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Interviews at Upwork

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Upwork.
Interview experience
Based on 19 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 19 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 18 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Upwork

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
50%
About a week
22%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
6%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
56%
Written test
28%
Take-home/sample work
28%
On-site interview
22%
Presentation
17%
Least reported steps
Background check
11%
Group interview
0%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Upwork

  • The interview can be done via the Upwork messages.
    Shared on 29 April 2020 - Virtual Assistant - Virtual space
  • I didn't have an actual interview.
    Shared on 6 August 2018 - Writer/Editor - Skikda
  • You must file out a profile about yourself. It is an extensive process. After filling out a profile and submitting it, you have to wait to be excepted before being able to start work with Upwork.
    Shared on 6 October 2017 - Freelance video editor - United States

Interview questions at Upwork

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • english test,skills and work experience
    Shared on 15 August 2020 - Audio Engineer, - Nairobi, KE