Welcome and congratulations! We’re so happy you’ve chosen to make Upwork your home for work, and we’re thrilled to have you.
Once your application to join Upwork has been accepted (Why might my application to join not be accepted?), you can submit proposals to jobs or create a project right away, but you'll have a better chance at getting hired if you do a few things to help you get started:
- Complete the Getting Started Checklist (on the Find Jobs page)
- Check out the Online Course for New Freelancers
- Complete your freelancer profile (including skills, portfolio, and certifications), which serves as your Upwork resume and is your most powerful tool for getting hired
- Download the free eBook "Build a Business You Love: Freelancing Tips from the Pros"