The Reason Why I'm Writing This
A lot of people are referring to me and asked about oDesk.com on how did I get the job, so on and so forth. There are questions that are easy to be answered by me with my own experience and some, honestly I am pissed off because there questions can be found on the Help Link and not everything will be answered by me.
Having a PayPal Account
It is very important to have one because most of the money transactions online can be made through PayPal. I use this most of the time and I have no problem with it. I have also tried shopping online on eBay with my first transaction. Here is my post about PayPal with my EON UnionBank Account.
Creating an Account on oDesk.com
Because you are looking for a job online, obviously you are the Contractor and you have to sign up as a Freelance Contractor. Fill up everything what is needed on the form. It is just the same like you are signing up for a Facebook and Friendster account. Make it 100% complete.
Create a profile
Again fill up everything information needed. It is like a resume so you have to put all your skills and abilities on your profile to impress potential employers. Please refer to my profile for reference.
Take the Odesk Readiness Test
Are you Odesk ready? If not, take the Odesk Readiness Test. You have to perfect the test. If you fail, take a re-test. Actually, it's not really that difficult because there is a link where you can find the answer(s) of the question. Just read and read until you can find the correct answer(s). Of course, you have to be patient.
Take more test related to your skills
After the Odesk Readiness Test, you can take other tests such as