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What are key elements to include in your profile?

       Fun Fact:  1/3 of jobs on Upwork are posted as "invite-only."  Therefore, a good profile is critical in attracting invites from clients.
       A specific overview that includes your skills and type of work you can accomplish for clients
       A professional profile photo where you wear business casual attire, with a friendly expression, and a plain background
       An accurate title that reflects your job experience and the work that you are looking for
       Evidence of past success in your targeted skills (e.g. skill tests, certifications, portfolio pieces, education, work experience)
       All of the above

Which questions do the most successful freelancers have in mind when selecting the right jobs for them?

       Do I have the needed skills for the job?
       Do I have time to complete the job in the client's timeframe?
       Is the job description well thought out and descriptive of the role?
       All of the above

What is the safest way to communicate with your clients?

       Upwork messages:  it provides chat, voice and video capabilities.  It also provides a record of your communication and helps to protect you in case of disputes
       Other forms of communication: Skype, Email, Google hangout

What items should a reputable client never ask you to do?

       Buy items on behalf of the client and get reimbursed later
       Work for free
       Provide personal information (e.g. bank account, driver's license, passport)
       Click on a link that asks you to enter your login information
       Pay to submit a job proposal
       All of the above

What are tips for submitting a proposal? (Select all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Write a personal and professional greeting
       Describe your relevant experience in key areas listed in the job post-demonstrate you have read it
       Outline how you would approach and complete the job
       Respond to any screening questions listed in the job post
       Copy and paste your proposal to submit as many proposals as possible in a short time

As a freelancer, what do you need to qualify for Upwork's payment protection for hourly jobs?

       An hourly contract
       A client with a verified billing method
       An account in good standing
       To log your hours with the Upwork desktop app
       To annotate your Work Diary with memos or activity labels that adequately describe the activity performed
       To stay within the Contract's weekly limit
       All of the above

When is it ok to be paid outside the Upwork platform?

       To satisfy the client
       Almost never.  Getting paid off platform violates Upwork's terms of service and exposes you to risk of not being paid.  Generally you should be paid through Upwork; to legally take work off the platform, you and the client must wait 24 months or pay an opt-out fee

Which of the following describes your responsiveness score?

       Your responsiveness score is based on how quickly you accept or decline clients' invitations to jobs
       Your responsiveness score appears on your profile for clients to see
       Your responsiveness score will not be impacted negatively if you mark yourself as unavailable
       All of the above

How does Upwork's payment protection for fixed-price projects work (using escrow)?

       The client deposits (pre-funds) a milestone payment into escrow before you begin working.  Upon receiving and approving the work, the client releases the payment to you
       You proactively begin working before the client has created and funded a milestone

How do you earn and maintain a good Job Success score?

       You have 3 distinct clients in a 24 month period
       You have good outcomes with your clients - pro tip:  exceed their expectations for an awesome Job Success score
       All of the above

The following statements are TRUE about connects (and the use of them). Please check all that apply.
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       They are tokens that are used to submit applications on Upwork
       All applications require anywhere from 1 to 5 connects to apply for a job. The number of connects needed depend upon the size and type of job
       They are tokens used to play games on the site to earn invitations to jobs
       If invited to a job by a client, a freelancer does not have to use any connects to submit a proposal
       They are tokens used to accept jobs
       They are replenished at the end of each monthly cycle

What are some of the things a freelancer should do if he/she has been hired for an hourly contract? (check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Download the Upwork Team app to track hours spent working on project
       Submit time log at the end of the week or project (if less than one week)
       Wait to start work until a milestone has been set and funded with money in escrow
       Agree on one or more milestone(s) that explicitly outline the expectations of the project
       Include detailed notes and descriptions of your work on your time log
       Communicate with the client and request approval for any changes needed to the authorized hours

A strong overview on a profile contains the following features: (check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Complete sentences
       Bulleted points
       A description of the businesses or the services offered
       A description of freelancer's interests
       Highlighted preferred work
       Past professional achievements

Which of the following statements about "connects" are FALSE?

       Connects are credits that Agencies or Freelancers need to apply for jobs
       A job could "cost" anywhere from 1 to 5 connects to write a proposal
       If you are invited to a job, it only takes one connect to write the proposal
       A basic membership gives a freelancer 60 of these

Which of the following describes the job success score?

       The average of your client satisfaction score across all projects
       The average of your marketing effectiveness score across all projects
       The average of your client communication score across all projects
       A comprehensive, single measure of your work and reputation on Upwork

How does Upwork make money? (check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       By charging for premium membership options
       Upwork gains a percentage of the cost based on a sliding scale of a freelancer's lifetime billings with each client
       Based on a flat percentage rate of every job
       By charging a monthly flat flee to all agencies and freelancers

What are the advantages of upgrading to an Agency Plus membership (these would not apply to a Freelancer Basic membership)? (check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       The ability to have multi-person teams
       To have hourly protection
       To have fixed price protections
       To have 20 additional connects each month
       To have rollover connects
       To be able to view competitor's bids on which you are also bidding

What do you need to do to get started on Upwork? (Check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Sign up and select a membership plan
       Set up a payment option
       Use Upwork messages
       Create your profile
       Have your own website or blog

What are some of the recommended steps in locating a job that fits with your skill set on the Upwork platform? (Check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Enter a skill into the search bar to find projects that match your own talents
       Use filters on the side of the Search Results page to find a more targeted list
       Search in the same country as you live in because employers can only hire from the countries where they are located
       Add your search preferences to your Job Feed so that you will have an ongoing list of projects that match your skill set

Check all that are needed to qualify as a Top Rated freelancer on the platform:
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       A job success score of at least 90%
       12-month earnings of at least $1,000 through Upwork
       An account in good standing with no recent account holds
       A 100% complete profile
       Up-to-date availability status
       At least 30 days of work history on Upwork

What are some of the things a freelancer should do if he/she has been hired for a fixed price contract? (check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Download the Upwork Team App to track your hours
       Agree on one or more milestones that explictly outline the deliverable(s) with the client before the project starts
       Wait to start work until the milestone has been set and funded with the money in escrow
       Make sure you have been paid for the first milestone before working on a second milestone
       Submit your time log at the end of the project

Check all that are needed to qualify as a Rising Talent on the platform:
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Complete your projects on time and as promised
       Deliver great work to clients and receive great feedback
       Regularly submit proposals to projects in your skill set
       Up-to-date availability stats
       a profile that is 100% complete

What should a freelancer include on their profile? (Check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       A detailed work history
       The most recent picture the freelancer can find
       A professional head shot
       A video of the freelancer doing an activity they enjoy
       Targeted Skills
       Past Work Samples

Regardless of the type of contract agreed upon by the freelancer and the client, the freelancer should always do the following: (check all that apply)
Note: There may be more than one right answer.

       Agree to final payment terms (hours, deliverables, and costs) on the contract offers page
       Confirm that the client has a verified payment method on file
       Always deliver the work through the Upwork platform
       Only agree to receive payments through the Upwork account

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