Once you’ve been hired, the system will create a workroom for your job. This will be the place for you to communicate with your employer.
Communicating with an employer and your team:
You can communicate via the “Discussions” page. This communication is shared among teammates that were also hired for this job.
Starting a new topic within the “Discussions” page:
Commenting on an existing discussion:
Direct communication such as Skype or email is also an option. Use whatever you feel most comfortable with and best fits the needs of your business.
Communicating privately with an employer:
You can communicate privately with employers using private messaging. Messages will be listed at the bottom of each job’s workroom or from the “Messages” tab.
Sending a sales message:
Whether you are eligible to initiate a conversation using the messages tool depends on two factors.
After applying for a job, Professional, Business and Executive members can initiate a conversation by sending a private message. Basic and Basic+ members cannot initiate conversations.
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Regardless of membership level, any member that receives an invitation or is awarded a job can communicate with their employer regularly via private message.
Initiating a private message:
Responding to a private message:
Responding to private messages via email:
Private message guidelines:
Guru.com reserves the right to bypass warnings and disable access at any time.
Using Questions and Answers:
Asking a questions is not the same as submitting a quote.
If your question has been answered by the employer, you’ll receive a notification from within your private message inbox.
Questions and answers that include the following are considered abusive:
Announcements are simply bulletin board-like messages posted by the employer to broadcast information about a job. Freelancers cannot respond to these messages.
Announcements are immediately posted to your outsourcemyjob.com Inbox. In addition, you are emailed once every 24 hours when you have received, but not viewed, one or more announcements from employers. Announcements are also listed in your outsourcemyjob.com Inbox and are denoted with a megaphone icon.