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  1. Smarterer Announces Free Access to Its Skill Assessment APIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | ProgrammableWeb.com

    ... tests exist). Today, the platform can quantify skills in as little as 10 questions and 120 seconds. Smarterer user, Elance , can directly correlate increased hiring with test completion. "Linking skill assessments and jobs enables our freelancers to ...

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  2. Survey: C++ is the most valuable software engineering skillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | ITworld

    ... executives and engineers from 421 startup companies, and also gathered salary and benefit data on freelancers from Elance-oDesk and Total, as well as data from from Glassdoor, Angellist, and Payscale on non-startups. When looking at average salary ...

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  3. Filipinos, Indonesians Top Elance-oDesk Freelancers In East AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Forbes.com

    ... from Northwestern University. In the murky underworld of freelance writers, editors and translators, oDesk and Elance have crappy reputations. On both these middleman marketplaces, employers post short-term jobs, sometimes with a payment range but ...

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  4. Commentary: Why my small business and many others aren't hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Washington Post

    ... - are now freelancing. Employers are taking advantage of this trend. The number of to freelance worker portal Elance/oDesk has increased from approximately 3 million in early 2013 to close to 5 million by late 2014. And why not? I can get someone to ...

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  5. Founding Elance, then Webaroo: Beerud Seth's Entrepreneurial JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    Beerud Seth founded Elance back in 1998. At the time, the concept was new and path breaking.

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  6. Let's save ourselves from costly 'help' like thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Blueprint for Financial Prosperity

    ... bidding war to see who will work the cheapest. I once attended a conference where the speaker told non-profits that Elance was the best place to find freelancers because you could pay them almost nothing. Contently is a similar site that promises to ...

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  7. Post Your Own ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | InformationWeek

    Fabio Rosati, CEO of Elance, has said that Watson is going to be the next big thing after the Internet, and I agree. Watson's powered-apps in the cloud are going to change the way we do things and this will happen across many industries and individuals alike.

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  8. Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a FreelancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... little research into hiring a freelancer, you're probably aware of the 800-pound gorillas of freelance marketplaces: Elance and oDesk . These are both great resources, as you'll find tons of freelancers from all over the world with a wide range of ...

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  9. Yve Alcide commented on Ross Clennett's blog post 'Global...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | RecruitingBlogs.com

    ... to one of three categories; Online Staffing (SIA have identified 145 operators including Freelancer, Task Rabbit, Elance etc), Online Services (eg Work Market, Onforce etc) and Crowdsourcing (eg 99Design, Innocentive, Amazon Turk, WikiStrat etc). ...

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  10. New Intuit software crunches numbers for self-employed workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SFGate

    ... independent workers will be 43 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020. A separate study by the Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk says the country currently has 53 million freelancers, accounting for 34 percent of the workforce. "There's been a gap ...

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  11. Easy Ways to Put More Money in Your Pocket in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... copy editing or other creative skills, consider offering your services on freelance websites such as Fiverr or Elance. These types of side gigs will allow you to earn extra income while also growing your skills. Track your progress. You can't save ...

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  12. Tips For Finding And Working With Creative FreelancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... k. There are many different places where you can find creative people to outsource your work to. The biggest ones are Elance , oDesk , and Freelancer .

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  13. Young freelancers show the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... work in the country due to high income and flexible working hours," said Saidur Mamun Khan, country manager of Elance-oDesk, a leading freelancer marketplace. Inadequate opportunity for quality jobs, especially for young graduates, is another reason ...

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  14. 30 Jobs Open In and Around Marblehead in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... It will be very straight forward (just filming the discussion) but we would ask that you bring your...4 days ago from Elance Salem, MAexpecting the arrival of our second son in January or February 2015. We are looking for care for our toddler now, ...

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  15. Part-Time Jobs in the Silver Lake AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... 30 hours/week. Min 3 ... The backend and part of the app has been built by our current team... 38 minutes ago from Elance Looking for High Quality Web Engineering Team NEW Temporary Contract - Los Angeles, CA 1-2 engineers allocated to our projects ...

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  16. Part-Time Jobs in the Studio City AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... been cached in order to ensure continued performance stability of the server. I need someone to... 8 hours ago from Elance Need a SAT Tutor NEW Private Contract - Studio City, CA rade. Test type: SAT1. Test sections: Reading, Writing, Math. Test ...

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  17. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Scripted , a freelance writing marketplace, has secured $9 million , announced on the same day larger competitor Elance-oDesk disclosed it had raised $30 million. DAG Ventures has set out to raise up to $300 million for a new fund after seeing a ...

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  18. The Daily Startup: Dave McClure, 500 Startups Get Reality Show TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Scripted , a freelance writing marketplace, has secured $9 million , announced on the same day larger competitor Elance-oDesk disclosed it had raised $30 million. DAG Ventures has set out to raise up to $300 million for a new fund after seeing a ...

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  19. The Daily Startup: Benchmark Leads $30 Million Round for Elance-oDeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Elance-oDesk , the online marketplace for companies to find, hire and pay contract workers, has raised $30 million from insiders to expand, Deborah Gage reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. Elance and oDesk were previously separate companies, both venture-backed, but in December 2013 they announced they would merge.

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  20. Elance-oDesk Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report, Showing Social and...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Venture Capital Access Online

    Elance-oDesk Releases 2014 Annual Impact Report, Showing Social and Economic Impacts of Online Work, and Announces $30 Million in Funding Led by Benchmark Economic Impact: Professionals Around the World Expected to Reach a Landmark $900M+ in Annualized Earnings via Elance-oDesk in 2014; Social Impact: Elance-oDesk Freelancers Share Stories of Collaboration Across Borders and Report Greater Work Fulfillment Than Other Professionals MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., November 25, 2014-- Elance-oDesk, the world's largest online workplace, today released its 2014 Annual Impact Report.

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