Tuesday Tip: Using LinkedIn ProFinder to Find the Right Freelancer

June 13, 2017

Need help designing a logo for your new venture? Or how about a public speaking coach?

Bringing on a freelancer may be the way to go with one-time projects or seasonal help for your small business. Luckily with LinkedIn ProFinder you can find just the right person for the gig. Here’s how:

Share the deets. Submit your project request on ProFinder, including info on the scope, timeframe and your unique needs. Be clear about the skills you require so you can find the perfect fit. From there, just sit back while we send your request to the most qualified pros, starting with people in your network or extended network.

Who to choose? You’ve gotten back 5 great proposals for your project and need to make a decision. Getting the thumbs up from people you know goes a long way, so check out your common connections and contact them if you have questions — they could be your way in. You can also review the profiles of potential hires to see their experience, skills, work samples and recommendations from past clients.

Check out LinkedIn ProFinder to search for skilled professionals in over 140 expertise areas including Design, Writing and Editing, Accounting, Real Estate, and Career Coaching.

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