Business Contractors and Services
Advantages of freelancers:
Frees up time
Before deciding on a website & posting a job, confirm:
Project details (e.g. work tasks, skill level, short-term or ongoing, hourly rate or per project, resources they’d need, review process, schedule & success criteria)
Website features (e.g. free vs. paid listings, matchmaking, if you want freelancers to bid on projects, if you want to charge a percentage of the project value vs. flat rates, search filters, customizable templates, features, payment & data protection, & customer service)
Advice for freelancers:
To evaluate websites, consider the number & variety of freelance jobs available, frequency of new opportunities & how diligent they are in paying for your services
Sharpen your skills by taking different projects from various employers, which will grow your resume & portfolio, resulting in more job offers later on
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