Frequently asked questions by Freelancers

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As a freelancer on Skillled, it is essential to communicate effectively with your clients to build trust and establish a good working relationship. The first step is to make sure that you understand the client's requirements and expectations clearly. You can do this by sending a message or requesting a video call to discuss the project in detail using the messaging system or video calling system provided by the Skillled platform.

Once you have understood the client's needs, you can use the messaging feature to provide regular updates on the project's progress. Be clear and concise in your messages, and avoid using technical jargon that the client may not understand. Remember to respond promptly to any messages from the client, and be available to answer any questions they may have.

Another important aspect of communication is setting clear expectations regarding deadlines, deliverables, and payment terms. Make sure you agree on these terms before starting the project, and keep the client informed of any changes or delays that may occur.

By communicating effectively with your clients, you can build a strong reputation as a reliable and professional freelancer, which can lead to more work and positive reviews on the platform.

On the Skillled platform, you can find a wide variety of work opportunities. These can include writing and editing jobs, graphic design and web development projects, data entry and administrative tasks, as well as marketing and social media management positions. You could also find freelance jobs in areas such as photography, video editing, translation, and programming. With the increasing demand for remote work positions.

Skillled is a great place to hang out.

To receive payment for completed work on Skillled, you need to set up a payment method in your account settings. This can include options such as PayPal, bank transfer, etc. Once you have completed the project Milestone and the client has approved the work, you can request payment through the website's payment system. The client will then be notified of the request and can release the payment to you. 

To bid on a project as a freelancer on Skillled, you first need to create an account and complete your profile, highlighting your skills and experience.

Once you have identified a project that matches your skills, carefully read through the project description and requirements, and make sure you understand what is being asked of you. Then, prepare a detailed proposal outlining how you plan to approach the project, how long it will take you to complete it, and how much you will charge for your services.

It's important to be competitive in your pricing, but not to undervalue your skills and time.

Finally, submit your proposal and be prepared to answer any questions the client may have about your qualifications or approach to the project.

 

Yes, Skillled allows you to work on multiple projects simultaneously. This can actually be a great way to maximize your earnings and gain more experience in different fields. However, it's important to make sure that you can realistically handle the workload and deadlines for each project before committing to them.

It's also important to communicate clearly with your clients about your availability and any potential conflicts that may arise. Overall, as long as you manage your time effectively and prioritize your tasks, working on multiple projects can be a successful strategy for freelancers.

Bidding on Projects is free on Skillled is free however we do charge additional fees for premium features such as enhanced proposal visibility. 

We do not take a percentage of the project cost from the freelancer, meaning you earn more on Skillled!

There are generally no restrictions on where freelancers can be located unless from a Restricted Country or Region.

As long as they have access to the internet and the necessary tools to complete their work. In fact, the rise of remote work has made it easier than ever for freelancers to work from anywhere in the world.

Many companies and clients even prefer to work with freelancers who live in different time zones, as it allows for 24/7 productivity. However, it's important to note that some clients may have specific requirements, such as language proficiency or legal authorization to work in a certain country.

 

Restricted Countries and Regions

 

Skillled is prohibited by law from doing business with persons or businesses who are situated or travelling in banned zones.

Businesses or people from the following areas and countries are not permitted to open accounts or use our platform:

Cuba

•  Iran

•  North Korea

•  Syria

•  Crimea

•  Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR)

•  Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR)

If you have previously been suspended from Skillled, you will not be permitted to work on the site again, and any additional accounts will be closed.

 

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Frequently asked questions by Recruiters

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To access your Skillled account, simply go to the Skillled website and log in using the email address and password you used to create your account.

As a Recruiter on Skillled, it is essential to communicate effectively with your freelancer to build trust and establish a good working relationship. You can do this by sending a message or requesting a video call to discuss the project in detail using the messaging system or video calling system provided by the Skillled platform.

You can use the messaging feature to discuss your project. Be clear and concise in your messages and remember to respond promptly to any messages from the freelancer, and be available to answer any questions they may have.

By communicating effectively with your freelancers, you can build a strong reputation as a reliable and professional recruiter, which can lead to more positive reviews on the platform.

