Hiring freelancers is a challenge. And the choice of the platform depends on if you know how to evaluate those Hire Freelancer or not.If you don’t, hire from marketplaces with already pre-vetted specialists:
- Code Mil– copywriters
- Gigster– developers and designers
- Growth Geeks– marketers
- Konsus– designers, copywriters, data entry
- Speedlancer– designers, marketers, writers
- TopTal– developers, designers, finance professionals
Here is how the vetting process looks is those companies:
If you know how to evaluate them, use:
- Upwork– all verticals
- Content Mart– copywriters
- Freelancer– all verticals
- Fiverr-all verticals
- Pay Pay Hour-all verticals
For example: how to restore a password, set up Windows or how to cook a rabbit.
This will give you an understanding if the person can communicate with you on a more complicated matter or work with English text for the gig.
2. Check their previous work.
haven’t any text to check? haven’t any text to check? Click “Select Samples”.We have a team that checks developer’s code and tests them.
But albeit you’re not Associate in Nursing professional in what you’re vetting, there a couple of tricks you’ll be able to use. i will give one example for the front-end developer:- Check if their work examples responsive to different browser sizes
– Run the URL through https://validator.w3.org. If there are too many errors, it’s not a good sign. NOTE: Ignore errors and warnings from third party tools and scripts (i.e., facebook, google analytics, etc.)
3. Ask for a couple of references.
Speaking or chatting for 10-15 minutes with a reference can save you a lot of money
4. Do a project with them
Tests and talks are good, but it will not give you an idea how good he/she is in action.
We usually do a test project (and pay for it to avoid any awkwardness). Depending on the size and the length of the contract decide how big should be the test.
5. Put in the end of the list people:
– That are saying YES to everything. Sometimes it’s a part of the culture.
– Don’t ask questions
– Seem arrogant
– Talk bad about their previous clients
The list is long, trust your intuition here.