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Nahaël Mele


Web Developer Turning Ideas into Reality 💻

Recommended 12x
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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, United States

Product designer & no-code developer ✨

Recommended 4x
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Sebastian Bistran

Leeds, United Kingdom

Crafting Products With A Spicy Touch - SRIRACHA 🔥

Recommended 10x
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Abdul Qader

Madrid, Spain

Expert Webflow & Framer Developer

Recommended 4x
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Eugen Ciachir

Bucharest, Romania

Design Director & Framer Expert

Recommended 6x
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Rajan Dave


Webflow Expert & Web Designer

Recommended 13x
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Hanna Woa 🔥


Building badass brands for badass entrepreneurs 💣

Recommended 4x
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Sohil Jain

District of Columbia, United States

Website Designer + Framer Developer.

Recommended 4x
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Artyom Aghinyan

Yerevan, Armenia

Crafting visuals that make an impact.

Recommended 11x
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Ahmad S. Afandi

Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

UI Designer & Framer Expert

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Julia Spong

Toronto, Canada

Social Media Manager & Content Specialist 🪄

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André Duarte


Branding, web & product design specialist

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Priyal G.'s avatar
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Priyal G.

Toronto, Canada

Let's join hands & conquer with words!

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Ajay Pawriya


Selling not designs but new ways of thinking

Recommended 4x
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Ifeoma Ahuna

Dallas, United States

Bringing your content to life with UGC Video ✨

Recommended 9x
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Leanna Griffin

North Carolina, United States

Brand & Website Design for Head-Turning Businesses

Recommended 4x
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Chris Luniewicz

Massachusetts, United States

I Build Framer Websites & Craft Brand Designs 💻

Recommended 2x
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Studio Nika

Barcelona, Spain

We design brands that bring joy to the world.

Recommended 10x
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Michelle Griczika

Massachusetts, United States

Writing that sells✨

Recommended 3x
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Ashwin Pradeep Kumar

Kerala, India

Expert Web Designer using Framer

Common projects for Recruiters

Recruiting for specific roles or departments in your company.

Developing and implementing a recruiting strategy for your business.

Sourcing candidates for hard-to-fill roles.

Conducting initial candidate screening and interviews.

Building a talent pipeline for future hiring needs.

Improving your employer brand to attract top talent.

Tips for working with and hiring Recruiters

Define your hiring needs

Clearly outline the roles you need to fill, the skills required, and the culture fit you're looking for. This will help the recruiter understand your needs and find the right candidates.

Review their experience

Check the recruiter's past experience in your industry and roles you are hiring for. A recruiter familiar with your industry will have a good network and understand the skills and qualifications needed for the role.

Communication is crucial

Regularly communicate your feedback and any changes in hiring needs to the recruiter. This will help them adjust their strategy and deliver the best candidates. It's recommended to do this through Contra for easy tracking and communication.

Trust their expertise

Freelance recruiters are experts in their field. Trust their advice on job descriptions, where to find candidates, and how to attract top talent.

How to hire Recruiters

Define your needs

Understand the roles you need to fill, the skills required, and the type of candidates you want. This will help you communicate your needs to the recruiter.

Post a detailed job

Provide as much detail as possible in your job post to attract the right recruiters. Include information about the roles, skills required, and company culture.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist based on their experience, skills, and approach to recruiting. Check their reviews and ratings on Contra.

Conduct interviews

Interview the shortlisted candidates to understand their recruitment process, experience, and communication style. Ask them about their past experience in similar roles and industries.

Make an offer

Once you find the right match, make an offer through Contra. Include the project details, timeline, and payment terms in the contract.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Recruiters

1. What is your experience in recruiting for roles similar to ours?

2. How do you approach sourcing and screening candidates for our industry?

3. Can you describe a time when you had to fill a difficult role and how you succeeded?

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I can vouch for Contra that it is a great hiring tool. I shoot my shot and the candidates I keep seeing are incredible.The process took minutes and the support I always get from their team is 10/10.

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Cecilia Reusch
Community Strategist

Freelancers on Contra come across very professionally. They actually seem to read your job posting and have directly relevant skills, which isn’t always the case on most other freelancer sites. On Contra, freelancers who matched with my job seemed to have the relevant skills I was seeking.

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Frequently asked

A freelance recruiter is a professional who works independently to find, screen, and recommend candidates for specific roles. They work closely with the hiring company to understand their needs and culture and find the best talent for them.

A freelance recruiter is a professional who works independently to find, screen, and recommend candidates for specific roles. They work closely with the hiring company to understand their needs and culture and find the best talent for them.

Hiring a freelance recruiter on Contra gives you access to top talent acquisition professionals without the need for long-term contracts. You can review their profiles, verify their skills, and manage contracts and payments, all in one platform.

Freelance recruiters use a variety of tools to find and screen candidates. These can include LinkedIn, job boards, applicant tracking systems, and other recruitment software. They may also use Contra's built-in tools for communication and contract management.

Post a job with your specific needs on Contra. Freelance recruiters who match your criteria can apply for the job. You can also browse recruiter profiles and invite those who interest you to apply for your job.

Freelance recruiters can fill a wide range of roles, from entry-level to executive positions, across various industries. They can help with both permanent and contract hiring.

The cost of hiring a freelance recruiter on Contra typically ranges from $75 to $150 per hour. The exact cost will depend on the recruiter's experience and the complexity of your hiring needs.

Freelance recruiters on Contra are paid either per project, per hour, or per milestone, commission-free. Payment is held in escrow at the beginning of the project and released after the deliverables are approved, or automatically within three days.

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