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Leapforce/Appen vs Lionbridge vs Raterlabs comparison post
This blog post seeks to find out which amongst the three is the best company to work for when it comes to search engine evaluation work.
Please note that Leapforce as a company no longer exists. It has been acquired by Appen and its website, logo and everything has been branded as Appen now.
So Leapforce and Appen are the same thing here.
And honestly, every company has there own pros and cons.
Look at the table below to find out which one suits you.
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|Hires worldwide for all positions except Americans who wants to work as search engine evaluator.||Hires worldwide for all positions except Americans who wants to work as search engine evaluator.||Only for Americans|
|One can work for unlimited number of hours except for Brazilians who are limited to 10-20 hours per week.||Their hours are limited, ranging from 20 – 30 hours per week.|
They give bonus hours of up to 15 hours per week when the task load is high.
|Fixed 26 hours per week|
|Apart from search engine evaluator position one can work in multiple projects at the same time.||Has multiple projects but one person can only work at one project at a time.||
Only search engine evaluator project is available.
|Candidates are hired as independent contractors for 6 months.||Candidates are hired as independent contractors for 12 months.||Hired as part-time employees.|
|Pay rate ranges from $3/hr to $13 per hour.|
Indians are paid $3/hr, Americans are paid up to $11/hr while Europeans are paid up to $13/hr
|Pay rate ranges from $6.81/hr to $13 per hour.|
Indians are paid $6.81/hr, Americans are paid up to $12/hr while Europeans are paid up to $13/hr
$11 - $13/ hr depending on which state you are.
|Pays $25 per referral.||No referral program||They do have a referral program|
|Paid via Payoneer under NET 15 days terms||Paid via direct bank transfer under NET 45 days terms||Paid via Payoneer/direct transfer under NET 15 days term|
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