To prevent falling victim to payment scams, which tips should you follow to protect yourself from suspicious activities?

Share your bank information with your client Accept mailed checks from your client Contact Upwork’s customer support when a client offers to pay you directly via PayPal, Western Union, or another method outside of the Upwork payments system Accept a job where the client asks you to pay money to get a job

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What do you need to qualify for Upwork’s Payment Protection for hourly jobs? (Please check all that apply.)

You must have an hourly contract You must have a client with a verified billing method You must log your hours with the Upwork Desktop App You must write out activities performed in the Work Diary with memos or activities labels You must exceed the contract’s weekly time limit set by the client

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What are the best practices for submitting a winning proposal through Upwork? (Please check all that apply.)

Write a personal and professional greeting Describe your relevant experience in key areas listed in the job post – demonstrate you’ve 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 […]

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Which of the following statements about Upwork’s Terms of Service are true? (Please check all that apply.)

You commit to keeping client relationships on Upwork for at least 24 months unless you or your client pays a conversion fee to take the relationship off the marketplace Soliciting or accepting payment from an Upwork client off the platform is a violation of Upwork’s Terms of Service You can only have ONE Upwork account. […]

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Which of the following statements about your Job Success Score on Upwork are true? (Please check all that apply.)

Your Job Success Score measures your client’s satisfaction with your overall work history on Upwork Longer-term relationships are a plus and can help boost your score Jobs with higher earnings weigh more and will have a bigger impact on your score

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