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Want to get that first job? Then check this out...

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Etheria G Member Since: Aug 1, 2018
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Wowwwwww...thanks a million for this insight. It has helped me greatly! I have completed my profile (100%) and I am happy about that Smiley Happy !  You just let me know that I am on the right track. Now I can continue forward! Take care!

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Núria S Member Since: Jun 22, 2018
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Thanks for your super article! Really helpful Smiley Happy

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Sharon H Member Since: Sep 12, 2018
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Naomi:

Very happy Thursday to you.

Really appreciate your post.  Read it to the end.  I feel encouagedby it.

I too am new and was wondering when I will land my first job.  Gonna make the adjustments to my profile etc.

Thanks a mil and blessings.

Sharon

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Sharon H Member Since: Sep 12, 2018
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Hey Naomi

 

Might Upwork consider:

1. Classifying some jobs as "for new users only?"

2. Set a time limit for persons to be considered as "new users?" 

3. Let persons poting jobs know and let freelancers know as well

4. This can be seen as spoon feeding but it could do a lot to encourage new users

5. Set a rate/cost/pay limit for these jobs

6. Allow a job poster to have only a small number (maybe 3) jobs classified for new users only.

 

What do you think?

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Lillian K Member Since: Dec 24, 2018
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Wow! Thank you. You are bold

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Elizabeth L Member Since: May 14, 2019
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Thank you for your advice, I find them so much of a plus, real informative. I'm going to try your way, and see if it works for me too. Thanks again.
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Moulisree B Member Since: Sep 20, 2016
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All the best!
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Bogdan D Member Since: Jun 12, 2019
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Hello!

 

Can anybody give me an honest feedback about my profile?

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Preston H Member Since: Nov 24, 2014
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re: "Can anybody give me an honest feedback about my profile?"

 

Your profile photo is wrong. Replace it.

 

Your profile page headline identifies you as a "C# and Delphi developer".

 

But the photo does not show a C# and Delphi developer. The photo shows a stand-up comedian.

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Bogdan D Member Since: Jun 12, 2019
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Haha, nobody told me that before. Actually the picture is taken from a conference at which I was a speaker. I had NO idea I look like a stand-up comedian.

 

Thank you for your feedback. Will change the photo ASAP.

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