Community Blog

Dive into our community members' passionate career stories, Upwork advice, and opinions on trending topics in the workplace. Here, you’ll find topics that span every industry and gain new perspectives and takeaways. We aim to highlight the voices that matter most—yours! If you are interested in contributing articles, visit our community contributors group to learn more.

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05-10-2022

Struggling to stay focused as the weather calls you outside? We've got some ideas!

05-10-2022

Struggling to stay focused as the weather calls you outside? We've got some ideas!

05-12-2022

We share the top in-demand skills and freelancers discuss seasonal work as companies plan to hire more freelancers.

05-05-2022

Tips for finding your way back to your career passion.

05-03-2022

Hiring freelancers as a client helped me better understand the whole process and learn how to better write offers as a freelancer.

04-28-2022

Program Manager Julie shares her experience and the future of the program.

Virtual Assistant and Upwork Kenya Group Guide Hannah Waeni shares how remote work transformed her career.

04-19-2022

Talent across numerous social media platforms share what criteria they use to set their rates. 

Community Program Manager Mike shares his experience freelancing and how he became part of the Community team.

04-14-2022

Having grown from $0 to nearly $500,000 made on Upwork, I hope to share some of the mistakes and successes I went through to ease your journey to the top!

In celebration of consultations being available for purchase, we’ve compiled a list of the 7 top tips for optimizing the success of consultations.

04-05-2022

If you thought that Upwork is merely a platform where freelancers come to trade their time for money, you couldn’t be more wrong!

03-31-2022

If you thought that Upwork is merely a platform where freelancers come to trade their time for money, you couldn’t be more wrong!

02-10-2022

Community members share tips for avoiding scams.

12-17-2021

Updated: 3/31/2022 Click through for a comprehensive list of job post red flags and learn from our Trust and Safety Team how to combat scammers. 

12-13-2021

Recently, Upwork integrated Loom recording functionality into Messages, allowing talent and clients to quickly exchange information without writing out lengthy expl...