Paying your freelancer for his services is an important aspect of the hiring process that often gets overlooked. There are various ways you can do this with a lot of options.
For instance, PayPal only offers their services in certain countries, so if you were thinking of using PayPal to pay your freelancer you need to check if it is available in their country.
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First, speak with your freelancer and ask them what the most convenient way is for them, money transfer, cheque or cash. It will depend on where they are geographically located.
Today, we will take a look at the most popular payment methods for you to explore.
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However, be warned they have a reputation of poor customer service and to set up an account is difficult and time consuming with lots of slow verification and identity checks.
To transfer money globally, Western Union is another popular service. The upside is that they have convenient physical addresses where you can go and collect your money, you can also do transfers online. There is also the option to send money to a bank account. They do charge a fee starting from $5 capping at $10. Finding the location of your nearest Western Union is easy just look for the familiar yellow-fronted shop windows that are on most high streets.
Knowing beforehand all your payment options is the key to arranging the best and most convenient ways to pay your freelancer.