I think Upwork should return our connects when clients do not hire anyone for their job posting.
in the current situation Upwork just return connect when clients close their job themselves.
It is not fair because for newly-joined freelancers hiring in the first job is difficult and we face a great number of job posting which are not followed anymore by their clients and not closing.
and as we know this "fake job postings" is very common in small clients who are the main clients for new freelancers. so they lost most of their connects for nothing. it is about more than 70 percent of proposals in the beginning.
Upwork should encourage newly-joined freelancers with revising the procedure of returning the connect in the begining.
Connects allow you to send proposals for a job - and that's exactly what you've been allowed to do with them.
If you want to apply for more jobs then you can buy more connects if you've run out.
When Clients don't hire anyone in a job then its purely the wastage of our connects (money). Why don't Upwork returns our connects when there is no hiring in a job !! Why we'll pay for the jobs when there is no hiring ?
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