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andregutierrez22
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Tips for finding that first job

Hi all,

 

Welcome to the Upwork Community! We know landing that first contract can be challenging, so we built Upwork Academy and threads like this to help you get started. With a lot of resources and so little time, we wanted to put together some recommendations for you to check out first:

 

 

Do you have a specific question or maybe a tip to offer? Reply to this post and share your question, advice, or words of inspiration!

 

~Andrea
Upwork
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e750e135
Community Member

I don't know why but from last 2 months I didn't find my first client. I deleted my 2 years old account and make new one to build a profile from zero but still didn't work can some help me out

Perhaps review the Academy video's they have some news in there that might help.

I heard you need to change the look of your profile frequently.

Yes I thinks its true.

Regards.

hello everyone, am new on Upwork.. I hope to be guided pls

Upwork is a popular online freelancing platform where clients can hire
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When hiring a designer on Upwork, you can specify your requirements in the
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Remember that the availability and proficiency of designers using Sketch on
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project.

 

Hey Muhammad,

I looked at your profile and my suggestion for you is to focus on specific skills and areas that are your strongest. As you know Web development is such a broad and massive category with so many technologies and skills. I think if you make your profile less general and focus on more specific technologies and skills, it would help you land better jobs at higher rates. Yes you might not be able to apply to all jobs with a focused profile but I think you'll have a better chance of landing the job.

I'll have to say I'm not an expert on this but that's just my general opinion and mindset.
Good luck!

Thanks, IIia for your feedback... ๐Ÿ’•

Yes I need your help
f78f0c5d
Community Member

Hi 

Iam new here and my need to get my first job if any one can help me and tell me what to do 

Iam a fourth year dentistry student  

 

 

4b553958
Community Member

I need guidelines to help me learn how to use upwork. 

Hi Ahdab,

 

On Upwork, your profile is a critical tool to your success. It is a great way to demonstrate your skills and experience. Leveraging it to its full potential may help you differentiate yourself from other freelancers and improve the likelihood of getting hired. Here are some of the items successful freelancers incorporate into their profiles below:
  • Build your profile: This is your chance to showcase your skills and experience to potential clients. Complete your profile, including your work history, education, and a description of your services.
  • Build a strong portfolio: Your portfolio may help impress potential clients with real-life examples of your skills and expertise. Add any projects youโ€™ve completed in the past to help you showcase your skills.
  • Network with clients: Establish good relationships by delivering quality work on time and communicating effectively. This can help you secure repeat business and new opportunities in the future.
  • Bid on projects: When you find a project you're interested in, submit a proposal outlining why you're the best candidate for the job. Make sure to tailor your proposal to the specific project and client.
Still need to figure out where to begin on Upwork? These resources can point you in the right direction:
 
With these steps, you'll be on your way to success.
Good luck!
~ Joanne
Upwork

Ask the bot on UpWork where the Academy videos are.

You can learn so much in there. I have been on UpWork since 2018 and love learning new things.

barkatbu
Community Member

 

Hi Barkat,

 

On Upwork, your profile is a critical tool to your success. It is a great way to demonstrate your skills and experience. Leveraging it to its full potential may help you differentiate yourself from other freelancers and improve the likelihood of getting hired. Here are some of the items successful freelancers incorporate into their profiles below:
  • Build your profile: This is your chance to showcase your skills and experience to potential clients. Complete your profile, including your work history, education, and a description of your services.
  • Build a strong portfolio: Your portfolio may help impress potential clients with real-life examples of your skills and expertise. Add any projects youโ€™ve completed in the past to help you showcase your skills.
  • Network with clients: Establish good relationships by delivering quality work on time and communicating effectively. This can help you secure repeat business and new opportunities in the future.
  • Bid on projects: When you find a project you're interested in, submit a proposal outlining why you're the best candidate for the job. Make sure to tailor your proposal to the specific project and client.
Still need to figure out where to begin on Upwork? These resources can point you in the right direction:
 
With these steps, you'll be on your way to success.
Good luck!
~ Joanne
Upwork
bc617173
Community Member

Hi, I am writer... 

e489ff77
Community Member

Hi! I am Mukesh kumar mandal new in upwork.I am a computer science and engineering student currently studying in 2nd semester at khulna university bangladesh.I have a skilled of microsoft word,microsoftpowerpoint,articles,c programming ,canva logo design etc.here is some ms word  power point, examples-; that i have sumbmit as my assingement in university.

abbasiaslam
Community Member

Am a professional graphic designer but I am not getting any orders. How to get the order? Thank you

2590cfa2
Community Member

Actually i will send a proposal on Upwork..i want to know that will client message me on whatapp for their work?

egaruth
Community Manager
Community Manager

Hi Bareera,

 

Please know that sharing contact information before a contract has started is against Upworkโ€™s Upwork's Terms of Service and that all communications prior to the contract starting must take place on Upwork.

 

I encourage you to let us know if a TOS violation has happened by using the Flag as Inappropriate option throughout the platform. You can learn more about user reporting hereFeel free to also check this page to help you stay safe on Upwork.

~ Nikola
Upwork
b120e479
Community Member

 Thank you for sharing this.

2595d197
Community Member

Hy I am new user on upward but I am expert this work 

f7f1a42a
Community Member

 

Hi

I am Bilal khan I'm new here on Upwork...hoping that someone out there wants to give a project and I'll be grateful to work with you... hope that you'll give me a chance to earn for my family thank 

This is not the place to apply for a job.
Work on your profile.
I already answered you in another post.

i agreed ๐Ÿ‘

c5e20c07
Community Member

Good evening everyone I'm looking for a cliets that willing to give a opportunity ๐Ÿ˜‡ 

 

I'll give my very best shot.

33165df7
Community Member

I am new here plz give me some tips so I can learn online work and earn
 

Have you even read the main post of Andrea (moderator) and the reply posts of the others?

Hello Maria,

I agree with you very much! No one looks at the moderator or other answers to post in the community.

I answer the same 3 questions daily-to help people in the community.

Beginning to feel that they do not want to view the learning path videos in the Academy at all.

I have to watch them all the time. Right now, I even had to send customer support 'screen shots' for proof that I viewed them so that I could earn badges. 

This isn't fair. I wish others would review the entire threads for advice, rather than wanting things spoon feed just for them.

Your discussion is valuable.

Regards wasif 

I'm new but I'm not able to find a job

Yes am very happy to join

Hello I new here can you help me find a job 

https://www.upwork.com/workwith/shyhretem

I want job

I am new to Upwork and freelancing. i dont found a data entr job 

hey guys I am a newbee in upwork and i know i need a lot of improvement. woud you please take a look on my profile and please let me know any suggestions. It would really help me 

Hello Upwork Commmunity

I have been finding it hard to win jobs on upwork https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/~01dc359a741c7355b8 Kindly check my Profile and tell me if there's anything that needs change

Hello there, I have been on been on Upwork since 2022 and I have not seen any job or invitations.

Can you please help out with what to  get more views and job.

And this is my Upwork profile link; https://zeep.ly/NFwbH

 

Dear Wasif:

You should follow the information as mentioned by mary, Andrea G, etc. 

In my suggestion you should make your profile complete, apply for the latest jobs. Your starting is some how difficult but it will be fruitful in your future.

I was also wondering for the first job, but I got my job and now I am happy.

Regards.

abdullah azam rehman

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