The Way We Work

Have you checked out the Hiring Headquarters, Upwork’s new destination for ideas and inspiration? From web development and design to marketing and information for startups, we’re building the ultimate resource for entrepreneurs, executives, and freelancers—and adding more every week. Here’s a look at some of the articles you may have missed.

Enhance Your Upwork Freelancer Profile for Greater Success

When you first sign up on Upwork, your professional profile is a blank slate; how you fill it out can have an impact on your future success.

In “Enhance Your Upwork Freelancer Profile for Greater Success,” Diana Choi, program analyst for freelancer growth at Upwork, gives tips on the dos and don’ts for each part of your profile–from title and photo, to introductory video, skills, and portfolio. For the scoop on best practices, check out the full post…

17 Tips for Boosting Your Success on Upwork

What can you do to take your business to the next level once you have your profile polished to perfection? Krista Bruun, senior writer and editor at Upwork, shares some ideas in “17 Tips for Boosting Your Success on Upwork.”

Learn top tips when it comes to:

  • Cultivating a solid reputation through your Job Success score
  • Being selective about new projects
  • Starting new projects on the right foot
  • Managing projects effectively
  • Ending projects on a high note

Consider putting these tips to good use and see how your results improve. Click here to learn more…

Have a look at the Hiring Headquarters to learn more about the tools, tactics, and technology that power businesses today.

Amy Sept

Managing Editor

As the managing editor of the Upwork blog, Amy Sept works with regular and guest writers to share information that helps freelancers and businesses navigate the future of work. She owns Nimbyist Communications and helps non-profits, startups, and small business owners get their content marketing on track.