Workflow visibilityElance supports the entire freelancer lifecycle - from sourcing, to hiring, to establishing terms, to work delivery and payments, all the way through to rating with feedback; every step is documented and visible.
Work Authorization - Set approval thresholds for weekly hours
Users and Permissions - Limit access to sensitive financial information by user role
Contract Management - Maintain an auditable record of contract changes
Legal protectionEvery freelancer on Elance agrees to a contract that protects both parties with default provisions including:
- Intellectual property protection for the client
- Ownership rights assigned to the client upon payment
- Worker relationship classified as "Work-for-Hire"