Frequently Asked Questions from Our Talent

Hire Digital accepts exceptional talent across a wide range of specialisations. This page is meant to help applicants who are interested to take on freelance projects and to learn more about the application process.

What is Hire Digital?

What does Hire Digital do?

We pair qualified, high performing professionals in content and digital marketing to top clients worldwide. Professionals apply to work through the platform, and companies can hire them based on skills and experience.

Which clients are on Hire Digital?

Find out on our Clients page.

How is Hire Digital different?

We have a rigorous screening process to ensure that our talent have the required skill sets. We also closely match our talent to the right engagements to improve their engagement win rate.

How does Hire Digital find its talent?

We source for top professionals from around the world for specific engagements and invite them to apply. Talent can also apply to join the talent network on our website.

How does Hire Digital work?

Our talent start by applying to Hire Digital, whether they found us through our website or they have been invited to a specific engagement. If they apply successfully, they will be invited to take up engagements in their specialisation.

What is a typical engagement like on Hire Digital?

It varies. Engagements which our talent have completed include:

Should I join?

Why apply to Hire Digital?

We often are asked questions about the benefits of applying to Hire Digital. Here are some of them:

Who applies to Hire Digital?

Many of our talent are:

What can I expect when I join Hire Digital?

You will be creating a talent profile which will be viewed by our clients. Our editors will be reviewing your profile to ensure that it is ready to be shared. You will be notified by email when your profile is matched to a new engagement.

What do I have to do to join the Talent Network?

You can apply here. We recommend that you prepare an updated resume or LinkedIn profile before you apply.

Will I have to commit a minimum number of hours to Hire Digital?

No, however we recommend that you have at least 5 hours each week to take on freelance work.

Applying to Hire Digital

What is the application like?

The application process for each talent depends on their specialisation and background. We request for every talent to upload their resume when they apply. They are then briefed on the next steps of the application process by email.

When are applications due?

We accept applications throughout the year. For talent who have been invited to apply for specific engagements, we encourage them to apply within 48 hours.

Do I have to pay to apply?

No, the application does not require payment.

How does Hire Digital evaluate its applicants?

We look for every aspect including the depth of your expertise, work experience and problem solving skills to your communication abilities, integrity, personality, drive and other soft skills.

How do I prepare for the interview?

If you are presenting your assessment submissions, you may like to consider how to communicate your work clearly and succinctly. We look for talent who have demonstrable domain expertise, proactiveness and a strong understanding of client problems to provide and implement realistic solutions.

I haven't finished the application. Can I complete it later?

We encourage you to finish it within the same week the details of the application next steps are received. This helps us to process your application and start the engagement matching faster.

I'm very experienced. Must I still apply?

We will still like to speak to you over an interview, so yes. The information you provide to us in the application will also be used to create your profile.

I have more than one specialisation. Which should I apply for?

You should apply for the specialisation which you are most qualified for. You will be eligible to take on other specialisations after you have joined the talent network.

Can I apply more than once?

Yes, you can apply more than once. If you would like to apply again for the same specialisation, you can do so in 12 months from the date of your application result.

Application Results

When will I get my application result?

We take around 14 days after the interview to get back to you. In certain cases, it may require a longer time to evaluate.

How do I get my application result?

You will be notified on your application result by email.

Why didn’t Hire Digital accept my application?

There could be several reasons. A common one is when applicants do not demonstrate their capabilities or communicate clearly.

Do you give feedback on applications?

Unfortunately we don't provide feedback on application results.

Getting work

What happens after I join the Talent Network?

Your talent coordinator will provide you with the guidelines for talent and share with you the Hire Digital Talent Handbook.

I was invited for a specific engagement. How do I indicate my interest?

You will need to submit the talent application first. Once you have been onboarded, you will be able to view the engagement details and indicate your interest.

What types of engagements will I receive on Hire Digital?

We provide full time (over 40 hours per week), part time (over 20 hours per week) and project based engagements with clients from around the world.

How do I get engagements?

You will receive email invites to suitable engagements that match your profile.

How do I work with clients?

You will be integrating into the client's preferred workflow. Most clients request to work directly with our talent on the Hire Digital platform.

Will I be working with more than one client?

It depends. For talent who are looking to increase their client exposure, we will try to take your requests into account when we match you to new engagements.


How do I set my rate on Hire Digital?

You can set your own rate. If you need, your talent coordinator will provide you with recommendations to set a competitive market rate.

How do I get paid?

You can select to be paid via your bank account (through Transferwise) or via Paypal.

When will I get paid?

Payment is made within 7-14 days from the invoice date. Depending on your bank, it could take up to 5 additional business days for your funds to be reflected in your bank account.


Can I contribute to the Hire Digital blog?

If you are interested to contribute to the Hire Digital blog, you can reach our editors at editorial@$

Can I be featured on the Hire Digital website?

Right now, this is invite-only.


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