Which platforms are better to use for non-tech founders to look for contractors?

Are you looking for developers? In need of delivering your product ASAP? Don’t know where you can find an experienced freelancer or a team?

If these questions sound familiar to you, be sure — you are on the right page.

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Nowadays, finding the perfect place for hiring developers is really confusing. You asking why?

It seems that it should be easy, but lots of freelancers and agencies try to catch your eye on them. You are supposed to read lots of CVs, interviewing numerous developers and checking their test tasks.

In order to help you with the research, we spent a lot of time discovering the best platforms to use.

Here is the list of 10 websites full of professionals:

  1. TopTal — is a freelancing platform that hires Top 3% of Freelance Talent: software developers, designers, finance experts, product managers, and project managers from all over the world.

  2. X-Team — is a global development team, which has carefully chosen the team of 100+ specialists who answered the call to code the future, and then provide trusted, motivated developers to companies looking to scale their teams.

  3. Upwork — is a global freelancing platform where businesses and independent professionals connect and collaborate remotely. It has twelve million registered freelancers and five million registered clients. Three million jobs are posted annually, worth a total of $1 billion USD, making it the largest freelance marketplace in the world.

  4. PeoplePerHour — is an online platform giving businesses access to freelance workers. Businesses opting to use the website are often start-ups or SMEs looking to grow flexibly by hiring freelancers to handle projects rather than hiring in-house or via agencies.

  5. Guru — is a freelance marketplace It allows companies to find freelance workers for commissioned work. The company developed a candidate profiling system using techniques from Industrial and organizational psychology to better understand a candidate’s suitability for a particular job.

  6. AngelList — is a website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups. The platform has a mission to democratize the investment process and to help startups with their challenges in fundraising and talent hiring.

  7. Fiverr — is an online marketplace for freelance services. The company provides a platform for freelancers to offer services to customers worldwide. As of 2012, over three million services were listed on Fiverr.

  8. Talent Hubstaff — is a 100% free resource for companies looking to find remote talent across the globe. No fees, no markups, no middlemen.

  9. Freelancer — is a global crowdsourcing marketplace website, which allows potential employers to post jobs that freelancers can then bid to complete. The site also allows members to host and enter contests for which prize money is offered as a reward. Freelancers and employers develop profiles on the site as they offer, win and complete work and write and receive reviews of people they work with or for.

  10. Vettery — is a hiring marketplace. It suggests matches employers with the candidates in its databases, in various fields such as technology, sales, and finance. Companies currently using Vettery to hire employees including Amazon, eBay, and JP Morgan, among others.

This list of the best freelance websites can help you hire the full-time, remote developers or build up extra income streams supplementing your main job. I can say for sure, that you will definitely find the right platform from this list tailored to your needs.

By the way, if you have a moment, look through the JetThoughts profiles there ;)

Good luck! Ruslana is a Lead Generation Manager at JetThoughts. Follow her on LinkedIn.

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