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Why I auto-opt out of fixed-price jobs on Upwork

For top-rated freelancers, I don’t see the appeal in fixed-rate jobs

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As a full-time freelancer for the past four years, I’m still surprised by how long I’ve been on Upwork. Since the days before the merge of oDesk and Elance, I’ve been toying with the idea of working remotely on an exclusive basis. When I quit my last corporate job and…

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

When I'm not writing about news, politics and relationships on "We Need to Talk" or cracking jokes on "Tickled," find me on Substack. Visit Shamontiel.com