Great piece in Techcrunch on our relaunch this week: “Upwork is making its collaboration and chat platform completely free to use, and also available to anyone who wants it — not just those people posting jobs on Upwork or those looking for work.”
We're excited to announce that we have relaunched oDesk as Upwork! Upwork is our new company name, and also a new platform for connecting businesses with talented professionals, faster and more easily than ever before. Don't delay, you can explore the new platform today by going to https://www.upwork.com/.
Check out the oDesk weekly Future of Work article roundup, Week of April 27: a personalized way to improve your work-life balance, factors to help you decide when to consider hiring someone for marketing, and tips to help you become a more effective remote coach.
Productivity hacks can help you stay on track, use your time efficiently, and remove distractions from your surroundings. Marketing freelancer, Melanie Feltham, shares five of her favorites that help make the most of her work day.
Upwork (formerly oDesk) is the world’s largest freelance talent marketplace. Our vision is to connect businesses with great talent faster than ever (within minutes). As an increasingly connected and independent workforce goes online, knowledge work —like software before it— is shifting online as well. This shift is making it faster and easier for clients to connect and work with talent in near real-time and is freeing professionals everywhere from having to work at a set time and place. Upwork's vision is to connect businesses with great talent faster than ever (within minutes). Businesses find, hire, collaborate with and pay freelancers around the world via Upwork. Freelancers earn more than $1 billion annually via Upwork.