Upwork

(92)
3.9 out of 5 stars

Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk) is a freelance services platform for top companies to hire and work with talented independent professionals.

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Upwork Features

Hiring
RFP Creator

Provides templates to create and distribute request for proposals.

86%
(Based on 28 reviews)
Messaging

Enables users to message with freelancers before and after an agreement.

90%
(Based on 55 reviews)
Freelance Screening

Provides verification of a freelancer's identification.

83%
(Based on 48 reviews)
Freelance Profiles

Displays profiles of freelancers with pertinent information.

85%
(Based on 53 reviews)
Project Management
Digital Asset Management

Provides a space to store digital assets which can be used by the freelancer.

78%
(Based on 40 reviews)
Calendar

Provides a project calendar visible for both the freelancer and employer.

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Guidelines and Policies

Shares documents like style guides with the freelancer.

84%
(Based on 46 reviews)
Workflow Builder

Enables the user to build project workflows that are visible for both the freelancer and employer.

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Payment
Payment Automation

Automatically pays the freelancer upon completion or approval of a project.

87%
(Based on 56 reviews)
Secure Payments

Provides a method for secure payment.

91%
(Based on 57 reviews)
Multi-Currency Payments

Enables the user to make payments in multiple currencies.

90%
(Based on 37 reviews)
Multiple Payment Methods

Provides multiple methods for the user to pay the freelancer.

90%
(Based on 38 reviews)