Discussion in 'Computers' started by SwissBob, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. SwissBob

    SwissBob Funster

    Jun 9, 2016
    Wattwil, switzerland and Vienne, France
    Any freelancers here using Upwork?

    I've been with it for a few months and while I've had a few lucrative engagements I find it less than useful overall so will ditch it if I can find a good alternative. My rants include

    • The client side just don't seem to understand what a database is - job posted for database administrator often turns out to be a requirement for a front end web developer.
    • Same goes for technical architect.
    • Requests for deep expertise with a rate of $3 an hour which seems like a joke but the job gets hundreds of proposals.
    • Client side almost never closes jobs that have been hired or expired - way too much junk.
    • The search functionality is just rubbish.
    • The fees/commission are mental for the service offered.

    What are the alternatives? The answer is not freelancer.com ;)

Share This Page