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Free Connects to Do More on Upwork! (Nov. 24, 2020)

Fact: relationships create opportunity, and we want you to have more of them! Connecting clients and talent is the essence of Upwork. This December, we’re improving our virtual ...

New Enterprise Level Diversity Certifications (Oct. 22, 2020)

At Upwork, it’s our company mission to create economic opportunities so that people have better lives. Our team works every day to craft innovations and improvements to our user...

Explore Upwork Events and Webinars (Sept. 25, 2020)

Upwork webinars and online events are hosted by local Upwork Ambassadors and the Upwork team. Topics range from getting started tips to business growth webinars, online happy ho...

Faster Payouts on Upwork (May 4, 2020)

At Upwork, it’s our company mission to create economic opportunities so that people have better lives. Our team works every day to craft innovations and improvements to our user...

Update to Timelogs and Hourly Reports (March 23, 2020)

Currently, agencies and freelancers on Upwork use a total of nine different reports to track data and information, such as logged hours, on the platform. We are excited to annou...

Update to Milestone Editing for Fixed-Price Contracts (Dec. 6, 2019)

Starting this week in Upwork fixed-price contract rooms, clients will see an "Add or Edit Milestones" button. This new function makes it easy to add, edit, and reorder upcoming ...

Update to Invoices and Contract Room (Oct. 30, 2019)

Starting October 2019, Upwork will share a freelancer’s verified name with the clients they agree to work with.  Why? The ability to know that a freelancer is who they say they ...

Global Navigation Bar Changes (July 23, 2019)

In response to your feedback, we’re launching updates to improve how you navigate the Upwork site. We’re making these changes to simplify finding freelancers and agencies, and h...

Featured Agencies (July 23, 2019)

Agencies are teams of freelancers that provide a range of offerings that can help you deliver larger and more complex projects that often require more than a single freelancer....

ID Verified Badge Soon Required for All Earning Freelancers (June 19, 2019)

Earlier this year we launched the Identity Verified badge which we expanded to all earning freelancers. We have a professional marketplace of freelancers and this badge is desig...

Client Membership Plan Changes (June 12, 2019)

During the months of June and July, Upwork will be retiring the “legacy” client account type. Client accounts affected by this change will have the option to choose a membership...

Removing Skill Tests on July 16, 2019 (June 25, 2019)

A few months ago we ran a test to evaluate the impact of removing skill tests, announced here. As a result of the data from the test, we will be removing skill tests from the pl...

Removing Upwork Groups on September 16, 2019 (Aug. 8, 2019)

We built Upwork Groups as a way for clients to find freelancers of a specific skill set. Since then, we’ve seen clients rely more on our match capabilities instead. As we focus ...

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