I want to ask that why Upwork is not creating Freelancer friendly policies. e.g I have applied for 5 jobs and none of the clients undergo even one interview. They even donot view job again since the time of creating job. So my 10 connects are lost due to the non serious jobs posted there. Why freelancer sacrifice their connects for non serious clients????
I think Upwork has to monitor all job post, If 5 days have passed then cancel this type of job posts and give back connects to freelancers.
Probably because so many good clients hire people after two weeks, or three, or a couple of months.
I've made thousands of dollars on Upwork from clients who took several weeks to hire, and know many others who have, too.
Arguably, those are much more serious clients than the ones who are in a rush to grab the first competent freelancer and knock something out.
Plus, giving more connects back to freelancers would just drive more clients off the platform without hiring.
Once you make the proposal, forget about it. Do not be aware of it.
You will only spend your nerves!
I received a message today from a potential client to whom I sent a proposal two weeks ago.
I do not know if it will go ahead but, if Upwork did what you say, this possible work would not exist.
@Junaid I wrote:
Thanks.Yes i wiil have to do what you mention...But its true other freelancer sites have no connects system
In another, where I usually work, I also have connections, less than here (15) and the rates are higher. In addition to that, there is no discount on the rates according to the amount won with each client.
In others, they do not exist, but, in general, the rates are higher, there are fewer withdrawal options and the offers are worse.
Maria, maybe you should use Spanish only when you PM someone directly, otherwise the rest of us are somehow left outside the conversation.
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