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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
On September 16, we released an enhancement to team-based approvals for enterprise clients. With this new experience, enterprise client teams can enable and manage their own approval workflows for contract offers. By configuring approval workflows on a team-by-team basis, enterprise clients can take
We listened to survey feedback and improved the file sharing experience in Messages. In late August, we released these improvements alongside many minor fixes:
- The ability to locate files using search in the Files & Links section
- The chance to leaf through image files without downloading them