Employer Handbook

How To Hire Online Workers

Post a job

Step 1: Post a new job

  • Create a new job post here. Write your job description, offer a starting salary and let candidates know if there are specific requirements.
  • Hiring a Virtual Assistant? Consider these task allocation guidelines.
  • We will promote your job listing via the private Student Community Facebook Group and also to our email list of eCommerce University students.
Browse candidates icon

Step 2: Search through resumes

  • Look through the candidate resumes and invite people to apply for the job. Search on skill sets, regions or job roles.
  • Want to learn how we assess candidates’ English writing skills? Watch this screencast.
Interview candidates

Step 3: Start your interview process

  • Send an email with any follow up questions before you make a job offer.
  • Interview the candidate via Skype, Google Hangout or Phone.
  • Double-check that they can do what they say they can do.
  • Offer them a trial. Negotiate salary, weekly working hours and set expectations for their daily tasks.
Onboard new staff

Step 4: Kick off the onboarding process