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					oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers

Question:
What are the benefits of logging hours and getting paid through oDesk?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/332



      a.   Your payment is guaranteed if your hours are logged correctly in the oDesk Team client.

      b.   Build up your feedback and work history on oDesk so you become more marketable to future buyers.

      c.   oDesk offers multiple payment options that are flexible and work all over the world.

      d.   All of the above

Question:
Which of the following statements regarding the oDesk User Obligations is TRUE?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/358



      a.   Sharing a single oDesk user account among multiple individuals IS allowed.

      b.   Soliciting oDesk buyers to contact you directly in order to work outside of oDesk is NOT allowed.

      c.   Importing to or exporting from the oDesk feedback system IS allowed.

      d.   All of the above.

Question:
Which of the following actions are NOT allowed when bidding or applying to job openings?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/359




      a.   Submitting unreasonably low bids or test bids

      b.   Submitting non-customized cover letters with no relevance to the actual job opening

      c.   Disclosing your personal contact information

      d.   Bidding or applying to assignments which you are unqualified for

      e.   Bidding or applying to assignments that you can not deliver in the timeframe specified

      f.   All of the above

Question:
Which of the following statements are correct about oDesk Fees?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/95



      a.   oDesk Fees are 10% of the Charge Rate of all Hourly Payments

      b.   oDesk Fees are 10% of the Charged Amount of all Bonus Payments

      c.   oDesk Fees are 10% of the Charge Amount of all Fixed Payments
      d.   All of the above

Question:
Which of the following statements regarding oDesk's dispute resolution policy are true?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/118




      a. oDesk has a dispute resolution policy for Hourly based jobs.

      b. All disputes for any given work week must be initiated by the following Thursday at midnight GMT. Any
         billed hours that do not fall within these criteria may not be disputed.
      c. Disputes made based on missed deadlines or inaccurate time estimates must be handled between the buyer
         and provider directly.
      d. In the event of a dispute, oDesk will evaluate the provider's Work Diary to determine the validity of work
         completed.
      e. If the dispute is awarded to the provider, all pending hours will be credited to the provider.

      f.   All of the above

Question:
What should you do BEFORE you submit a Help Ticket with oDesk support?
http://www.odesk.com/help/ticket



      a.   Read the FAQ at http://www.odesk.com/w/faqs

      b.   Check out "What's New" for recent changes at http://www.odesk.com/whatsnew

      c.   Search through the Community Help Center at http://www.odesk.com/help

      d.                      non
           All of the above
Question:
What should you do BEFORE you start applying to jobs?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/111



      a.   Download and setup oDesk Tools

      b.   Become oDesk Ready by passing the oDesk Readiness Test

      c.   Complete your Profile to the best of your ability

      d.   Take oDesk skill tests and/or add Skills Certifications

      e.   Add works samples to your Portfolio

      f.   All of the above

Question:
When you apply to jobs on oDesk, how do you maximize your chances of getting hired?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/111



      a.   Always maintain and update all sections of your oDesk profile, including your current availability and
           most recent portfolio.
      b.   Take oDesk online skill tests that are relevant to the jobs you're looking for.

      c.   Carefully review every job description and only apply if you're truly qualified.

      d.                      non
           All of the above
Question:
Which of the following statements regarding the job application quota are true?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/298



      a.   One way to increase your application quota is by passing oDesk tests and making them public

      b.   Your job application quota is replenished every 3 business days

      c.   The maximum application quota is 5 per week

      d.   Buyer-initiated invitations also count against your job application quota.

      e.   All of the above

Question:
After you've applied to jobs, how will you be contacted by interested Buyers?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/333




      a.   You will be added to the Buyer's team as soon as you apply. Buyer will contact you through the Team
           Room
      b. If the Buyer decides to interview you, oDesk will email you and the Buyer each other's contact
         information and update the job in My Candidacies list
      c.   oDesk will email you to set up a phone interview

      d. Buyer will email you to set up a phone interview

      e.                                                 non
           Buyer will just call your phone at any time
Question:
Which of the following statements about oDesk Team are TRUE?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/130




      a. Providers use oDesk Team to log their online work activity for hourly assignments.

      b. oDesk Team is integrated with oDesk's billing and payment system and is used to generate weekly Time
         Logs that are automatically sent to buyers
      c. The use of oDesk Team is mandatory for hourly jobs and payment of time properly logged in oDesk
         Team is guaranteed by oDesk.
      d. It is available as a free download from http://www.odesk.com/community/downloads

      e. oDesk Team client contains a full range of privacy controls that allow you to record and expose only
         work-related screen shots.
      f.   All of the above

Question:
If you have not already done so, please download and install oDesk Team. With the client running, right click on the
oDesk Team icon in the system tray (or dock for Mac users). Which of the following options is listed first? Note that
you do NOT have to actually log into any Team Room to answer this question.
http://www.odesk.com/community/downloads



      a.   Meter...

      b.   Preferences...

      c.   Memo...

      d.   TeamRoom...

      e.   WorkDiary...

