Getting started on Upwork: A guide for clients.
Our free online course has real-world best practices for finding and working with great freelancers. Take modules anytime, anywhere it’s convenient for you.
What is Online Work?
This module introduces you to online work and to ways to best leverage freelancers to solve your key business challenges. Learn how to identify projects best suited for freelancers, and how to get started quickly.Get More Tips on the Forum
Find: Writing the Perfect Job Post
A strong project plan and appropriate rates attract top talent. This module covers key components of a great job post and best practices in preparing to engage a freelancer. You’ll learn how to divide your project into actionable segments, how to identify the technical skills and experience needed, and how to budget your project to attract best-in-class freelancers.Download Materials Get More Tips on the Forum
Hire: Vetting Profiles and Interviewing Freelancers
How do you find the best freelance talent? This module includes the key sections of a freelancer profile on Upwork, and the best interview questions to ask remote talent. You’ll learn how to identify top prospects based on skills and work experience, and how to structure a successful interview.Download Materials Get More Tips on the Forum
Work & Pay: Getting Impressive Results
Engaging a freelancer is just the beginning. This material covers best practices in building remote team, effective communication, and project management. You’ll learn how to collaborate with and motivate remote talent for impressive results.Download Materials Get More Tips on the Forum
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