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Bid Order for Job Creator

Community Guru
Abinadab A Member Since: Sep 26, 2016
11 of 12

Jonathan S wrote:


Is there a "new freelancer grace period" or similar, where the algorithm gives people with zero job history a "boost" that disappears at a certain point, such as once they cross a $ earned threshold?



I can assure you Upwork regularly tweaks their algorithm to ensure new freelancers can rise to the top every now and win gigs too.

It's these new freelancers that go on to replace ageing ones. Upwork knows this.

Without new freelancers Upwork would be dead.


Community Leader
Nicole H Member Since: Nov 15, 2007
12 of 12

I tend to get invites in waves and then have dry spells with no invites. I've been on Upwork since 2007 and have over $300k in earnings so I am definitely not a newbie. I suspect that the algorithm may rotate us in and out of the top spot in searches periodically.