Easily find HR Consultants On-Demand

One Circle offers access to a range of top HR consultants across the full spectrum of the employment lifecycle.

Post your project at no cost. Immediately, HR experts interested to work on your project will be in touch over One Circle platform. Alternatively, you can browse through the HR talent base available on our site and make a direct offer to an HR expert instead. All you need is to choose a HR area of expertise you might be interested in, explore projects similar to what you are looking for and directly contact consultants.

Browse HR consultants’ profiles. Chat in real-time. Compare proposals / skills / expertise and select the best match for your project. Award your project, give the right brief and your HR consultant starts work.

Pay safely using our Milestone Payment system – we release payment on your behalf according to a schedule of goals you set or pay only upon completion. You are in control, so you get to make the decisions.

There are measures in place to assure you that One Circle is a fair and reliable HR talent marketplace.
We have a process to verify that consultants are who they say they are, and you also have access to information that gives you a sense of each consultant’s skill level. This includes:

  • Authenticating their email address.
  • Authenticating their residence address.
  • Authenticating their bank account details.
  • Each consultant is free to negotiate their own project fee. You may still want to negotiate the overall project fee as consultants may accept a lower offer if the project sounds exciting to them.
  • Transparency in providing each consultant project success scores and client feedback on past projects.
  • Our platform messaging option provides you with the possibility of requesting a sample of their work or asking further questions to dig deeper into their experience and capabilities.
  • One Circle provides you with insights on the consultant’s personality profile to get a better sense of the person you are dealing with.

In short, engaging a consultant through One Circle, requires less screening of prospective individuals, than if you hired an employee through traditional means. It is however, in your best interest to ensure their skills and experience meet the needs of your specific project. Bespoke screening questions can be included in your initial project post and One Circle platform provides you with chat tools to interview finalists, if you chose. In the event of you facing any challenges, we are always here to help, through our chatting option.

Yes, with our premium membership we select talent to meet your specific needs.

Yes, we select the right consultants to assist on your specific need, then plan a virtual roundtable discussion, that’s enabled through video conferencing. You will be able to share your query and seek their expert opinion.

Hire the best HR expert on a freelancing basis

Invite shortlisted HR consultants to submit their motivations and conceptual design approach, then review and engage the selected one.

  • Browse profiles. View finalists’ profiles to see their ratings, portfolios, recommendations, project success scores, personality profiling and more.
  • Review motivations. Evaluate the fees requested, taking into account each HR consultant’s qualifications, the work process itself, project plan, and overall cost.
  • Schedule a chat. If needed, you can still schedule a chat with your shortlisted consultant to ask specific questions, determine who’s the best fit, and contract.

You can evaluate HR consultants by reviewing their One Circle profile. Each consultant in our workspace has a One Circle profile. It includes work experience, HR specialization, industries and geographies covered, client feedback, personality profiling, and much more. You also have the option to request a quick interview via chat with your top candidates to answer questions related to your project.

After you sign up, whether at no cost or premium, find your consultant of choice and click the “Hire” button to get started. Watch our how-to video series on the main page to learn more.

Each project has an online workspace shared by you and your selected HR consultant, allowing you to:

  • Send and receive files in a secure environment
  • Share feedback in real time using the One Circle chat option to communicate

Pay easily, with peace of mind

One Circle operates a fixed price model for the entire project – you agree on the fees directly with your consultant. You use our payment service to release funds as per the set milestones or on overall project as agreed with your consultant.

  • Simplified global payment. We facilitate payment to consultants anywhere around the world.
  • One Circle Payment Assurance. We only release payment for work you authorize.
  • Invoicing and reporting. We provide access to your invoices and transaction history.

One Circle makes paying consultants simple and secure. Choose to pay using MasterCard, Visa, or EFT. Payments are subject to a 3.5% processing fee.

Yes, all payments to consultants have invoices that can be downloaded or printed.

You should not be responsible for filing taxes for your consultant, who will be considered as an external consultant or independent contractor to your company. The consultant will personally take care of their own individual taxes which are independent of your tax liabilities.

We’re not tax experts for your specific business, so you should consult a tax professional if you have questions or concerns about this or any other tax-related issues.

Find rewarding HR projects

One Circle is a great place to find exciting HR projects, run and grow your own HR consulting business.

  • Freedom to work on exciting projects. On One Circle, you run your own business and choose your own clients and projects. Complete your profile and we’ll highlight ideal projects for you. You also have the option to search, motivate for relevant projects, as well as respond to client invites.
  • Continuous stream of opportunities. Clients are looking for high-level support across the HR lifecycle and will pay for quality and timely work.
  • More and more success. The greater the success you have on projects leads to good evaluation and hence more prospects or chances to get hired by another One Circle client.

