If you choose the freelance/direct model, freelance.com doesn't interfere in the hiring process or in the process of the well execution of the project. With this model, you will need to directly manage and deal with a situation with the contractor in question. In fact, by choosing this model, as its name indicates, the employer is in direct contact with the contractor.
However, if you choose the freelance/Corp model, a Business Manager will handle any situation. The Business Manager is an intermediary between the employer and the contractor throughout the whole hiring process and then during the validation. The Business Manager is a great support and help for the employer to find and choose the suitable candidate for the job and to make sure that the entire process goes perfectly.
If the contractor does not seem to understand the objectives of the job, under the freelance/direct model, you must find a solution directly with the contractor.
Under the freelance/corp model, freelance.com will endeavor to replace the contractor without any additional costs in order that the original job can be successfully completed.
If the issue of the contractor not sending the reports on the sepcified dates occurs, under the freelance/direct model, you must find a solution directly with the contractor.
Under the freelance/corp model, freelance.com ensures that all reports as defined in the contract between the employer and the freelance contractor are regularly sent.
This is an integral part of the payment terms for the contractor.