Hubstaff Talent FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re looking for a job as a freelancer or looking to hire as an employer, you’ll find everything you need to get started with Hubstaff Talent here.

Question:

What is Hubstaff Talent?

Answer:

Hubstaff Talent is a website that helps workers and employers find each other. Freelancers and agencies can create profiles and list their skills and qualifications and can apply to open jobs, and employers can post jobs and invite workers directly to apply to them.

Question:

How do I sign up for an account?

Answer:

To sign up for an account on Hubstaff Talent, click here.

Question:

How do I create a freelancer profile?

Answer:

After signing up for an account, you can click on your avatar towards the top-right side of the page then click on “Freelancer profile” to create your freelancer profile.

You’ll be asked to fill in your personal details, skills, experience, pay rate, social networks, and upload your résumé. You can also upload portfolio items to show off your work.

Question:

What is an agency profile?

Answer:

You may use an agency profile to showcase your portfolio as a company or team. You can also use your agency profile to apply to jobs when you’re applying as a company or a group.

For example, if you are a team of graphic designers and would like to bid on a job post as a company, you may create an agency profile by following this guide.

You can also invite your team members to your agency by clicking here.

Question:

Does Hubstaff Talent take commissions?

Answer:

Hubstaff Talent does not take any commission fees and is 100% free of charge.

Question:

How do I apply for jobs?

Answer:

First, you’ll have to sign-up with Hubstaff Talent. After signing up, you’ll be asked to create your freelancer or agency profile.

After completing your profile, our Talent moderation team will review your profile within 1-2 business days. Once your profile had been approved, you’ll be able to search and apply for jobs within the platform.

Question:

Why do I need a complete freelancer profile?

Answer:

By ensuring you have added a detailed profile description, the skills you have, your résumé, and your portfolio, you are more likely to get leads through Hubstaff because of increased search rankings and increased credibility.

Question:

Can I follow up on the jobs I’ve applied to?

Answer:

Certainly, you can follow up on your application by following this guide.

Question:

Are employers notified when I have applied on their job post?

Answer:

Yes, the owner of the job post will be notified through mail about your application.

Question:

Can my profile be hidden from web searches?

Answer:

Certainly, simply click on your avatar towards the top right corner of the screen then select Freelancer profile. On your profile page, click “Edit Profile” then set your Profile Visibility settings to “Only logged users” so that only Hubstaff users will be able to view your profile, or “Only me” when you don’t want your profile visible to anyone.

Question:

How do I post a job?

Answer:

First, you’ll need to sign up for a Hubstaff Talent account. After creating your Hubstaff account, you can start posting a job by following this guide.

Question:

How long does it take for a job to get approved?

Answer:

Depending on the volume of jobs being posted on the site, our Talent moderation team normally approves job posts within 1-2 business days.

Question:

How do I search for freelancers or agencies?

Answer:

You can search for freelancers by clicking on “Search profiles” located at the top right corner of the screen. After typing in what you’re looking for, you’ll be taken to the search results page where you can filter the results by skills, availability, pay rate, experience, language, age, and country.

By default, you’ll see all results. You can switch to either the Freelancer tab or the Agencies tab to narrow down your search.

You can also open on a freelancer’s profile then click on “Invite to job” to invite them to apply to the job you’ve posted.

For more information about how to search for freelancers or agencies, click here.

Question:

How do I contact freelancers who have applied to my job?

Answer:

You can contact freelancers who have applied to your job by clicking on your avatar towards the upper right hand side of the page, then click on “My jobs.” On the far right side of each job, click on the “Actions” drop down, then select “View applicants.”

On the applicants page, you will see the list of applicants who applied to the job posting you have chosen and you can contact them by simply clicking on the “Actions” drop down and then choose “Contact” for each freelancer.

On the message pop up, enter your message and press “Send.”

Question:

How do I hire/pay a freelancer?

Answer:

Once you’ve finalized your search for a freelancer, you can first close your job post, then create your Hubstaff Time Tracking organization by signing up here so you’ll be able to track your employee’s activities and pay your team. We offer a free 14-day trial with a 60-day money back guarantee.

Have any other questions?

Please check our support site or feel free to email us and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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