Market Place Terms
If you sign on to the crowdsourcing platform, the following terms apply in addition to the general terms of service of the Wisestep Platform listed here. For Recruitment Firms and Independent Recruiters You agree to provide the following services:
- Identifying and sourcing right candidates as per job requirements shared by Employers or by Wisestep on behalf of Employers advertising their jobs on its platform
- Screening of candidates to ensure a close match to the job specifications as provided to you on the platform
- Confirmation of interest of the candidate in the job
- Details of candidates like Skills, Eligibility to Work, Work authorization, Compensation details and any other details as may be specified in the Job description and insights
- Scheduling Interviews and managing Candidate relationship till the time candidate joins the position
Right to represent the Candidate for the Job that you are submitting the candidate for:
- For Individuals
- Identifying and sourcing right candidates for job requirements shared by Employers or by Wisestep on behalf of Employers advertising their jobs on its platform
- Confirmation of Candidate interest in the job
- Common Terms applied to Recruitment Firms, Independent Recruiters and Individuals
You agree to the Following
Employment Guarantee: Offer a 3-month employment guarantee unless otherwise specified. If the candidate resigns or is terminated for cause then you will not be eligible for any payment for that specific placement.
Payment Terms: The invoice for a successful candidate for a permanent hire shall be payable within 100 days of the candidate joining. For Contract roles, Wisestep will pay within 7 days of funds received from Employers. Wisestep is liable to pay you only if it gets paid by Employers.
Validity: Employment Guarantee and Payment Terms shall be valid even if your account on Wisestep has been closed.
Right to Reject: Wisestep reserves the right to reject the Candidates referred if they are not found to be a suitable match after preliminary assessment by Wisestep. Wisestep may conduct the assessment at any time after the candidate is submitted. The assessment of Wisestep team and its employees is final in this matter.
Candidate Duplication: Wisestep will inform you if the submitted Candidate is a duplicate on the platform. Employers may also reject candidates on grounds of duplication or based on the results of their own Candidate tracking process. Wisestep will provide the status updates of these candidates at the earliest possible time on a best effort basis.
CV Validity: A CV validity period of 3 months for any action on any candidate submitted for that specific Employer by you for a period of 3 months from the date of submission. You may resubmit candidates for suitable roles after 3 months for the same Employer. To make your candidate eligible for CV validity for roles in other Employers you are required to submit the candidate for other Employers’ jobs again.
Submitting a Candidate to Wisestep for an Employer’s job does not in any way mean an employment with Wisestep or a successful placement with Employers advertising jobs on its platform.
Fee Adjustment: If any Fee adjustment is made by Employers in its payment to Wisestep for a candidate referred by you then Wisestep will in turn make a similar adjustment on the fees payable to you.
Confidentiality: You shall treat all the information regarding technology, assessments, processes and all other Employer information in the strictest confidence.
Non Solicitation: You agree not to solicit Employers advertising jobs on Wisestep or their officers for empanelment or job requirements if you are not empanelled with any Employer prior to using our services. Solicitation of any Employer will lead to termination of your account and forfeiture of any payments that are due to you.
If you already work with some Employers prior to using our platform and can provide documented proof of it you may continue to do so or use our platform with our terms of service.
Indemnification: You Indemnify Wisestep, its directors, employees, agents, contractors, partners and employees harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand including reasonable attorney fees related to breach of any representations or warranties made by you under these terms, violation of terms of services or violation of the rights and laws of any third party
Taxes: Wisestep will deduct any withholding taxes as per local law before making any pay-outs. You are solely responsible for paying any other taxes as may be applicable to you as per your jurisdiction.
Termination: Wisestep reserves the right to terminate your account for any violation of terms of usage and service.
Placement Fee: That you will pay Wisestep a Placement Fee if you hire a candidate referred to you through the Wisestep platform directly or submitted by employees and associates of Wisestep electronically or through your Applicant Tracking System.
Placement fees are not required to be paid for candidates that directly apply to you. In cases where candidates apply through the Wisestep Platform and directly to you, Placement fees are due if they applied first using Wisestep.
CV Validity for Candidates from Wisestep will be 3 months from the date of submission. Wisestep may require documented proof of your contact with the employer.
Platform Fee: You agree to regularly pay the Platform fee as agreed in the pricing plan
Authorization: You are authorized to advertise the Jobs of your organization and that you have the authority to make payments in the event that a candidate submitted through Wisestep is hired by you.
Feedback and Updates: You will provide timely, detailed and regular feedback on Candidates referred to you and their status in the hiring process. Feedback can be provided by logging into your account on the Wisestep platform or to Wisestep team members who may be in touch with you.
Referral Reward: Wisestep is free to announce any suitable referral reward as it sees fit for your job roles
Employment Guarantee: Wisestep will provide an employment Guarantee of 90 days. If any candidate leaves with the employment Guarantee period or is terminated for cause Wisestep will provide a replacement without charge. Employers that do not pay the Platform Fee or do not pay on time are not eligible for the Employment Guarantee.
Invoicing: Wisestep will invoice you within 7 days of the candidate joining and the invoice will be payable within 30 days.
Audit: Wisestep reserves the right to audit any candidate communication with you whose candidature might have been considered as duplicate by yourself. Further Wisestep reserves the right to inspect your books or records to ascertain if all payments due to us in exchange OD services have been made. Wisestep may nominate an independent public accounting firm to conduct such audit
Terms applicable to All Users, Employers, Recruitment Firms, Independent Recruiters and Individuals
Indemnification: Indemnify Wisestep, its directors, employees, agents, contractors, partners and employees harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand including reasonable attorney fees related to breach of any representations or warranties made by you under these terms, violation of terms of services or violation of the rights and laws of any third party
Disputes and Resolution: You agree that disputes between you and us will be resolved by binding individual arbitration and you waive your right to participate in a class action law suit or a class wide arbitration. You agree that this Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the State of New Jersey, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.
Limitation of Liability:In no event will we be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including damages for any lost profits or lost data arising from your use of the web sites or the services, even if we are aware or have been advised of the possibility of such damages. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim any warranties for services received through or advertised on the web sites. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, our liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the lesser of: (a) the amount paid, if any, by you to us for the services; and (b) ten dollars ($10). The parties agree that these limitations are an essential part of this agreement and shall survive any remedy’s failure of essential purpose. Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you, and you may have additional rights
General: We reserve the right to change, modify, add or delete parts of this agreement and will post updates of it on this page. Your continued use of the website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of this agreement. Our failure to exercise any right or provision of this agreement does not constitute a waiver of the said right or provision. IF any provision of this agreement is found to be void, invalid or unenforceable then that provision shall be superseded by a valid, enforceable provision or one that matches the intent of the original provision as closely as possible.