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Freedom to work on your own time but not stable

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Like the freedom to work on your own time but there were not enough assignments to make it a livable income. Location dependent. Contract is extended every 6 months.
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Market Customization

Fair paying job for the amount of work. Very versatile in opportunities to work your own schedule. Team leads were always responsive and there is minor room for growth.
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  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Time and location flexibility
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  • Feeling of personal appreciation
  • Support from manager
  • Supportive environment

Get involved with exciting tasks for almost nothing

The tasks don't pay enough for your time and effort. You are training replacements for hard workers at a fraction of a dollar. Sometimes what little you do earn won't come in for the pay period, despite being approved at the correct time. Communication is far too slow considering you will be dealing with time-sensitive tasks. The one good thing is you may end up with interesting projects. I enjoyed the work, and may have enjoyed it more if I were appropriately compensated.
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Very flexible and self directed

This is a great place to work especially if you're a good self directed worker. The only downside is the work is unreliable in that you don't always have the opportunity to work on a good paying project.
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Great place to work with lots of flexibility

Appen is a great place to work. It's a very flexible work environment and the work itself is not too demanding. There are also many opportunities for growth and professional development.
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Web search evaluators have an important role in ensuring the accuracy, quality and relevance of information found in the results of search engine queries. A career as a web search evaluator can be a flexible and rewarding experience for individuals interested in research and analytics, current events and computer science.
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Got to work on different types of projects, each was pretty unique. Very flexible schedule wise, had to know what you were doing or you can be dropped from a project without notice.
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Fun place

It’s own perk and everything you get at this job. Work and fast pace as per position. You can stay for longer with salary increase in benefits and other
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L'environnement du travail agréable

L'environnement du travail est agréable et facile d'utilisation
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Perdez pas votre temps...ils ne valorisent aucunement votre temps et systeme totalement inneficace.

Au départ ca semble bien prometteur...puis la paperasse commence, des formulaires, signez ceci, signez cela, un autre courriel, installer l'application mobile, un autre courriel, un code d'accès qui ne marche pas, un autre code d'accès...et finalement par le temps que vous commencez a travailler sur votre premier projet, vous avez déja passer plus de 2h non facturable. Ensuite pour les projets, on indique un estimé de temps pour la tache, mais cest tout a fait irréaliste. Vous ferez jamais le salaire annoncé et en plus, vous avez toujours de la documentation a lire et de la préparation, qui n'est pas facturable non plus. Perdez pas votre temps avec cette entreprise, ils prennent des jours a répondre a vos courriels...tout est lent et pénible. J'ai perdu des heures...jai meme compléter un projet sur l'application mobile, et aucune confirmation de rien et j'me suis jamais rendu a faire une facture.
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Garbage company

Three "jobs" were advertised and when I clicked on them they weren't available. If you want to waste your time and make no money then this job is perfect for you.




-Waste of time -Cannot earn money
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Side hustle

Working for Appen is very contract-type work where you apply to projects and go through qualifications in order to participate. The projects go for an unknown amount of time.




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Fun work, very little pay

I worked for Appen as an ad evaluator. All I did was answer specific questions about different posts and ads on social media. It was actually really fun work, and I loved that I could work when I wanted instead of having to revolve my life around my work hours. On the flip side, they did not pay very much at all. It was also per hour, so if you were quick and efficient at your work (like I was), you actually got LESS pay. We rated the posts in groups called batches, so in this case, it would have been better if they paid a standard rate per batch instead of per hour. They also only paid once a month.And it was really hard to get the job in the first place. The assignment only lasted about 4 months, and once it was over, I could never get another gig. I did really well with the ad evaluation, so I thought that would give me a foot in the door for more gigs, but it didn't. I was never able to pick up another assignment. I know other people who have been applying with them for years, and have still never gotten an assignment. So there's no real opportunity for advancement or even ongoing work. Once you're done, you're done.Would've been a better side hustle if they paid more, had longer assignments, and/or offered more work once you've completed your initial assignment. I don't think they put any effort into retaining contractors because they know there are so many others out there who want to work at Appen.


Fun work; can choose your own work schedule


Low pay; short assignments; only paid once a month; no job retention or room for advancement
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Appen est une grande entreprise

Appen aide plus que deux millions employés à travailler à domicile .


Jobs à domicile


Toutes les gens travaillent
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Avaliação bem satisfatória

Digitação de textos, perguntas cabíveis e relacionadas aos trabalhos da empresa.


Você pode trabalhar no conforto da sua casa.


Ñ há muito oq dzr, a empresa se revela exelente.
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To work for Appen is like a lottery , you never know when and how much you’ll get

It’s nice to have on my resume APPEN, I’m very proud to be a part of the team. But it’s not that great to constantly waiting for an any project. I work for them almost three years. they hired me for the special project which long for about a year. I was happy to see over 1K monthly . One day I just got an email in one day the project be done so there is no job for me anymore. That was a couple years ago, and I’m still there having once’s a while my translation evaluation project, but I never know if I am in or not’ or I am still in “ a waiting room “ and how much work they would give me this month. So.... you never now if they get you y There or not. This month i made about 50 bucks


Remote work at home . You’re never late to work. Good paying


Waiting for project to work none responsive management
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Excellent Work From Home Experience

Me-myself enjoys the Appen experience. It is interesting to work with internet technologies and gain experience with AI. Working from home gives me-myself the freedom to work my own time improving my leadership and quality of life.
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Great Online Job

Many people around the world work for this company have been a great online company for many years. I've been with Appen since 2015 and have worked only online in my home and they have always paid me bt directly deposited in my bank. They did this all over the world and many Nations work for them online.
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4.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.9 out of 5 stars for Management
3.1 out of 5 stars for Culture

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