customer opinions

Have you always wondered what it would be like to be a Mystery Evaluator? If you love to shop and know what great customer service looks like, it’s time to consider becoming a part of the BARE world!

As an evaluator for BARE International, you become a valuable part of providing game-changing insights to our clients. You can have an impact on how our clients provide customer service and make business decisions. The same ethical standards we uphold when designing, implementing, and analyzing research strategies for our clients also applies to you as one of our evaluators. We strive to create opportunities as worthwhile to you as your work is to us.

What does being a mystery evaluator entail?

A mystery shopper, or mystery evaluator, is an independent contractor who gathers data to assists our clients with making important decisions to move their business. A typical project involves the evaluation of one of our client’s businesses through in-person visits, telephone calls, web-based inquiries, or other means by serving as a typical customer/guest. Typically, the evaluator provides his/her objective feedback about the service provided and overall customer experience Information may be gathered around knowledge of products and services, the location’s overall cleanliness and condition and product availability. Each project is different because BARE International’s clients all have different needs, and BARE International designs unique programs to meet them. When given a specific project, the evaluator receives a briefing on that particular client’s goals and objectives, including any special requirements the client has communicated to us.

How do  get started?

To become an evaluator, you must be 21 years of age or older in the United States, or 18 years of age or older outside of the United States. You must also have established yourself as independent contractor in order to be eligible to perform BARE International projects. To accomplish this, we first recommend that you obtain a tax ID number from the IRS. You may either create a business or simply use your own name. The process is simple, fast, and free. By establishing yourself as an independent contractor in this manner, you represent that you are working for yourself and therefore able to market your services to any other mystery shopping companies you desire.

Once you establish your independent business, register your services with BARE International’s website by signing up as an evaluator in order to receive notices about upcoming opportunities. To register with BARE, complete the online registration and agree to BARE’s working relationship terms and conditions. You will be self-employed as an independent contractor thus, if you earn over $600 in one year you will receive a 1099 at year end for filing of taxes.

Join our force of more than 500,000 evaluators worldwide. Sign up today!