I just signed up as a freelancer. How do I get started?

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Thanks for joining Work for Impact! We're happy to have you on board and we look forward to working with you.

We want to make sure you have everything you need to be successful on our platform, so here are a few tips to help you get started:

Complete Your Profile

Before sending out any proposals we recommend that you complete your freelancer profile. This includes adding a photo and filling in your bio, work history, education, impact goals, and personal goals.

Click here for more information on how to set up your profile.

Verify Your Skills

During the sign-up process, you'll be asked to verify one skill. We require all of our freelancers to have verified skills before applying for jobs, so be sure to complete this step. After you've verified your first skill you'll have the option of verifying additional skills if you wish.

Click here for more information on how to verify your skills.

Search for Jobs

Once your profile is complete you're ready to start searching for jobs. Our wide range of filters and options allow you to quickly find available jobs that meet your criteria and are related to your skillset.

Click here for more information on how to search for jobs.

Send Proposals

When you find a job that you're interested in applying for you can do so by submitting a proposal. In your proposal, you'll be able to tell the client how you can help them with their project. You'll also be asked to include your proposed rate. If a client is interested in your proposal they'll reach out to you through our website.

Click here for more information on how to send a proposal.

Join the Work for Impact Community

The Work for Impact Community forum is a great place to talk to other freelancers and users, ask questions about the platform, and make new friends.

Click here to sign up and join the conversation.

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