Thanks to these pros as well! We heard similar things from you about paying after getting hired. See above for my response to your post.
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And thank you to these pros with similar input too! We appreciate your feedback! See above for my response to your post.
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Thumbtack says, "Let me explain more about why we don’t charge you once you’re hired. The main reason is that we don’t know when a customer hires you. " Okay, fine. Please figure out a way to do this. It's not rocket science! Work-arounds are easy to figure out, and Thumbtack isn't even trying. Instead, Thumbtack is sending out unconvincing videos of people reading a lousy script from a teleprompter. Why not have an actual Thumbtack person talk to us like we are intelligent?
Simple answer - they would not trust us to report our hires because their behavior has not been trustworthy. They think that we think like they think because that's the way they think! It's a very simple thing to send a follow up email to the customer asking if they were hired. Gigmasters works on a pay-for-hire system and you pay them a 20% fee. It can be done.
The interesting thing is that I was told by several TT employeses that they are working towards a pay-for-hire system and that is why all this transitional stuff is so messy - they're hobbling along, halfway there, so the system isn't running fully yet, but when it does, it will all be great and all the issues will be resolved. Now it seems that we are NOT on our way to a pay-for-hire system! So, was that a lie, or did they discover half way through that its way more profitable with the current transitional system, so there's no need to implement the original plan? Either way, they are not being honest about what's going on becaucse we keep hearing contradictory info all direct from TT. Hence my statement that if they are not be honest with us about what is going on, they are not of the mindset to believe that we would be honest in reporting the hires.
I have a travel business and I agree with many of the other posts. I wish we could rate bidders as many are tire kickers. In my category I can't just put a quote out there with specific information, dates, ages of travelers, etc. and the new set-up stinks since you never know what you will get and just isn't as fruitful as it was a year or two ago.
I would love to see you go back to the $3.33 up to $5.00. As I have mentioned to your staff in the past, I get so agitated when a customer asks me questions that are posted on my profile and website. This type of conversations, mark me as being contacted when we are just providing a FREE consultation (which is already listed on profile or website). $12.80 out of pocket for the professional, just to find out that (customer) has chosen someone else.