How does Upwork work? Upwork helps growing businesses find and work with top-notch talent and agencies. It’s simple to get started: Just sign up, post your project, then review proposals to find the right independent contractor or agency for you. Once you’ve engaged your talent, use the platform’s tools to communicate, collaborate, and securely pay for your project.
The easiest way to look at how Upwork works are in these three phases:
- Before you hire
- Finding and engaging talent
- Doing the work
Along the way, the process will change slightly depending on the plan you choose: Upwork Basic, Plus, Business or Upwork Enterprise.
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