27 Feb '14, 1am

3 Ways To Find High-Quality People On oDesk and eLance + Why You’re Probably Hiring The Wrong People

3 Ways To Find High-Quality People On oDesk and eLance + Why You’re Probably Hiring The Wrong People

Don’t look for people with incredibly low hourly rates – when you first go onto oDesk you can be tempted to hire people charing $3 or $4 an hour, it seems to good to be true. It is. Try to get above $15, you’ll find much better quality in this range. Find someone in the same country you’re in – it’s nice to be able to pick up the phone and talk to someone that works for you. If you can’t do that then you’re stuck trying to find them on Skype or email. Yes, you’ll pay more to hire local but you’ll without a doubt get better quality and communications. Don’t just let people come to you – I used to post jobs on oDesk and just let everyone come to me. Now when I post a job I go out and try to find my own top three candidates. Remember, there are a lot of lower-quality people on oDesk looking for any job they can get and they’ll most likely email you right away. The best people...

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