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Add a professional license

If your profession or industry requires a license, you may need to add your license information to your profile to meet legal and professional requirements. For example, many ju...

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Add your Military Veteran Status to Profile

We know clients often like to hire those who have served in the military as a way to support veterans and leverage your valuable skills and leadership. As a result, we want to g...

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Add a Diversity-Certified Badge

The talent at Upwork is diverse and unique, and we want to celebrate it! A Diversity-Certified Badge helps you get noticed by customers who value a diversity of perspectives and...

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Profile Badge Display

Congratulations! If you’ve earned one of Upwork's Talent Badges, everyone should know — that’s why we add them to your profile and projects. Talent Badges help us recognize your...

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Build Your Profile - Essential Items

For information on creating a 100% complete freelancer profile, click here. We want Upwork to be your home for work, and that means giving you the tools you need to be successf...

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Enhance your profile

Need help getting started on Upwork? Check out Upwork Academy for interactive courses that can help you create an eye-catching profile, navigate the work marketplace, and commun...

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Add Skills

We want you to be successful on the Upwork platform, and part of what makes a freelancer successful here is having a complete profile. This includes your work history and a list...

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Add Certifications

When it comes to marketing yourself and building your career, it’s OK to show off a little bit. You might have skills and qualifications you take for granted that clients may re...

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