Thursday, August 18, 2011

Microsoft Learning with Elance

Microsoft Learning is working with Elance, an online employment platform for freelancers and consultants, to help MCPs find work in the cloud. A group specific to MCPs will be created on the platform and validated through your Virtual Business Card.

Microsoft partners and customers are looking to hire MCPs for remote contract based hourly and statement of work (SOW) work. Contractors have earned more than $US450 million to-date through Elance. Thousands of projects that are perfectly suited to MCPs are available on Elance now. Elance is free to join and offers you the opportunity to:

    Find Work: Efficient process to submit proposals for jobs actively hiring.
    Build Your Portfolio: Create an online profile to showcase skills, experience and work history.
    Work Online: Workrooms to share all of your files and communications.
    Get Paid: Fast and secure payments in the cloud using Elance escrow and automated billing.

To learn more about the Elance platform, click here. We're excited to bring you this outstanding new resource to help you find great projects that leverage your Microsoft expertise!

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