Nov 27, 2022
Market Researcher Jenna Kang-Graham
When Korean Hyunjin, or ‘Jenna’ as she’s also known, met her American husband, she moved to be with him and needed to find work in small town USA.
Whilst blogging tips about international relationships, Jenna found readers started to approach her for help with their own written English requirements like cover letters and applications. Her freelance journey had begun.
Years later she joined Elance, that became Upwork, and worked her way up to be one of the top 1% professionals on the freelancer job site.
Her blog meanwhile spawned what is now the largest community for Korean/international couples. Currently based back in South Korea, along with regular clients on Upwork, her free community brings her plenty of opportunities as her members recommend her too.
Maybe Upwork doesn’t have to be a race to the bottom after all. Hear Jenna's story. And her cat.
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