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Business Coaching oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.89.

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Bernard Leigh

Bernard Leigh

Project Management, and Service Management,

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

Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.

$60.00 /hr
7,951 hours
5.00
John P.

John P.

Business Finance Consultant

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

My unique approach to financial management is designed to reveal both insights and opportunities. Building upon a background of National Account Management, Commercial Banking, Brokerage Services, and Senior-Level Financial Consulting, I draw upon a wealth of practical, first-hand experience to benefit clients in the ways that matter most: A broad-based understanding of business finance that achieves defined, sustainable goals. A common theme linking disparate industries at different stages of development and maturity comes courtesy of an understanding of the flow of every dollar, from sales to expense to operating income. Examined through a lens that is customized for every client and each business, and reflects their unique challenges and competitive advantages. The result is what I call Functional Financial Management. It’s not merely the numbers, but the story inside the numbers. Customized, relevant, and with a practical utility that can be nothing short of game-changing. These are also the hallmarks of financial management guidance provided through Business Expedition Partners, the financial consulting firm I founded to offer clients around the world specialized financial consulting. From start-ups to mature companies, it is an honest, hard-working, unrelenting attention to detail that delivers results exceeding expectations. Top 5% Odesk Contractor!

$96.67 /hr
3,182 hours
4.94
Ljiljana P.

Ljiljana P.

MBA

Serbia - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 18

Over the years I have developed myself and others in various business and leadership skills. My recent clients were family owned small businesses, but also Fortune 500 companies whose brands are in our homes wherever we might live at the moment. I studied and worked in several countries around the world - US, Switzerland, Middle East and Europe - in start-ups and operations management of multinationals. I consult and coach international clients mostly in business management and marketing. Am often writing or editing training or other manuals for them. Since Nov 2012. I am also the principal consultant for WiFi Austria Institute's 'HR Manager' course. This is 9 month course for which I also develop training material. My blog is No Panic Management and if you Google me you will find few more websites I made, with copies I wrote. My name is on first page of Google (when searching for it.) My objective is to work only on things I like, with people I like. They are professionals with integrity and attitude. It means they like and respect business, as well as others they work with. Do not work for companies who do not treat employees well. Ultimately I am looking for ways to help business grow and create jobs, whether it is mine or anyone else's company. That is a greater mission behind any ''small'' task I undertake. I take different jobs at my spare time, those I can do well, enjoy, and those that enhance my business experience while delivering result. Should you have a good business proposal or idea for me, I'd be happy to hear it. Am always welcoming new opportunities for business development and mutually beneficial partnerships.

