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maryb_aqui
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Marie B Member Since: Apr 20, 2020
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Hi everyone, 

I'm new to Upwork and found an editing gig. Basically, I got my first message that says "I just reviewed your profile on Upwork, It meets the requirement we seek in the ideal candidate for this position, am sharing a project invitation with you below via OneDrive." Then the link takes me to a OneDrive PDF that has instructions to interview via skype, with the director's email that I should add to skype. 

 

I read through the safety tips and forums here, and I see that many freelancers prefer skype as a safe contact method...But there are a few too many punctuation and formatting errors on the OneDrive document. Maybe that's why they need an editor. 

 

Either way, it feels weird. Any thoughts? 

Here are the screenshots.

 

Thanks!

 

**Edited for community guidelines**

bstojadinovic
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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
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Thank you for flagging this to us, Marie.

 

I was able to gather information from your report and will escalate this to the correct team for their review. 

 

Please check out this post for more tips on how to avoid questionable jobs and please use the flag option found on each job post or message anytime you’d like to report a violation.

 

Thank you.

~ Bojan
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