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external references for client

mcrobbins
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Michele R Member Since: Oct 2, 2020
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Is it appropriate to offer or provide prior job references to a client if I have no work history on Upwork?

andregutierrez22
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Andrea G Moderator Member Since: Jul 7, 2020
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Hi Michele,

 

You can use the Employment History, Portfolio, and Testimonial sections in your profile in order to showcase your experience outside of Upwork. I checked your account and it looks like you were able to add some entries to your Employment History.

 

Your portfolio is where you have the opportunity to impress potential clients with real-life examples of your skills and expertise. You can check out how to add portfolio items here.

Testimonials are a great opportunity to showcase your experiences with clients outside of Upwork. To send a Testimonial request, you can go to that section of your profile, click the + sign and fill the form.

 

Also, feel free to check out our Resource Corner for some great advice on building your profile like: 

 

Make Your Freelancer Profile More Visible & Appealing

Enhance Your Freelancer Profile for Greater Success

 

Thanks!

 

~Andrea
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