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Boosted Proposals

Boosted proposals allow freelancers to use Connects to “boost” their proposal to the top of your list. It’s set up auction-style, and people who bid the highest number of Connec...

Availability Badge

To improve client and freelancer communication, we’ve added the availability badge — a paid feature that allows freelancers to highlight in search results when they are ready fo...

Talent Scout for Clients

When you need to add expert talent to your Design & Creative, Sales & Marketing, or Development & IT team, Talent Scout is a great solution. With Talent Scout, our specialized r...

Advanced Search Techniques for Finding Talent

  We know how important it is for you to find the right freelancer for your project the first time around. Our search functions are important tools for doing that, and we unders...

Connect with Diverse Talent

Upwork’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. Key to our mission is that these opportunities should be equally available to all qualified tal...

Find Freelancers and Agencies

We know that quickly finding the right talent for your project is essential. That’s why we provide you with several ways to filter your search results based on hourly rates, ski...

How to Bring Your Own Talent to Upwork

Bring Your Own Talent (BYOT) allows you to invite a freelancer that is not currently a registered member of Upwork to work with you on a contract. From short-term contracts to r...

Interviewing and Scoping Projects

Interviewing and scoping projects are key steps to starting a job on Upwork. By taking the time to learn more at the beginning of a project, you can work to ensure a good outcom...

Direct Messages

To help you establish strong relationships with freelancers, we let Upwork Business and Upwork Enterprise members and other eligible clients reach out to freelancers with Direct...

Save a Profile

If you come across a freelancer or agency you'd like to contact at a later date, just use our save feature. To save a freelancer or agency from their profile Perform a search a...

Top Rated and Rising Talent

Interested in all of Upwork's Talent Badges? Learn more here. Upwork’s Talent Badges highlight proven or expert talent on Upwork. Standout freelancers and agencies earn these ba...

US Location Selection

If you are in the U.S., you’ll be asked if you want to target your search to freelancers within your country or open it up to freelancers anywhere. Don't worry, if you change yo...

Fill an Enterprise Job

As an Enterprise customer, each non-private job post is assigned an Enterprise Talent Specialist to help with using Upwork to find the right talent for your project. Your talent...

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