Upwork Overview

  • www.upwork.com
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2014
  • Company - Public (UPWK)
  • Staffing & Outsourcing
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Upwork is the world’s work marketplace, connecting millions of businesses with independent talent around the globe. We serve everyone from one-person startups to 30% of the Fortune 100 with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and freelancers to work ...
Mission: Our vision is independent talent at the heart of every business. Our mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives.

Company Updates

October 1, 2019
We've been named one of the Healthiest Employers® of the Bay Area for 2019! This award recognizes companies that have made a commitment to impact the health of their workplace and honors the “best of the best” in corporate wellness and population health. Thank you to all the team members who have helped make healthy living a priority at and outside of work. #HealthiestEmployers
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Upwork Reviews

4.2
76%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
Hayden Brown
Hayden Brown
87 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Amazing Company"

Sep 9, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer

Pros

Flexibility and great clients along with great support

Cons

There are no cons for working at upwork.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Upwork

4.2
(106 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Upwork?

...There's a push for diversity and inclusion but the system itself is biased and the goal to grow the company (clients and freelancers) focuses on the US, whereas the mission is aimed at global audiences....Read More

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Upwork Interviews

Experience
Positive46%
Negative35%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online71%
Recruiter12%
Employee Referral9%
Difficulty
2.6
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    Anonymous Employee in Nigeria
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Interview

    You will be asked to accurately type everything you hear from an audio file.
    You will be given a set of instructions to follow.
    You will be graded on how well you complied with the instructions.
    Interview

    Bidding for jobs on upwork can be really frustrating especially if you are from a third world country like me.

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Upwork Awards & Accolades

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Upwork FAQ

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Does Upwork offer massages?

...The perks are great with free lunches, drinks and snack along with cell phone and gym reimbursements....

November 13, 2020

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