The UpWork site was created over a decade ago with a vision of connecting businesses with talented freelancers to work without limits. They are one of the world’s leading websites for freelancers with millions of jobs posted on Upwork each year and more thdan $1 billion of freelancer earnings generated via the site annually.
UpWork is not just for freelance writers and bloggers, they also post job listings for web & mobile developers, designers, virtual assistants, customer service agents, sales & marketing experts, accountants and consultants.
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Freelancers need to create an account before they are able to apply for any of the jobs posted. However, you can view jobs online using a search feature without signing up.
Online skills tests are available for freelancers to take and these are shared with prospective employers.
Cost to Join: NONE
Freelancers are paid by the hour or a fixed price for the entire project or job. Payments are made on completion of work. Freelancers are paid via PayPal. All payments to freelancers have invoices issued via UpWork which can be downloaded or printed. It is the responsibility of the freelancer to file any relevant tax in their country.
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