For Anyone who wants to outsource anything is having a battle in his mind – Freelancer Vs Agency? This is not just a question it’s your product future and it can’t be decided by just flipping a coin or any other magical wand.
Hiring freelancer is having their own benefits while hiring an agency is having their own share of perks along with their respective cons.
Let’s have a head to head battle for Freelancer Vs Agency [Infographics].
Let’s Talk about each point in Detail:
Pricing: Freelancer charges less than any particular agency because they don’t have to maintain their offices, staff and any other non-productive things while Agencies are having a big team along with office space and other liabilities which add ups with your project costing. Hiring Freelancer is the best solution for startups and small-scale business.
Flexibility: Freelancers are more flexible than agencies as they are not bound to any office hours or any 9 to 5 shift. Freelancers easily accommodate themselves with the client’s requirements on the other hand agencies are having rigid timeliness and working hours for their employees’ Job satisfaction.
Experience: It’s hard to find a freelancer with some decent experience for any particular Job.You need to spend more time to search for a Top Talent. For this, you need to check their profile ratings and portfolio while Agencies are having some well-experienced professional with some expert mentorship but “everything comes with a price“. If you are having a tight budget and was unable to find a good freelancer I would suggest you Post your Project and choose Recruiter Addon and we will hire some Top Talent within your budget.
Quality: While hiring a freelancer you might end up with the amateur has to ask for a refund (Don’t worry we will never release the payment unless you are 100% satisfied) but this will cost you some time killing while hiring an Agency the chances of refund is very low.
Communication: Communication between employer and freelancer are semi-formal or informal which is really good for better understanding the need for the product and hence better development. It also helps you to make long-term professional relations but with Agencies, the communication is purely formal and there is always a delay while responding to your query.
Well, This was our head to head comparison for Freelancer Vs Agency – A long debate since the beginning of gig economy.