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FreelanceHR has been launched in South Africa by Alan Ahlfeldt and Michael Kriess to alleviate the plight of the freelance worker and the needs of organisations. For only R20 per month, a freelancer can register on the site. There are various categories to choose from and if a category does not exist, one will be created within minutes. Freelancers are in charge of their own pages so it's up to them to keep it up to date. They receive a username and password and they just need to log in and update their details. FreelanceHR markets the site to the industry thus effectively creating a direct link between organisational needs and scarce skills. The service plans to launch in Australia, the UK and possibly the States later this year.