Question:
Which of the following statements are true about the Weekly Limits set on hourly assignments by the buyer?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/347



      a.   Only hours within the Weekly Limit are subject to the oDesk payment guarantee.

      b. Hours worked beyond the Weekly Limit can still be logged by the oDesk Team client but will NOT be
         automatically billed to the buyer.
      c.   You need to get prior consent from your buyer to work over the Weekly Limit and the buyer will need to
           issue a bonus payment for your overtime.
      d.                       non
           All of the above.
Question:
How do you report and bill time for your hourly jobs?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/154



      a. Maintain your own log of hours spent on the assignment and send weekly emails to the Buyer.

      b. Maintain your own log of hours spent on the assignment and send weekly emails to oDesk support.

      c. Run the oDesk Team client when working on your hourly assignment at all times. Weekly invoices will
                                                               non
           be generated automatically and sent to the buyer.
Question:
Which of the following is true of your oDesk Time Log?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/154



      a. It details the work you've performed in a specific time period.

      b. It lists any fixed price jobs completed last week.

      c. Offline time can be added to any day of week but it should be done before Monday at noon GMT of the
         following week because Time Logs become frozen at this moment.
      d. Once your Time Log is frozen, you cannot edit the hours worked or text memos.

      e. All of the above

Question:
Which of the following statements are true of adding offline time for an hourly assignment?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/99



      a.   Logging offline time is usually an acceptable substitute for logging time in oDesk Team

      b.   oDesk does NOT guarantee payment of offline time if Buyer should dispute it in the future

      c.   Offline time is added by emailing oDesk support and CCing the buyer

      d.                       non
           All of the above.
This question is based upon the figure shown below




Question:
What information does this section of the Work Diary convey?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/149



      a.   Level of mouse and keyboard activity during the 10-minute increment

      b.   Work memo entered by Provider

      c.   Active window on the Provider's desktop at the time of capture

      d.   Thumbnail view of the screen capture

      e.   Time the capture was taken

      f.   Indication of whether the logged time is subject to the oDesk payment guarantee

      g.   All of the above




Question:
Which of the following statements are true of deleting mistakenly logged time in your Work Diary?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/156
      a. You have until Monday 12pm GMT (noon) of the following week to remove all non-work related time
         from the Work Diary
      b. If you missed the deadline for adjusting the time log then you will have to issue a refund to the buyer

      c. To delete time, right-click on system tray menu of oDesk Team, select Work Diary, select every screen
         that should be removed, and click the delete button at the top.
      d. All of the above

Question:
Which of the following statements regarding Provider feedback on oDesk are true?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/170



      a. A provider's overall feedback score is simply an un-weighted arithmetic average of his assignment scores.

      b. Providers have the ability to hide comments from public view but scores are ALWAYS public

      c.   Feedbacks on an assignment become visible ONLY after both buyer and provider have submitted
           feedbacks for each other, no matter how long that takes.
Question:
What do you need to do to ensure guaranteed payment on hourly jobs?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/266



      a.   Run the oDesk Team client at all times when working on an hourly assignment.

      b.   Enter meaningful work memos that show the buyer what work you were doing at any given time interval.

      c.   Maintain a clean Work Diary. Delete any idle or non-assignment related time that was logged
           accidentally
      d.   All of the above.

his question is based upon the figure shown below




Question:
Why is the screenshot from the Work Diary disqualified for guaranteed payment?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/266
      a.   Time appears unrelated to work (User is browsing the Internet)

      b.   User entered offline time (Yellow indicator)

      c.   No work memo

      d.   Time is idle (Yellow indicator)

      e.   Activity level is below 5 (Green meter)

Question:
Which of the following payment methods are available on oDesk?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/273



      a.   ACH

      b.   Moneybookers

      c.   PayPal

      d.   oDesk Debit MasterCard (Payoneer)

      e.   Wire transfers

      f.   All of the above

Question:
Put the following events in the proper sequential order, with respect to the payment for an hourly job.
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/272
1) The buyer sees $X in pending debit
2) The buyer's invoice becomes due
3) The provider receives his/her Time Log for the week's work.
4) The provider will see a positive balance in "Your Balance" box on the top left of Provider Console, indicating
that the provider's earnings are now available for withdraw.
5) Deadline for adding offline time and removing non-work time to the Work Diary



      a.   1, 2, 3, 4, 5

      b.   5, 3, 1, 2, 4

      c.   3, 5, 1, 2, 4

Question:
Can I start my own Company on oDesk? (Check all that apply)
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/340



      a.   Yes - build and manage teams of providers, colleagues and collaborators and/or subcontract oDesk
           providers to other oDesk buyers (and take a markup).
      b.   No - oDesk is for independent freelancers ONLY.

Question:
What are the benefits of working as a Provider Company on oDesk?
http://www.odesk.com/help/help/permalink/343
a.   Access to thousands of job openings posted by top companies from around the world

b.   Utilization of oDesk tools to automate your recruitment, management, and payment processes.

c.   Reduce your costs of sales and marketing and lower overhead costs

d.   Hourly work with guaranteed payment

e.   No membership fees

f.   All of the above

				
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