To post a job or project on Skillled, you first need to create an account if you haven't already done so.

Once you are logged in, simply click on the "Post a Project" button and fill out the details of your project. Be sure to provide a clear and concise description of what you are looking for, including the skills required, project scope, budget, and timeline.

You can also attach any relevant files or documents to help freelancers better understand your project. Once you have submitted your project, it will be visible to freelancers who can then bid on it. You can then review the bids and choose the freelancer that best meets your needs.

When creating a job description to attract the right freelancer, it's important to be as detailed and specific as possible. Start by clearly outlining the scope of the project, including any specific deliverables or deadlines that need to be met. Additionally, provide information about the required skills and experience, as well as any preferred qualifications such as industry knowledge or software expertise.

You should also include a brief overview of your company and the project's purpose, as this can help freelancers understand the context and importance of the work. It's also a good idea to provide details about payment and any additional perks or benefits, such as the opportunity for ongoing work or flexible scheduling.

Finally, make sure to emphasize the qualities you're looking for in a freelancer, such as reliability, communication skills, and attention to detail. By providing a comprehensive job description, you'll increase your chances of attracting the right freelancer for your project.

Choosing a freelancer for your project can be a daunting task, but it's important to take the time to find the right fit. Here are some tips to help you choose the best freelancer for your project:

1. Define your project requirements: Before you start looking for a freelancer, make sure you have a clear understanding of what you need. Create a detailed project brief that outlines your goals, timeline, and budget.

2. Look for relevant experience: When reviewing potential freelancers, look for those who have experience in your industry or with similar projects. This will ensure they have the skills and knowledge necessary to complete your project successfully.

3. Check their portfolio and reviews: Review the freelancer's portfolio to see examples of their work and read client reviews to get a sense of their work style and reliability.

4. Consider communication skills: Communication is key when working with a freelancer. Look for someone who is responsive, clear, and professional in their communications.

5. Discuss the project details: Once you've narrowed down your list of potential freelancers, schedule a call or meeting to discuss the project in detail. This will give you a chance to evaluate their understanding of the project and ask any questions you may have.

By taking these steps, you'll be able to choose a freelancer who is the right fit for your project and can help you achieve your goals.

You can fund your Skillled account through online payment platforms PayPal or Stripe. These platforms allow you to securely transfer funds to your secure Skillled account, paying your freelancer can then be done by using our built-in payment system so you can easily pay your freelancer through the Skillled platform.

You only pay when work has been completed using industry the standard milestone payment system and you are 100% satisfied with the work provided.

Yes, you can leave feedback and a review for a freelancer after the project is complete. Providing feedback helps the freelancer to improve their skills and services, and it also helps other clients to make informed decisions when selecting a freelancer for their projects. When leaving feedback, it's important to provide specific details about your experience working with the freelancer, highlighting their strengths and areas for improvement. This will help the freelancer to understand what they did well and what they could do better in future projects.

Posting a project on Skillled is free however we do charge additional fees for premium features such as enhanced visibility or project management tools.

We do not take a percentage of the project cost from the freelancer resulting in a better deal for you the recruiter.

 

We ensure the quality of work from freelancers through several measures. Firstly, we provide a rating system where clients can rate and review the work done by freelancers. This allows other clients to see and evaluate the freelancers' past performance and make informed decisions when selecting a freelancer for their project.

Secondly, we have a dispute resolution process in place to handle any issues that may arise during a project. This process helps to ensure that both parties are satisfied with the outcome of the project and that the work meets the required quality standards.

Finally, the website also offers skills tests that freelancers can take to demonstrate their proficiency in various areas. Clients can view these test results when considering a freelancer for their project, which can help to ensure that they are selecting a qualified and skilled professional.

Skillled is prohibited by law from doing business with persons or businesses who are situated or travelling in banned zones.

Businesses or people from the following areas and countries are not permitted to open accounts or use our platform:

Cuba

•  Iran

•  North Korea

•  Syria

•  Crimea

•  Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR)

•  Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR)

If you have previously been suspended from Skillled, you will not be permitted to work on the site again, and any additional accounts will be closed.

 

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