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Tips to avoid scam jobs?

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Petra R Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
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Riley C wrote:

Not sure what's up with Upwork as a company but I would hope it is good to its employees.



Riley C wrote:

I don't have your job. 

My job? What in the world are you talking about?


Riley C wrote:

But I must say if you work for a company that responds to its customers' ignorance

I don't work for Upwork. I use Upwork as a freelancer and occasionally as a client.


Riley C wrote:

and "responding" healthfully is, almost certainly, a necessary facet of any company-customer relationship) by imposing harsher restrictions and paycuts on its employees than why are you under its thumb?

Again, what in the world are you talking about? I am not an Upwork employee and I am under nobody's thumb. What does "responding healthfully" even mean?


Let me try and spell it out for you: 


Many of the restriction honest and smart freelancers have to operate under are a direct result of the actions of freelancers who are either dishonest or not fit to play on the Internet unsupervised.


The former includes those who defraud the platform by taking payments directly. The latter include those who fall for the dumbest and oldest scams on the net.