Arc does not provide pricing in Canadian dollars.
Arc is a community-based freelance developer platform that offers employers access to top-tier developers. The company has a strict vetting process that only 1.1% of applicants pass and has a reputation for providing high-quality candidates. Employers can choose to hire developers full-time and pay a platform fee based on a year's salary, or hire freelancers and pay per hour.
The platform is highly trusted in the industry and promises to help you hire within three days. Finding a developer is made easier via the user-friendly platform, and a job post costs between US$0.00 and US$300.00. Canadian businesses can use it to hire developers from all over the world or to build teams of local talent living in Canada.
- Arc is trusted by leading startups and tech companies.
- The platform offers Canadian employers access to a pool of pre-screened candidates.
- Freelancer profiles have ratings, improving your chances of accessing top talent.
- The platform has a very quick hiring turnaround.
- Arc handles all paperwork between employer and freelance developer.
- The hiring process is fast and user-friendly.
- Arc offers a free job posting option.
- Job posts are promoted on popular social media channels.
- The platform has over 1,000 developers living in Canada in the talent pool.
- You cannot add multimedia to your job posts.
- You can only contact freelancers via email.
- The free job posting option is limited to jobs under 10 hours.
- No pricing information in Canadian dollars.
Arc does not have a Better Business Bureau rating but does have a Trustpilot score of 4.5 stars. Of the 66 reviews on Trustpilot, the vast majority said Arc had excellent customer service and that the platform is user-friendly. Client testimonials on the Arc website speak mostly of the quality of candidates Arc has and how easy and seamless the hiring process is.
How to Post a Job on Arc:
Four easy steps on how to post a job ad on Arc.
Posting a Job Ad on Arc.
Sign in to your account.
Navigate to the Arc website and click "Log In" in the top-right corner. A pop-up sign-in form will appear. Sign in under "Employer." To create an account, follow the steps below.
Click "Hire a Developer" next to "Log in" on the homepage.
Fill in your email and full name.
Create a password.
Click "Sign Up."
Answer a few questions about your company and what you are looking for.
Create your job ad.
Once you've logged into your account, briefly describe your job in the block provided. Make sure that you provide a detailed job description that outlines the requirements and responsibilities of the role.
Schedule a call with an Arc representative.
Enter your phone number to request a professional call with an Arc representative. Arc will then arrange interviews between you and the shortlisted candidates.
Work with your engagement manager.
Once you've made your decision, an engagement manager will be assigned to take care of the paperwork and payment.
Arc vs. Toptal:
Both Toptal and Arc screen developers, so employers have the pick of high-quality talent. They are also evenly priced and offer many of the same features. Both Arc and Toptal match candidates to Canadian and global employers.
Arc vs. We Work Remotely:
We Work Remotely is a remote jobs site that attracts a large audience and offers many helpful features. Pricing starts at US$299.00. Arc's Premium package is $300.00, but it has a free plan too. We Work Remotely does carry developer jobs, but Arc has a pre-vetted global community of high-quality developers in its network.
Arc vs. Canada's Association of IT Professionals:
If you want to hire locally, CIPS is worth the consideration. It reaches a wide audience and attracts high-quality IT professionals and software developers living in Canada. Arc's network also has over 1,000 developers living in Canada, but CIPS is much cheaper, especially if you become a member.
How can I create an account on Arc?
Click "Get Started" in the top right corner of the homepage and fill in the required fields.
How can I edit or delete a job posting on Arc?
If you need to change or delete your job listing, contact your engagement manager.
How much does Arc cost?
It costs between US$0.00 and $300.00 to post a job on Arc.
How is Arc different from other freelancing platforms?
Unlike other freelance websites, Arc is a community-based platform that offers access to over 400,000 developers and 8,000 vetted experts.