$50.00 /hr
1,436 hours
4.78
Anne Balke

Anne Balke

Consultant/Writer/Researcher

United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 18

Recognized top 5% oDesk contractors. I have the skills and experience necessary to complete any of the following jobs: complex research, writing, editing, basic websites, business consulting (online marketing strategies for small businesses) or other similar projects. One of my specialties is helping people develop well-written informational content that brings organic and natural traffic to their sites. I provide writing, editing and formatting services for online website content. [Note - if you are trying to view my actual website from my profile, I am in the process of changing hosting providers so my site is temporarily unavailable. As a result, some of the links in my odesk profile many not be working. Just ask if you need to see more work samples and I will get them to you.] I am fortunate to have a gift with writing and truly enjoy it. Over my lifetime I have met many people with brilliant ideas and thoughts who struggle with getting them into writing in a way that effectively conveys the message. I have a passion for helping people take their ideas and putting words on paper so that the ideas can be shared with others. There is a great sense of satisfaction that I get when a client tells me “that’s exactly what I wanted to say!” Although I have not been formally hired as a writer until recently, I have an extensive writing history. I am conscientious and thorough in all that I do, often going above and beyond employer expectations. I have an inner passion for knowledge and answers. If I don't know something, want new information or want to learn how to do something, I do whatever is necessary to find the answers. My preferred jobs are advanced Research and Writing projects that require someone with great attention to detail and an analytical approach to finding information, not just "collecting data." {Don't get me wrong, I enjoy the data collection process, but typically simple research jobs don't pay equivalent to my experience & expertise.} Outside of freelance work as a writer, I provide business consulting, web design and online marketing services for small businesses, "from one small business owner, to another." As an entrepreneur who has been through the struggles of learning how to succeed when resources were limited, I understand what it is like to build a small business from the ground up. My formal training is in Psychology and this background gives me a unique perspective on the world of marketing and behavior. I have been a work-at-home mother since 2002 and absolutely love the freedom that being self employed provides. Let me be upfront - if you are looking for someone to work at "outsourcer rates" or to provide any work that is unethical or "black hat," then I am not that person. But if you are looking for a person who will provide HIGH QUALITY and ORIGINAL work, completed by someone with both an attention to detail and a creative mind, then that's me. I stand by all my work and won't work on anything that I wouldn't be proud to put my name on. As a business consultant, it is my job to Research and Find Solutions for my clients, as well as find information relevant for their business/industry. As a web/internet consultant, with knowledge of how content and keywords affect search engine results, I have a full understanding that there is "much more to be found" beyond the first Google results pages. On the educational level, I have a Master's Degree "plus" in Counseling Psychology from a school that was extremely research oriented, preparing students for Doctoral Programs. Not only did the regular coursework require routine research and report writing, but the program included completion of a Master's Thesis. I also have an undergraduate minor in statistics. Prior to becoming a freelancer, I have over twenty years of experience working with children in social and school settings. My specialty was working with children with emotional and learning disabilities. As the Director of a Youth Shelter, I also have experience supervising and managing teams. In 2002, after 20 years in the corporate world, working full time "plus," I made the decisision to change focus. With these New Priorities I started down the path of being a "work from home mother" (WAHM) and home business owner. "Enjoy Life Enterprises" is the umbrella for all of my entrepreneurial and freelance endeavors. Because I am completely self-employed, I have flexibility in the hours that I can provide, based upon what is required. I am located in the United States (North Carolina) and can be reached by email or if you are US based, we can talk by phone. I have also set up a Skype account if you are outside of the US.

$38.89 /hr
3,166 hours
4.98
Justin D.

Justin D. Agency Contractor

Executive Director/ Business Consultant/ Senior Pr...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 11

Justin DeWitt is a highly recognized and accomplished consulting industry operating executive with experience in sales strategy, technology, IT services, marketing, construction and manufacturing industries. He has deep driven expertise in mobility, cloud computing, and executive leadership. Justin is a highly effective, strategic leader with a proven track record of leading global organizations and operations through successful transformations and growth. He has extensive P&L experience with the proven skills to drive growth and revenue on a global scale utilizing international expansion and managing a global footprint in the industry. Justin is characterized as a strategist with in-depth visionary and tactical skills which is backed by a consistent track record of delivering extraordinary results in growth, revenue, operational performance, and profitability. He is known for his unique business model development, customer centric approach, passion for his craft and deep candor. Justin believes that “value comes from within ones own ability to lead successfully” and is known for turning an idea into an operational plan that generates positive results. He has a proven track record in successfully leading teams in architecting and implementing clients ROI driven enterprise solutions and successfully developing and deploying internal dynamics that bolster growth in the marketplace and help to keep clients on the leading edge of their respectable industries.

$85.00 /hr
4,492 hours
4.98
de Guzman Yvette Marie

de Guzman Yvette Marie

HR & Recruitment Executive, Admin Manager, Transcr...

Philippines - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 7

Over the last 10 years, I have extensive experience in recruitment, human resources management, employee relations, training and development, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. Have successfully hired several IT and non-IT practitioners (Developer and Support for Java, C++, RPG, Cobol, Cognos, SAP [FICO, SD, MM, HR, PP], etc.; IT Administrators i.e., Network, Systems, Dialer, Cognos, Sharepoint, SAP Basis, etc.; QA/Testers; Business Analysts; Project Managers; IT Managers; Development Managers; QA/Test Managers; Engineering, Manufacturing, Banking/Finance, Operations, Auditors, Sales/Marketing, BPO/Call Center Executives, etc.) Five years of my HR experience have been into online/freelance work through oDesk. I also manage a recruitment/HR team, handling the training of the new hires and promoted employees, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and organizational development. I also have more than 5 years of experience in administrative work; more than 3 years experience in sales/customer service; almost 8 years experience in handling operations management; and 16 years experience in data entry and transcription.

$10.00 /hr
7,924 hours
4.99
Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

Angel/Equity Investor Business Plan, Market Resear...

