To assess the fantastic talent that applied for your job, you can go to the My Jobs - Job Postings page, where you'll find all your posted jobs.
Click on the job you want to see, and you'll find all the received proposals. You can click the envelope icon you find on each proposal/independent contractor and use that option to reach out to them:
You can contact the independent contractor using the text message, call or video call features:
You can also easily access the chats page by clicking on the envelope icon on the top right corner or the Chats option on the bottom right corner:
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