find my "storyteller" voice from 0:00 to 0.:20 and from 3:49 to 3:55 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn7bVB_8K30 "First Certificate in English" (FCE) accomplished

$10.00 /hr
298 hours
5.00
ERICA OHENE-BEKOE

ERICA OHENE-BEKOE

Entrepreneur/Market Research Analyst / Business De...

Sweden - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

Versatile, flexible and innovative entrepreneur with combined years of professional and academic experiences, in Research, strategic marketing, Business development, corporate/project management, International Relations, public relations & Event Management skills. . Highly motivated, detail oriented, very organized, and a dedicated team player with excellent analytically and well developed written and verbal communication skills. . Proficient knowledge in the field on sustainable development and project management Specialties: Skills: Business Development, Research, International Relations, project management and strategic marketing,Results-Based Management & Corporate Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, strategic management, public relations & Communication, Event Management, problem solving, capacity building, risk management Computer Proficiency: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Google Internet search engines . Ability to adapt to my environment/ field of work (however challenging); and my determination to successfully, effectively and efficiently execute every task entrusted upon me. With these experiences, I feel that I am well qualified for this position based on the teamwork, leadership, and organizational skills.

$30.00 /hr
40 hours
4.66
Marianne A.

Marianne A. Agency Contractor

Virtual Assistant. Excellent Transcriber.Proofread...

Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

I've worked in call center industry for over 4 years, and I believe that this has helped me developed excellent communication skills and high level of customer satisfaction. I am honest, flexible, reliable, work best under pressure and can manage with minimal or without supervision. With no missed deadlines, a great history of repeat clients and a passion for challenging jobs, I sure take pride in what I do.

Associated with: Zeal
$13.00 /hr
659 hours
4.91