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Excellent to got money, flexible timeAlways felt at home when at work, bosses were good to deal with, the safety culture was a ten compared to other places of work.

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Good working environment, nice work-life balance, friendly environment, fishing activities during summer, lots of good training courses, good salary, and bonus.

Cons

site a very strict, was not a brilliant place to work
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environnement tranquil

environnement de travail tranquil pour progresser et avancer
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Productive and fun though

It's fun working here, just that the hourly pay need to be looked into and politics has to stop. There should be flexibility to move from one technology to another without sentiments. Also, freelancers complaints has to be looked into with utmost emergency and not be abandoned.

Pros

Bonus

Cons

Not flexible to move from one technology to another and the hourly rate is rigid. Also, percentage cut from hourly rate is too big and they also collect big percentage from bonus too, which is weird!
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Very competitive

As an online platform for freelancers, it is very competitive and needs you to update over time to survive in the field. I've been studying and always be updated to cope with the flow of the different business perspective and needs.

Pros

Free hours

Cons

unsecured payment
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Ça en vaut la peine quand on travaille fort!

J'ai d'abord été déçue sur la plateforme parce que malgré mes nombreuses années d'expérience professionnelle comme rédactrice ailleurs, j'étais traitée comme une amateur. Certains clients offrent un salaire ridicule (5$ pour 3000 mots) ou demandent tellement de révisions que ça en revient à moins du salaire minimum. Heureusement, j'ai pu trouver des clients charmants qui m'ont donné des projets très intéressants, qui me paient de façon juste et qui apprécient mon travail à sa juste valeur. C'est facile de se trouver quelques contrats quand on a du temps libre puis prendre une pause quand on est occupé et pouvoir travailler où et quand on veut. Il y a bien sûr de très mauvais clients sur Upwork, mais aussi des très bons et ce n'est pas entièrement la faute du site. Leur service à la clientèle sur Facebook est également très bon. Upwork ne fait rien de mal, mais il faut tout de même faire attention aux mauvais clients qui s'y trouvent et qui ne respectent pas les travailleurs autonomes.

Pros

Travailler quand on veut, grande autonomie, contrats de tout genre.

Cons

Il y a souvent de mauvais clients sur la plateforme.
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Great team

Got to learn more new things with different culture. Team lead and team members were very helpful in providing and teaching new techniques in simple terms.
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Souplesse dans les conditions de travail

Upwork m'a permis de développer mes compétences et de m'ouvrir à de nouvelles expériences professionnelles. Je suis libre de choisir avec qui travailler et de proposer le tarif correspondant au travail. Nécessite de l'auto-discipline et un grand professionnalisme pour honorer le travail demandé.

Pros

Travail en freelance

Cons

Aucun pour l'instant
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Great work experience in data entry and research

I had fun working with my clients in Upwork. They were really affable whenever I need some clarifications regarding work. Salary was also sufficient.
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