Monday, November 4, 2013
oDesk - Find Work, Hire Freelancer
oDesk is like Guru, if you are a freelancer you can find thousand of jobs or work posted on this site. You also need a great track record and experience to be able to compete with your fellow freelancer. So you need to start by bidding low when you are still building your reputation.
If you have the skills, they have a lot of jobs to offer. oDesk is a secure place for a freelancer to work.
oDesk use an hour worked is an hour paid method. They have a Work Diary system that tracks your time and takes snapshots of work in progress, creating visibility into hours worked for both the freelancer and the client to avoid disputes and ensure timely payment.
The hourly jobs are paid on a weekly basis, while the Fixed-price projects are paid according to a schedule agreed upon by the freelancer and the client.
You can withraw your funds or your earnings through ACH, local funds transfers, PayPal, Moneybookers, pre-paid debit cards, and wire transfers.
To be able to land a job you must create an impressive and accurate profile that includes your skills, experience, education, and a professional looking picture. And do good in taking oDesk tests.