Hi, when I enter 'Messages' tab and try to type a new message, it says "You don't have any contacts on oDesk yet, so you cannot compose a message". How can I add contacts? Please help.
I think you need to have some work history, and employers are your contacts. But not sure. However, I advise you not to spam clients even after interview or hiring, if they don't initiate conversation first, or you have something really important to ask/notify them about.
Vesna is right, you can't add contacts manually. They're automatically added when you get hired by clients.
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