Clients seek a wide variety of HR projects across the employment lifecycle. You will be able to search by category and find potential project(s) within your area of expertise. You can also join a team working on projects or consulting circles for clients as and when needed. We advise you to start with your area of expertise and post similar projects that you have led or contributed to. This will increase the chances of you being selected for a project and assist you to focus on motivating for the right project where you can add value.

One Circle makes it easy to connect with clients and begin doing exciting work.

  • Streamlined hiring. One Circle’s sophisticated algorithm highlights projects of good fit for you.
  • Do work with top clients. Good ratings, recommendations, and badges are made available for clients to assess the level of quality work you deliver.
  • Get recommended to clients. Premium membership allows you to have access to several assessments that you can make available to your clients to boost your profile.

Create a great profile and submit a specific proposal to projects that are within your area of expertise. Engaging on a specific project online is similar to traditional job search in a way – as you need to submit a project request indicating your interest in working on the project. Then impress potential clients by showing your best before being offered the project through a personalized motivation and addressing their queries, if any.

  • Creating an outstanding HR consultant profile to showcase your expertise. Consider it a personal ad to the general public covering your professional skills, experience, portfolio, career accomplishments, and personality profiling. It is highly advisable that you use the video option to present yourself to potential clients. Profiles should be fully complete, clearly written, error-free, and feature a professional, friendly-looking picture. Don’t forget to post samples of your previous work and always ask for recommendations from your clients even if they were not on One Circle.
  • Sending the client a customized proposal. This will greatly enhance your chance of being shortlisted, so make yours specific, business-standard, clearly-written, and error-free. Making it relevant for the work you’re seeking is crucial and be honest by truly representing your strengths and skills. An agreement with your client on the timeline for delivery and milestones is a must. This would assist in aligning expectations. Keep in mind, your potential clients are probably benchmarking proposals.

You can opt to keep your name unknown and choose a nickname and an avatar picture for your profile. One Circle provides you with this option. That’s if you choose not to share your identity. However, we cannot guarantee that this will not impact your selection for projects. Clients usually appreciate transparency and would like to know who they are dealing with.

Why not? One Circle doesn’t restrict you in building your online business. Delivering great work to clients will yield success. The most successful HR consultants are:

  • Responsive to client needs.
  • Excellent at communicating with their clients.
  • Upfront about their abilities and deadlines.
  • Able to deliver excellent work on time and every time.

Work efficiently and effectively.

ou are free to control when, where, and how you work. Each project includes an online workspace shared by you and your client, allowing you to:

  • Send and receive files – deliver digital assets in a secure environment.
  • Share feedback in real time – use One Circle chat to communicate.

Get paid on time

All projects include One Circle Payment Assurance – helping ensure that you get paid for all work successfully completed.

  • All invoices and payments happen through One Circle in a simple streamlined process.
  • Projects have fixed prices, based on agreed milestones; funds are released via One Circle payment features upon client approval.
  • Multiple payment options. Choose a payment method that works best for you, from Visa/Mastercard, E-pay to Electronic Funds Transfer and more.

All payments are made securely through our payment service. Receive funds via the payment method that works best for you:

  • Visa / Mastercard
  • E-pay
  • Electronic Funds Transfer

Pre-funded milestone payments from your clients are secure with One Circle Payment Assurance.

We charge a service fee, based on a percentage of your earnings on One Circle. It is a fixed fee of 15% of your total billings with your client. For example, a project completion for the value of $500 – you will be billed 15% of the project value – i.e. $75 and we release the $425 to your account.

Frequently Asked Questions

Any HR project/document/intervention you can do on a computer remotely can be done through One Circle. HR consultants freelance on our workspace and can tackle the full range of projects across the HR discipline – big or small, one-off or repeat, individual or team-based. Have a look at the employee lifecycle illustration and related project work. You may also view the different HR areas within each of the touchpoints on the lifecycle illustration to have a better idea of the scope of projects. Any employment law projects however, should be additionally filtered by location since these projects are more localized and are best done by HR experts within the required jurisdictions.

Technology is making online work similar to local work, with added speed, cost, and quality advantages. Within the HR world, global talent is not always open to relocating to other parts of the world and online work allows them to support clients without this obstacle.

Online HR work can happen wherever there’s a reliable Internet connection. You can choose who you work with among a larger pool of people from around the globe.

Payments are simplified when using One Circle, as project completion and invoicing are integrated into the process. Funding projects is also streamlined as the One Circle platform builds fixed-price payment options into the process.

One Circle charges HR consultants 15% service fee on the total amount they bill their client. We also offer optional premium membership services for both Clients and Consultants.

Incomplete profiles will not be given priority through our algorithm and might be deleted after a period of 1 year. We recommend a 100% completion of your profile as this gives you a better chance to be selected for a project.