Who is the Top 1%?
Freelancers with extensive experience, strong communication, and a great attitude.
FreeUp's founders spent years using platforms to hire freelancers and grew frustrated with how much time it took to find a strong candidate. They decided to build a better solution.
FreeUp has its own internal team that recruits, interviews, and vets hundreds of US and international freelancers each week for their skills, communication, and attitude. Then only the top 1% of applicants are allowed in.
How Is the Top 1% Selected?
Step 1 : Freelancer Application
Resume/CV, portfolio, short answers, Internet speed test, typing test
All freelancers must submit a Freelancer Application to join the FreeUp marketplace. Each application gathers information about the freelancer's work history, skill sets, Internet speed reliability, past clients, and typing speed. Once submitted, the marketplace reviews and makes a decision based off of strict marketplace standards if they will be given a first interview.
Step 2 : 1 On 1 Interview
Vet specifically for skills, communication, and attitude
First, the marketplace discusses the freelancer's work history pinpointing the skill sets they have experience in. Freelancers are asked specific questions about their skills and are placed in real life scenarios to see how advanced their knowledge is.
Freelancers are also asked questions to make sure they are dedicated, ambitious, and hard-working professionals. Freelancers are asked about how they solve problems, work with clients, and uphold strong communication. Only the most qualified freelancers are allowed through the interview stage.
Must prove understanding: expected response time, handling emergencies, using software, and best communication methods
Step 4 : Onboarding
Obtaining all freelancer details needed to create their FreeUp account
If the freelancer makes it through the application, interview, and testing process, they are invited to provide information about their freelancing business. Once fully submitted, they are provided with a FreeUp account to start meeting clients.
Step 5 : Held to High Standards
Hear How Businesses Are Succeeding with FreeUp
Alex Charfen | Founder and CEO of Charfen
Damien Coughlan | eCommerce Entrepreneur
"I have had a great experience using FreeUp. They are able to fill the gaps in our business while we are growing and don't need full time staff. The owner Nate is always available to discuss new requirements and needs. Look forward to using this service more as we expand."
Jay Morris, FreeUp Client
"I've worked with several of the freelancers on FreeUp and am very impressed. I was never able to get consistent web development and analytics service by hiring on my own, and was always worried I was hiring someone I couldn't trust. Nathan and his team are customer oriented and have delivered freelancers that go above and beyond. Thanks guys!"
Carey Gjokaj, FreeUp Client