Talent Toolbox: Engaging with the Upwork Community

Thu, Oct 27, 2022, 9:00 AM (PDT)

Our Talent Toolbox series focuses on different topics and includes interactive elements to help you grow your business on Upwork.

About this event

Did you know Upwork has a very active and engaged community where you can learn from and connect with fellow independent professionals?

Join us on October 27th at 9:00 AM PDT as Event Manager Will Simpson and Community Content Program Manager Mike Jornlin walk through the Upwork community forums, blogs, and avenues to engage with fellow independent professionals. They will be discussing:

  • Where to find resources to help you grow on Upwork
  • How to get involved in discussions and find advice
  • Opportunities to share your expertise in the Community

Mike Jornlin, Upwork Community Content Program Manager:

Mike Jornlin began his writing career as a copywriter and then social media coordinator and blog editor for a leading online retailer of Halloween costumes and party supplies. He began working as a freelance French-to-English translator and editor in 2009. He signed up for Upwork as a freelancer in 2017 and joined the Upwork team in 2018. Among other responsibilities, he manages the Upwork Community Blog, edits videos for the Community team, and serves as a resident Star Wars Expert.

Disclaimer: Upwork does not provide legal advice, and as always, independent professionals remain responsible for their own compliance with all laws and legal requirements in operating their freelance business. The presentation represents the perspectives and opinions of the speakers, and Upwork does not endorse or take responsibility for any of the views expressed.



  • Will Simpson

    Will Simpson

    Upwork Community Events

    Event Manager

    See Bio