On the first page of the Friend signup form (to become a Friend available for hire) there is a Location box. The location box is where you choose your city/state (possibly country) where you live. When you start typing your location on the first page, the box will
offer suggestions of your location. The more you type, the more narrowed
down the location will be. You then must click the location to set it.
Once you do this, you will then be able to properly setup your profile
and confirm your phone number.