Quite frankly, I get tired of seeing posts like this in the Upwork Community Forums. And it’s not so much the posts themselves, but the sheer volume of posts that repeat the same statement two posts down.
I’m not the only one, either. The Upwork staff has better things to do than repeat themselves like a broken record, so the rest of the forum regulars are left to explain how the global market works…over and over…and over and over.
So I’ve decided to break it down here folks too lazy to search.
The great rates debate on Upwork
oConomy – Rates by categories
Upwork Forum – Search for “minimum wage”
Upwork Forum – Search for “low rates”
What Good Morning America doesn’t tell you about Upwork
The rates debate on the internet
Is Upwork economically viable?
Escape the commodity trap
Freelance writing rates
The truth about “Data Entry” jobs
Rates vs. wages
Think you’re someone special?
What happens when the most “entitled” generation hits a recession?
Something for nothing: The entitlement mentality
Of freelancing and the arrogance of Americans