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New for Employers - My Contractors Hub

Last week we released a new navigation scheme and shared with you our plans for creating a new platform that promises to personalize your oDesk experience and deliver more successful online work relationships. The initial step in these plans is to create more useful and tailored applications for our users. The first of these, announced last week, is oDesk Recruit which combines everything employers need to find, evaluate, and connect with their next remote worker.

Today, we unveil our 2nd application for employers, oDesk’s Manage My Team, which combines everything employers need to monitor work across their teams, manage their team rosters and payroll, and easily communicate and collaborate on current assignments.

This new application comes with a brand new My Contractors hub - one simple control panel to manage all your current remote work. Look for the opt-in link to this new Manage home page from your Team Room to explore this new hub and quickly and easily:

Manage Active Contractors

  • See your team roster, know who is online and review the lastest activity
  • Quickly see the total amount worked to ensure you’re on budget
  • Send a message, make a payment, or edit a contract using quick links

Review Payroll

  • See all weekly hours billed (to date)
  • Review last week’s timelog & get notified before payment is due
  • Quickly access all other reports

Get Help

  • Alerts tell you when a contractor started working, when to review a timelog, and when a payment is pending
  • Tips and advice help you know what to do each step of they way

My Contractors Hub

And, we’ve still got more to come in the next few weeks with our new navigation. Up next, a new application for contractors to help you grow and manage your remote work career.

We’d like to hear from you. What’s working and what’s not working with our new navigation and our new applications? Post a comment below to discuss with other users, or send us direct feedback via our survey (see the link at the top right of the My Contractors page).

Vote Result

Score: 7.9, Votes: 8
buyer give me URL name but I

buyer give me URL name but I cant what I submit other option.don't give me other keyword.please reply any one about this.

Reply to Buyer

Other Option means what? Please say it clearly. If you need any keywords, then you can ask to your buyer.

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staffing manager to be visible in contracts page

in the old navigation , we cud see the detail of the staffing manager in the contracts page which is not there in the new navigation . Its a must for our organization .

How to change from hourly rate to paying fixed rate?

Hi there,

Can you help me find the area to change to fixed rate?
Do I have to cancel the hourly rate then change?


There is no button to switch

There is no button to switch an hourly contract to fixed price. You have two options:
1) Set the weekly limit to zero (the change takes effect next work week so talk to the contractor about not logging hours in the mean time) then make all future payments as bonuses. This keeps the existing contract but makes it work exactly like if it were fixed-price (when & how much to pay is up to you).
2) End the contract. Then use the Rehire link in your list of ended contracts. By default everything will be set up just like the original one, but you can easily change the terms on the form. This will send an offer that the contractor must accept before work begins.

Either way, please be aware that any existing time in the work diary will be billed according to the usual weekly schedule.


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