Episode #758
How to Find Cheap Freelancers That Don’t Suck 
August 28, 2018

In episode #758, Eric and Neil tell you how you can find freelancers that don’t suck. Tune in to hear how your hiring process could be improved.

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: How to Find Cheap Freelancers That Don’t Suck
  • [00:43] Eric has been using AngelList to find freelancers, while Neil has been using Upwork and Problogger.
  • [01:20] Eric has found great recruiters on Upwork.
  • [02:00] Make sure you choose people who have good reviews, high success ratio, and a lot of completed projects.
  • [02:30] Neil likes to skype with potential freelancers.
  • [03:00] Just talk to people and figure out what they can do for your business.
  • [03:20] Basecamp has written about their hiring process.
  • [03:50] Pay potential employees for a small test project.
  • [04:15] This will give you an idea about the quality of their work.
  • [05:10] Neil would find freelancers and test out 5 at the same time.
  • [05:26] That’s all for today!
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