Congratulations on your new job! Many new raters ask the same questions time and again after gettinghired. This informal handbook was written by an active rater for new raters.
This document is not official and should not be considered as such.
Whoa, I got a work-at-home job! Who are these people anyway? Is this ascam?
Leapforce has been in business since 2009, hiring Search Engine Evaluators to complete tasks that helpthe client refine search algorithms. Several Leapforce raters have been working with the company formore than four years and many have been working with Leapforce for 2+ years. Leapforce works withraters throughout the U.S. and abroad. Although the rating interface has been through variouspermutations, the goal has always been the same: to improve the quality of search results for Internetusers everywhere.You are a Search Engine Evaluator. You are an
for Leapforce, as opposed to an
. You help the client test algorithms before they are launched to the public as a whole.Human input is needed to perfect new search methodologies.
When do I get paid?
You are paid each month within 30 days of your invoice being submitted and approved. Fortunately, thepayment cycles are usually much faster than that. If your invoice is approved, you can expect to be paidanywhere from the 15
to the 25
most months. Keep in mind, though, that Leapforce does have thefull 30 days in which to pay you
—don’t budget for an early paycheck.
You will be paid by direct deposit. Each month the process goes like this:1.
You submit your invoice on the
tab. Remember to select the project type (e.g.
“Yukon” or “Orange”) and to abbreviate EXP (Experimental), SxS (Side
-by-Side), or RR (Result
Review) in the description field. Some tasks are labeled both “Experimental” AND “Side
Side”. You should record the task type based on what the text next to the “Acquire if Available”
button on the rater homepage read.If you complete multiple task types in one sitting, separate them with a comma.EXAMPLE: SxS, RR, EXP, SxS, EXP