I’ve used Elance for many years to find great talent to help me build SmallBizTechnology, Small Business Summit and Smart Hustle Magazine.
It’s been a great platform to not only find talent, but also to manage talent and ensure your tax obligations are fully paid.
Elance and Odesk joined together and it looks like the result of that new company is Upwork.
- When using free lance workers, here’s a few tips:
- Know very clearly what you want your consultant to do.
- Interview them and get references.
- Test them and ensure they can do the work.
- Have regular discussions and updates.