India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 8

I Sivaramakrishnan working as a Consultant & Researcher have 4 years of experience in creating market research reports, business plans marketing plans, strategy documents, competition analysis report, financial projections etc. I have worked with clients from a gamut of sectors including IT, Healthcare, FMCG, e-commerce, Education, OTC , Hospitality, Retail and Real estate, both from India and worldwide. I pride myself in providing a customized approach to the preparation of business plans and research reports which has benefited a number of entrepreneurs in new product launches, raising capital, determining USP, effectively reaching target segments, streamlining operations and devising marketing/financial strategies.

$83.33 /hr
2,178 hours
4.73
Ivaylo S.

Ivaylo S.

Agile Project Manager | Certified Scrum Master | U...

Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

Senior Project Manager with 13+ years experience - direction, coordination, implementation, execution, quality control and completion of web projects. Agile Project Manager / Certified ScrumMaster / Accredited Kanban Practitioner. Agile Coach. Jira Admin Expert & Trainer. Axure wireframing expert. Reliable agile professional with 5000+ hours at odesk and perfect feedbacks, I have experience in the full cycle of project management, including but not limited to: - clients communication, requirements gathering, proposal building - software architect / UI designer / wireframing: hotgloo, balsamiq and axure - project documentation building - functional specifications, diagrams etc. - programming teams management and supervising - onsite and offsite - design teams management and supervising - onsite and offsite - quality assurance teams management; high level quality assurance by myself; browsers compatibilities experience - building company standards, methodologies and practices - basic PHP / MySQL / HTML / CSS skills. I have been a successful PHP programmer in the beginning of my carrier. - experience with different project management and issues/bugs management softwares and online tools - defining goals, managing team time and staying within the budget; monitoring and analyzing progress; business management - project management methodologies / practices: Waterfall, Iterative Waterfall, Agile / Scrum / Kanban / Scrumban, Continuous Integration I hold Master of Science in Computer Sciences. I have excellent English, which I have studied in Florida State University. I also know French and some Russian. 60+ perfect feedbacks prove the quality of my work. They can be shown on request.

$49.90 /hr
5,702 hours
4.92
Michael S.

Michael S.

C-Level DNA - Prolific Business Strategist

United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

Every successful business begins with one person and a vision. Inevitably, that vision must segue to a strategic plan and focused execution. This is a space I've successfully lived in for over 20 years. My strengths lie in visionary business planning and strategy. I can take role as an advisor, collaborator, and/or team member to execute plans or strategic initiatives. I develop Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Operational plans, create financials, and help recruit top management. I help clients positively deliver results to their bottom line, take them from "marginal to viable", and often I help position them for a high(er) probability of an 'exit' when the time is right. I help deliver organized, business-focused narratives and messaging that inform internally and to external stakeholders, vendors, clients or investors. Whether a start up, early stage, or middle market, I approach every engagement in the same manner. I first establish an understanding of the business as it exists today. I review the current business structure. I peel back the layers to clearly assess the business, financials, market dynamics, team, and strategy. I look at the business in its current iteration and then sit down with you to discuss both the 'big picture' and what the goal line looks like to you. Early on, we may well reach a point where I share less-than-good news; There's still work to be done. But it is at this point where I see clients reach a level of cognitive realization, who understand and agree with my position or feedback, and that's where things can start to get exciting. Engage me on an initial consultation (no fee) regarding your business goals and strategy. The outcome of that dialogue will tell us both if there's a fit and whether it makes sense to engage in a mutually beneficial relationship to advance your goals. Michael

$33.00 /hr
1,397 hours
4.95
Frances F.

Frances F.

Team Manager, Virtual Assistant, Internet Research...

Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13

Over the last 10 years, I have developed very good customer service, sales and leadership skills. To achieve this, my experience in the call center industry has honed me not only to become a top performing Customer Service and Sales Representative, but also a expert on reporting, documentation, training and team and program management. To start a career in a virtual set-up such as ODesk, I strongly feel will allow me to share my skills, continue honing them and achieve continuous learning/ growth in an environment that requires self-reliance, discipline and internal motivation. Also, if given an opportunity, I am also considering to eventually lead/ train a team to achieve their greatest potentials within the Odesk environment.

$10.00 /hr
7,440 hours
5.00