Your Agreement Ties The Knot Between Your Employer and You

Accepting a job is a little bit like entering into a marriage. As with any relationship, communication is key, and if you want a ‘happily ever after’, you need to set expectations up front. Now that we’ve rolled out our improved payment system, agreements are more powerful than ever. They lay the foundation for everything… Read more »

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Transfer Funds to Team Members, For Free!

Your cash account has gotten quite the upgrade! Sure, we’ve made it easy to access and download all of your transaction history. But the new feature that makes us the most proud lets you pay team members, at no additional cost to you! When you withdraw from your cash account, you can send funds to your… Read more »

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Quick Note About Withdrawing Funds to PayPal

We’re happy to announce that the long-awaited upgrades to our payment system are now live! One update comes in the form of verified payment methods. You’ll notice if you try to withdraw funds to PayPal, you’ll be asked to sign in to your PayPal account and opt in to the Billing Agreement. This takes just a… Read more »

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Invoice Auto-Pay: The End of Chasing Payments

We’re happy to announce that next week we’re improving invoice auto-pay with the introduction of verified payment methods! When you work with an employer with a verified payment method, we will make sure there are always enough funds in SafePay to pay your invoices. How it’ll work: Once a milestone or time-based invoice is created, we will make sure SafePay has enough… Read more »

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Better Payment Protection with Verified Payment Methods

We’ve heard your requests for employer verification, which is why we’re happy to announce that on Oct. 12th, we’re introducing verified payment methods. Look for the blue “verified” icon on jobs to identify employers who have a verified payment method on file. Your invoices for these jobs will be automatically funded and paid through invoice… Read more »

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Quick Tip: Add Audio and Video to Your Profile

Uploading images and documents to your profile is great, but adding audio and video will really bring it to life! You can add content from YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, or any other website by copying the embed code and pasting it in your profile. There are two places where you can embed multimedia on your profile: Option 1: Your Overview Showcase… Read more »

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