Freelancing – Offshore ICT related Jobs

The Offshore Outsourcing with Marketplaces Workshop Provides:

  • with an interest to know about Freelance Marketplaces
  • who wants to know how to win your first job in oDesk
  • who wants to learn from experts with years of experience
  • all newcomers who wants to build up an Online Career
Resource Person:
Shah Imraul Kaeesh
Managing Director.

Who Can Participate?
Anyone can join who has the interest to know the details of this opportunity
  • Technical Skill: Must have the fluent operating skill of Computer
  • Must have the skill to use internet
  • Academic: SSC or Equivalent Certificate
  • Must bring your laptop for assignment works
Used Tool

Own Laptop Preferable

Course Outline

Details of Freelancing:

  • What is Freelancing?
  • Why people outsource services?

Freelance Marketplaces: Which one to choose & why

  • oDesk
  • Elance

Job Opportunities:

  • How Freelance Job Opportunities are increasing day by day?
  • Major working domains like programming, web development, graphics design, online marketing, content writing, virtual assistance etc.

Quality of a Freelancer:

  • Self-discipline
  • Patience
  • Time management skills
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • Communication skills

Future of a Freelancer

  • Who needs Freelancer?
  • Freelance Economy
  • Skills and affordability

Personal and Agency Account facts:

  • Merits and Demerits of a Personal Account.
  • Merits and Demerits of an Agency Account.

Marketplace (oDesk)

Introduction to oDesk:

  • oDesk Popularity
  • Secure and quick payment
  • Free Membership
  • Friendly Work Tools

Creating a new account:

  • Name, Email ID and Verification

Summary of a Profile:

  • Profile idea.
  • Advantages of having a Profile.

Creating a professional profile (skill based):

  • Freelancer’s Title
  • Freelancer’s Portrait.
  • Overview
  • Video
  • Skill
  • Portfolio etc


  • Legal Documents


  • oDesk Readiness Test
  • Skill Based Tests

Payment Withdrawal Process:

  • Discussion on different Payment Methods
  • Verification (Bank Account)

Job Search

Job Search Process:

  • oDesk Menu (Find Work)
  • Advance Search
  • Keywords based search

Hourly and Fixed Price Jobs:

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Hourly Jobs.
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Fixed Price Jobs.

Client Details:

  • What information you need to check about a Client

Applying for a Job:

  • Job Details.
  • Requirements
  • Provided Documents

Cover Letter:

  • Cover Letter Plan for Hourly Jobs.
  • Cover Letter Plan for Fixed Price Jobs.


  • How to fix hourly rate for a job.
  • Fixed Price job rate.
  • Upfront Payments.


Direct Interview:

  • What is Direct Interview?
  • How to respond?

Meet up (Communication) & Expression:

  • Pronunciation
  • Facial Expression
  • Message/Private Message
  • Skype / Google talk.

Work Details:

  • Proof of your experience.


  • Headphone with working mic
  • Webcam.


oDesk Menu:

  • My Jobs
  • Work Diary.
  • Manual Hours.
  • Delete Time.

oDesk Team Software:

  • Download & using procedure


  • Client’s works, demands and deadline.


  • Preferred way
  • Time.

Project Delivery / Weekly Updates:

  • After Completing Works and updates.

Feedback (after completing a job)

  • Rating

Friendly Communication

  • Relationship.

Payment Withdraw Details

Transaction Story:

  • Details about every transaction.
  • Withdrawal Process.

oDesk Agency

        Creating an Agency:

  • Advantages of an Agency.

Creating a Team:

  • Bunch of Skilled Freelancers.

Agency Owner Work:

  • Communication.
  • Hourly Rate.
  • Maintenance.

oDesk Rules & Guidelines:

  • Profile Rules.
  • Cover Letter Rules.
  • Guarantee Facts.

oDesk Help Center:

  • Getting to know oDesk Help Center
  • Getting to know active local groups
  • Other Accessories (Google Doc, Skype, Gtalk, Dropbox)