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Short-Term Freelance Employment Marketplace

Published 06/22/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

PeoplePerHour is a freelance and employment website where users who are offering freelance services can get hired by those who have jobs for them to do. It is an online venue or marketplace that connects workers or freelancers with the employers, individuals or organizations that can pay they for work or services rendered. Users can post jobs and wait for interested parties to indicate that they are interested in the job. Freelancers can also post their information in the hopes that an employer needed a related skill set will contact them and hire them to deliver services. Freelancers or those who are ready to work when hired can bid on advertised jobs. There are a variety of jobs posted on the application's website including programming and copywriting jobs.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The PeoplePerHour application was founded by Xenios Thrasyvoulou and Simos Kitiris in 2007. The pair both graduated from Cambridge University and created this application s a way to connect people needing work done with people who could delver such services. It is becoming increasingly popular and job seekers are beginning to user the site more frequently.

What are the differences to other apps?

There are many employment and freelance websites. The PeoplePerHour application does provide a different layout that shows the top rated freelancers, recent job, featured jobs and completed jobs. Apart from the subtle or more pronounced design or layout changed, the PeoplePerHour is similar to other freelance sites but does emphasize work per hour.

How does the web app look and feel to use?

The PeoplePerHour does look professionally designed and it is relative easy to find information or know where to go. Users can click on links on the main page or browse jobs. Users can also browse through the community and look at forums or blogs. There is also a categorized view of the different freelancers available on the application or platform. The website can feel quite busy, though, in terms of content to view.

How does the registration process work?

Users register by choosing between a buyer or provider account. Based on the account chosen, the users is able to post jobs or seek freelancers to hire. Those that choose a provider account are able to bid on advertised jobs. Users fill out a registration form and enter their personal details. Registration is completely free and gives users access to the entire site.

What does it cost to use the application?

User accounts are free and buyers can post projects or jobs for free. To post a priority listing, buyers do have to pay. Priority listings have benefits including the ability to get the project or job up an active on the application immediately. The priority listing also includes the contact details of all the providers which makes it easier to get in touch with potential providers. Commissions are paid for invoiced jobs or projects.

Who would you recommend the application to?

PeoplePerHour is website for freelancers and those wanting to hire people to perform The site seems suited to people in England bemuses it is possible to earn money in pounds. The application can be great for those seeking extra income or those who may be affected by recessions and other economic situations.

  • Users can post jobs on the Internet and hire qualified people
  • There is a large selection of qualified employees to choose from
  • Freelances can get hired and earn some money
  • There are a large number of advertised jobs to choose from
  • There is a messaging stream that allows users carry out functions

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PeoplePerHour contact details

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 310 8709
Postal address:
London Office
2c Seagrave Road,
London, SW6 1RR,

PeoplePerHour pricing

FREE - Permanently free version




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