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Nov 30, 2022
Consultations Details Page Redesign
Improved  

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We recently improved the Consultations details page to provide the most relevant information about freelancers’ services to prospective and existing clients. 

 

Instead of sifting through numerous details to understand who freelancers are and what services they offer, clients can now easily ident

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Nov 29, 2022
Talent Performance Report for Enterprise Clients
Update  

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Enterprise clients can now access talent reports on the Upwork platform to pull data and insights needed to make strategic talent decisions.

 

Previously, enterprise clients were dependent on their account managers to pull talent performance data or spend information. Now, enterprise clients can

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Oct 31, 2022
Boosted Proposal Bid Table
Live  

In September, we shared information on the latest Boosted Proposal test, a live bid table. After testing for six weeks, we are excited to share that all freelancers will now have access to the live bid table.

 

This feature aims to help freelancers make better-informed bidding decisions and gain gre

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Oct 24, 2022
Contract-to-Hire Opportunities
New  

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We’re making it easier for talent open to full-time work to find contract-to-hire opportunities on Upwork. A contract-to-hire opportunity starts with a short-term contract and has the potential to turn into a full-time job later. You can show your interest in contract-to-hire opportunities on you

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Oct 07, 2022
Q3 2022 Subcategory, Specialty, and Skill Updates
Update  

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On a rolling basis, we review and update the specialties and skills listed on Upwork to reflect the current trends and talents that members of Upwork have to offer. Often, updates involve simple renaming, merging, and corrections to streamline the experience and help improve metadata. These updat

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Sep 27, 2022
Custom Requests on Project Catalog
Test  

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Starting September 23, half of all clients can request customized work on projects and services in Project Catalog. This new test feature allows clients to specifically ask for work that matches their needs while browsing freelancers’ projects. Requesting customized work also gives freelancers an

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Sep 27, 2022
Consultations on Project Catalog
Test  

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Consultations are available to half of all clients browsing Project Catalog starting on September 23. This expansion offers greater visibility to an essential service where clients schedule one-on-one meetings with freelancers to discuss their projects, share questions, and access expert advice.

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Sep 22, 2022
Increasing Transparency in Boosted Proposals
Test  

Our team recently launched a test to increase transparency around bidding in Boosted Proposals to help you make a more informed decision around spending Connects.

 

Within this test, about half of freelancers on the platform will see live data on Boosted Proposals bids, which they may use to inform

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Sep 19, 2022
Online Freelancer Filter in Project Catalog
Test  

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In early September, we launched a test feature that allows half of all clients browsing Project Catalog to view projects by freelancers who are currently online. With this new filter, clients can quickly connect with the most skilled, interested, and available freelancers who also have another op

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Sep 19, 2022
Connects for Interviews Won
Update  

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This week, we are making two significant changes: we are no longer awarding free Connects for every interview won, and we are no longer disclosing the number of Connects rewarded in these cases. 

 

Unfortunately, we learned from our community that some were gaming the system to earn free Connects

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