The Art of Finding and Retaining Quality Freelancers
Why hire freelancers?
Freelancers’ cost lesser because you only pay them for the projects they work on and not throughout the month.
Freelancers generally provide quality work because you only hire them for their niche or speciality. You get to choose the person by using tailor-made assessment for that particular project.
Freelancers speed up your projects because they are an additional support to the team.
Freelancers work in their own time, so many of them are available even beyond general office hours. You don’t need to wait around for the next business day to start. Diligent freelancers keep your project running with good productivity.
Freelancers bring a fresh outlook to your projects because they are an outsider and mostly they have a different perspective. Even creative employees hit a wall after months of being in the same place. But a on different kinds of projects and has the ability to bring something new to the table every time he/she is hired.
(1) Look everywhere
(2) Ask about their specialization
(3) Ask for a portfolio or creative samples
(4) Specify your requirements
(5) Offer good pay
(6) Prepare early
Tips to retain a good freelancer
(1) Pay well and pay on time
(2) Treat them right
(3) Make them feeling important
(4) Don’t burden them with unrealistic expectations
(5) Don’t waste the time on unnecessary revisions
(6) Give good reasons for rejection