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A client once told us that he loves Upwork for a chance to find really brilliant freelancers there. But how do you find these gems among so many average, or worse, unqualified candidates?

We know it can be hard and tiresome, so today we collected a few tips on what to pay attention in the freelancers' profile descriptions:

  1. Check if the freelancer has a specialized profile, connected with your niche. This would mean that he knows specific details allowing you to solve your problems faster, and more efficient.

  2. Check out the portfolios. First of all, you will be able to find a person with the rights style and skill-set. Also, you can choose references that appeal to you the most and show them to the freelancer to be on the same page of what the result should look like.

  3. Consider hiring freelancers with a rising talent badge in their profile. They are highly motivated in good reviews and usually ready to go over and beyond to deliver a great experience.

  4. At the bottom of the profile, you can find past rates the freelancer worked for. This will help you negotiate the best turns for the both of you.

  5. Last, but probably, most important. Avoid freelancers who say in the profile that they can do everything for little pay.

By the way, if the freelancer's personality is important to you besides their skills and experience, you can check out their introduction video.

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