PeoplePerHour charges buyers a service fee of £0.6 + 10%. The buyer fees for Premium Programme members are 0% (Gold members), 2,5% (Silver members), and 5% (Bronze members) for bank transfers.
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PeoplePerHour has all the potential of being a great site for recruiting top-quality professionals. It allows free access to detailed freelancer profiles, has good job posting tools, offers video conferencing between buyers and freelancers, matches talent to projects, and facilitates payments.
However, the platform only offers support through email and some have warned against unprofessional conduct on behalf of freelancers as well as minimal support from the platform to resolve conflicts.
- Access to freelancer profiles is free.
- Profiles include portfolios, pricing, offers, skills break downs, reviews, and endorsements.
- The platform provides relevant matches for projects.
- Freelancers are checked before being accepted onto the platform.
- Offers invoice management features.
- Projects can be posted for free.
- Funds are kept in an escrow account until both parties are satisfied with the work.
- Easy-to-use job posting tool.
- The platform has a video chat tool.
- No telephone or instant chat support.
- Some portfolios are in PDF format and download immediately without prompting.
- Does not support contests.
PeoplePerHire has mixed reviews. A reviewer on ShoutMeLoad found the service to be mostly positive but the comments below his article were largely negative. Of 117 reviews on SiteJabber, most are negative. The overall rating is 1.76/5.
How to Post a Job on PeoplePerHour:
Follow these simple steps to post a job on PeoplePerHour.
Posting a job on PeoplePerHour
Create an account.
Navigate to the PeoplePerHour home page and create an account or log in.
Enter your project details.
Click "Post Project" and enter the project details. You'll need to select a category and subcategory, give your project a title, and enter a project description. The more detail the better. You can also upload any relevant information, including pictures, documents, specifications, etc.
Set a budget.
Next, select a budget type (fixed price or per hour) and a currency (GBP, USD, or EUR). Then, set a budget.
Post your project.
Look over all the information you've entered to ensure it is correct and click "Post Project" at the bottom of the page. Once you’ve posted your project, it will undergo automated checks to ensure that it meets PeoplePerHour policies before it reflects in the project listings.
PeoplePerHour vs. Upwork:
Upwork and PeoplePerHour offer similar features, but PeoplePerHour is free to use for finding freelancers with all the platform's available features and Upwork has tiered plans. Upwork has a better reputation than PeoplePerHour.
PeoplePerHour vs. Fiverr:
Both Fiverr and PeoplePerHour offer free job postings, access to freelancer profiles, and secure payment facilitation. Unlike Fiverr, PeoplePerHour also offers an AI talent matching tool that makes finding the right freelancer for a project a little easier.
PeoplePerHour vs. Freelancer:
Freelancer offers many of the same features as PeoplePerHour but it is a better talent management tool and is more user-friendly. It also allows for project bidding, unlike PeoplePerHour. However, PeoplePerHour has a great talent matching tool and allows video chat.
Is PeoplePerHour safe?
Yes, PeoplePerHour has a number of tools, processes, and protocols in place to maintain a safe and secure platform for both buyers and freelancers.
What is PeoplePerHour?
PeoplePerHour is a freelance job posting site that businesses can use to connect with over two million freelancers around the world.
What is a deposit in PeoplePerHour?
Before work on a project on PeoplePerHour can begin, the buyer must deposit funds into an escrow account. These funds will be used later to pay the freelancer once both the buyer and the freelancer are satisfied with the project.
How do I delete my PeoplePerHour account?
You can email PeoplePerHour to request that they delete your account, or you can follow these steps:
- Go to "General Settings" and click "Settings."
- Next to "Account," click "Edit."
- You will have the option to deactivate your account or to contact our customer support team to process your deactivation for you.
- Fill out the feedback form, if desired.
- Confirm the deactivation of your account by checking the checkbox.
How do I create a PeoplePerHour account?
To create an account where you can manage PeoplePerHour job postings, click "Sign Up" on the home page.
How can I edit a PeoplePerHour job posting?
To edit your PeoplePerHour job postings, sign in to your account and open the posting you would like to modify. You can save your changes and repost before closing the window.
How can I delete a PeoplePerHour job posting?
You can remove a posting at any time by selecting it in your list of active jobs and clicking the delete icon.