The Individual Provider Selection Process

Using a rigorous selection process is an important key to success when working with individual providers such as freelancers and consultants. Because finding a good freelancer is a lot like finding a…

Needle in a Haystack

Start by using freelance marketplaces such as oDesk, Elance, or Guru, which we covered in Microsourcing: Outsourcing to Freelancers. In addition to the established marketplaces, there are plenty of communities, classified services, and email lists that can help you find prospects. Unless your project requires an exceptionally unusual skill set, you’ll have plenty of candidates to choose from. And even real gurus from all over the world are finding their way to these modern-day hiring ...

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