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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

You may know a freelancer you’d like to work with who isn’t on Upwork yet, yet you still want the convenience of Upwork’s platform. When that happens, you can use the Bring Your...

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 Enterprise members and other eligible clients reach out to freelancers with Direct Messages. All clien...

Save a Profile

Building relationships on Upwork is what makes your success and growth possible. At times you may see someone you would like to work with in the future even if you don’t have a ...

Top Rated and Rising Talent

Interested in all of Upwork's Talent Badges?  Learn more here. To help you find freelancers who may have the experience and knowledge you need for your projects, you can look ...

US Location Selection

There are plenty of reasons why you might need a freelancer who is located in the same country as you. That’s why when U.S. based clients are posting a job, we ask if  you want ...

Fill an Enterprise Job

We want to give Enterprise clients like you the best chance for success. This includes assigning an Enterprise Talent Specialist to each of your non-private job posts. They’re t...

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