I am currently an employee of Appen, and they are hiring via the internal referral program. This job may be just the opportunity you have been looking for! Please watch these short videos and read the job description below to get an idea of what a Search Engine Evaluator, or Rater, does.
[Video – How Google Search Works](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eKVizvYSUQ)
[Video – How Google makes improvements to its search algorithm](http://youtu.be/J5RZOU6vK4Q)
This is an opportunity to evaluate and improve search engine results for one of the world’s largest internet search engine companies and their products.
Current Appen Assignments
Appen is seeking candidates in different countries and languages.
**How do I apply?** We look for candidates with a range of experience in social media, web search, mobile device usage, translation or transcription experience, degrees in linguistics, and more. You can private chat me u/paladdinsane for instruction. I will then create an application invitation email for you! – I can make a referral to get you in contact with Appen if you provide me your **First/Last Name**, and an **Email Address**.
**How do I get started?** If you are eligible to participate, our team will send you a link to a Project Page that lists the projects available to you in your country and/or your language. There are always new and exciting projects being added so visit this page often!
**This referral is for project Yukon**, please select project **Yukon** if it is available for you, otherwise you are welcome to work on other opportunities with Appen at your own discretion.
Here examples of some of the opportunities that may be available:
* **Search Media Evaluation (Work with the world’s top search engine companies)**
* Social Media Evaluation (Help improve social media around the globe)
* Survey and Data Collection (Short projects that last from 15 minutes to three hours)
* Linguistic Specialties (Text to Speech, Computational, Phonetics, Pronunciation, Annotation, etc.)
* Lexicon Annotation
* Speech Evaluation
Applicants must be self-motivated and internet savvy. We look for a variety of skill sets, from those who use social media regularly to candidates who have college degrees in linguistics.
Interested in working with us?
private chat me u/paladdinsane – I can make a referral to get you in contact with Appen if you provide me your **First/Last Name**, and an **Email Address**.
The position offers up to twenty six hours of work at a base pay of thirteen dollars per hour in the USA. I am not aware of pay or hour availability outside of the USA, however we are informed that they are seeking employees globally, so feel free to apply.
I will answer any questions posted in this thread as promptly as I can.