Author Archives: Kumar Mukul

Tips to avoid getting screwed when starting as a freelancer

If you’re just starting your career in the world of freelancing, welcome aboard. It’s a great time to be a new freelancer, with loads of opportunity out there as companies of all sizes from small to large are continually looking to outsource many types of services.

Starting a new career can be fun and exciting but you should take care of a few things in order to ensure that you are not getting screwed as a freelancer.  This article will explain a few points on how you can avoid being exploited and start earning real money.

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6 benefits of Hiring Freelancers at Work N Hire

If you are new to Work N Hire and the freelance marketplace concept, you must be wondering at the moment what’s this all about? Well let me lay it down in brief for you. Work N Hire is a freelance marketplace where you can hire an expert/professional for your work online. So does that mean its yet another job portal? No its not another job portal (well every job portal says that :D) . Job Portals only assist in finding you a right match and after that its your duty to manage the project, make payments etc. For a full time work this system works, because both the parties are physically present, but in an online hiring model since you are not aware of the other person you need help starting from finding the right candidate to managing the work with a contract and finally making payments safely and you find all of this on Work N Hire and hence I say its not another Job Portal. Here is a list of 6 benefits of why we think you should start considering hiring freelancers at Work N Hire.

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Work N Hire – How it all Started!

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” –  Lao Tzu

Work N Hire started with an idea to bridge the gap between Freelancers and Clients in India by creating an online marketplace. While working as the Co-Founder of Excellence Technologies an IT services start-up, we always used to get calls from friends, acquaintances and colleagues from our previous organization asking if we knew a freelancer who could take up their work. In some cases we might be able to help them, in other cases we didn’t have contacts of freelancers having that specific skill set. Having seen this demand and supply gap, we decided to do something about it and came up with Work N Hire, India’s First Online Freelance Marketplace.

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