FAQs

What are the criteria for posting a project?
We ask the companies to provide  for a detailed description of the consulting services they are seeking for every project. The more clear companies are abou...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:56 PM
How much does it cost to post a project?
Posting a project is free.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:56 PM
Is there a commitment to hire when project is posted?
You aren’t committed to contract with anyone if you don’t find a qualified consultant for your project. However, we can help to identify more consultants if...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:57 PM
How does the matching process work?
When posting a new project, the manager at the company must select the skills and expertise they are seeking in a consultant. Members must also select thei...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:57 PM
Why can’t I see all of the members?
You only receive pitches members who are relevant to your project and who are interested and available to provide their services. We hope that by proposing...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:57 PM
What are the next steps after I post a project?
As soon as your project is approved you will start to receive emails with pitches directly from interested and available members. If you are interested in i...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:58 PM
How much do members charge for their services?
Members’ rates vary substantially based on their skills and experience level and the time commitment for the project. The fees typically range from $75-$200...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:59 PM
How is the payment schedule determined?
Companies negotiate with the consultants directly regarding the fee for the consultant’s services and the payment structure. The Second Shift processes all ...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:59 PM
I need someone full-time. Can you help me with that?
Depending on the specifics of the role, we can work with you on full-time placements. For these roles, we act as a third party recruiter and charge a fee b...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 12:59 PM
Do I have to accept a pitch “as is” or can I propose changes?
You may negotiate fees, timelines and project requirements directly with the selected consultant. 
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 1:00 PM