Guru Office Closed on Memorial Day

by Anna |

Fire up the grill! On Monday, May 25, Americans will eat more than 800 hot dogs per second while celebrating Memorial Day. Here at Guru we may or may not be indulging ourselves (of course, we are), but our office will be closed. U.S. banks will also be closed, so all scheduled payments will be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 26…. Read more »

10 Profile Mistakes That’ll Cost You The Gig

by Anna |

As a freelancer on Guru.com, you really are one in a million. One in 1.7 million, to be more precise! How can you stand out to employers and win more jobs? Start by avoiding these common profile mistakes and you’ll be miles ahead of the competition. Mistake #1: Viewing Your Profile As An Afterthought Providing… Read more »

How To Protect Your Big Idea When Hiring Freelancers

by Anna |

You have an original idea and you’re ready to hire a freelancer to make it happen. Great! But if you’re like many entrepreneurs, you might be afraid of losing your competitive advantage. How can I ensure that my idea won’t be stolen by the freelancer I’m hiring?  Don’t let fear get in the way of your success…. Read more »

Invoice Follow-Up Made Easier

by Anna |

We know that as a freelancer, you depend on getting paid on time. This is why we want to make it easy for you to follow up on unpaid invoices. We’ve released two updates with this goal in mind… 1. “Deleted” Invoices Become “Rejected” It’s amazing the difference one word can make! An invoice that… Read more »

A Clearer Work Room View

by Anna |

Are you managing several gurus working on the same job? Now you can see with a glance what requires your attention right from the job overview page. What’s New? Each guru has their own tile with links to the work room. Each gurus’ SafePay balance is displayed prominently. Orange alerts show you what’s new and what needs your… Read more »