Careers at PeoplePerHour

PeoplePerHour is the UK's leading marketplace for freelance hiring. With a community of over 1.5MM freelancers worldwide we empower businesses large and small to hire talent on-demand thereby remaining lean and flexible.

Our mission is allow people to achieve their dream of gaining financial independence working from anywhere at any time with anyone they chose to. We believe this is the future of work.

Founded in 2008 we have raised over $10m in funding from a mix of prominent angels and VCs (Index) and angel investors. The company is now is now profitable and growing internationally.

The company and its founder has been featured multiple times on BBC News CNN Bloomberg Forbes ABC News Wall Street Journal Financial Times Inc. Wired Magazine Tech Crunch the Guardian Telegraph to name just a few. For full list of coverage see here

Our values

Our company culture matters more than anything to us. We only hire people who share our core values, no matter if they are superstars. You will fit in if you are someone who:

  1. Loves Brutal honesty 
  2. Hates sugarcoating
  3. Hates pointing fingers
  4. Hates fluffing. Says it like it is with brutal honesty
  5. Acts like an owner
  6. Doesn’t sit around waiting to be told what to do 
  7. Is selfless: don’t just cover your own back. Always put yourself last
  8. Cares about the business and its overall success 
  9. Picks garbage off the floor
  10. Is Accountable 
  11. Do what you say & commit to. Gets it done!
  12. Resourceful & scrappy. Doesn’t need handholding. Will find a way 
  13. Goal orientated. Sets and hits targets
  14. Constantly raises the bar 
  15. Is curious and inquisitive. Always questioning: how can we do this better?  
  16. Finds ways to improve the status quo
  17. Goes above and beyond what’s given to him/her
  18. Thinks outside the box and loves innovation 
  19. Self-reflective and improves a little every day 
  20. Is a Team player
  21. Is a clear communicator. You care about whether the other person understood, not just what they said 
  22. Shows empathy: You care and don’t just throw the ball over the fence 
  23. Makes an effort to gel and bond with the team 

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