A Worca vs. Upwork Comparison

What’s the best all-in-one Payroll & HR platform for your global team?
All-In-One People Platform
Freelancer Marketplace

Everything you need to hire global talent anywhere, anytime

Worca offers the only end-to-end solution for global hiring. We’ll handle your recruiting, payroll, compliance, and HR so you can accelerate your growth.

Find the right candidate without vetting through hundreds of applicants

Worca screens out poor candidates so that you can hire the best talent faster.
With Worca
No upfront recruiting costs
Dedicated senior in-house recruiter
Access to database of global top 3% talent
90-day guarantee
Upwork allows freelancers and contractors to provide services regardless of their backgrounds and capabilities. You'll need to spend hours posting projects and screening through low-quality candidates.

Hire full-time employees and not just part-time freelancers

Worca provides a complete EOR solution to enable you to hire employees anywhere.
With Worca
Employer of record solutions
Local legal hiring experts
Fully customizable contracts
Local salary and market insights
Upwork's platform is focused on helping companies hire freelancers and gig workers. They do not support hiring full-time employees and do not offer any employee management solutions.

Onboard new hires onto your team in minutes

Worca's helps you onboard, manage equipment, and create custom incentive plans to ensure your hires hit the ground running.
With Worca
Global mobility and visa support
Equipment provisions and management
Employee stock option plans
Global equipment management platform
Upwork doesn't offer solutions to help manage employee productivity or employee onboarding. They don't support stock plans, equipment management, or global mobility.

With Worca

Why People Choose Worca over Upwork.

Customer Support
Worca offers the best in class customer support. Our 24/7 in-app live support makes sure we address your issues quickly.
Easy to Use
Worca's self-service portal makes it easy for contractors and employers to track, manage, and generate invoices and reports. Our distributed HR platform guides users through tasks and documentation from start to finish.
Global Expertise
Worca has local legal, HR, and tax experts in every country. You'll receive market insights on salary, benefits, and regulations to help you make the best decisions for your company. Upwork does not provide any country-specific expertise.
Local Benefits
Worca lets companies provide employees and contractors benefits. Through local partnerships, Worca can offer highly competitive advantages such as health, vision, and dental insurance plans. Upwork does not provide any of these benefits to your hires.
Hiring Flexibility
Worca's pre-screens every candidate to ensure you only receive the most qualified and talented applicants. When recruiting using Upwork, you'll need to spend time vetting through many unqualified freelancers.
Pre-Screened Candidates
Worca's pre-screens every candidate to ensure you only receive the most qualified and talented applicants. When recruiting using Upwork, you'll need to spend time vetting through many unqualified freelancers.
Top Talent
Worca has a proprietary database of prescreened top global talent. Our talents are all college graduates, and all have high English proficiency. Upwork allows anyone to become a freelancer and charges freelancers a high fee, which drives away some of the best talents.
Recruiting Expert
Worca assigns a senior recruiter that will understand your hiring needs and help you recruit the perfect candidate. With Upwork, you'll need to identify and hire workers independently.

We compared Worca with Upwork and couldn’t be happier after choosing Worca. The customer support has been amazing and we’re also saving over $1000 per month.”

Shaw Chen
CEO at Basebuild

Don’t hear it from us. Read what our customers are saying

“Worca’s platform help me smoothly manage all our employees and contractors in Asia. The simple workflow saves me many hours every month.”

Madeline Nachbar
Hubly People Operations Lead

“Worca helped me onboard and run payroll in Taiwan instantly. Thanks for saving me months of work to setup an entity and figure out payroll on my own”

Joanne Owyang
Finfare Head of Finance & Operations

“Worca helped me recruit almost 100 top software engineers in Taiwan in 2021. The quality of the talent is impressive”

Gary Yue
Houzz VP of Engineering

“The seamless process from recruiting to onboarding help Spokeo build a team in Taiwan in a month.”

Harrison Tang
Spokeo Co-founder & CEO

Centralize Payroll and related HR tasks

No upfront recruiting costs
Source from the world’s top 5% of talent
Stay compliant effortlessly
One platform for EOR, Payroll, and HR
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