One of the biggest OnlineSourcing platforms recently merged on the company level with Elance. The model is standard – buyers hiring providers on hourly or fixed price basis. oDesk offers tools to support work monitoring, payment guarantees, basic team management. They claim 1bn USD has been spent through the platform so far, 4.5m registered freelancers.
oDesk offers managed services for running larger scale projects via their own staff – covering several verticals like writing, data entry and similar. They also have solutions for payroll and healthcare.
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service url: https://www.odesk.com
API info: https://developers.odesk.com/?lang=python#