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Freelancers Today Have More Options Than Ever Before

Freelancers Today Have More Options Than Ever Before

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Freelancing: A Brief History

Freelancing has been around for centuries.

References to the word “freelance” date back to the early 19th century. Thomas N. Brown first used the term in The Life and Times of Hugh Miller (1809). 

Freelancing r...

The Freelancer Explosion

In 2020, as a result of the pandemic, the freelance revolution has now truly arrived. It’s currently being forecast that by 2028, 

Qualified Staff, Hired Temporarily

As companies struggle to find qualified staff, they increasingly rely on contractors to complete tasks that require specialized skills. Data analysts, big data experts, AI and machine learning specialists, software engineers, and IT security analysts will be in high demand for the foreseeable fut...

People Are Choosing to Freelance

  • Freelancers are in high demand in almost every skill area that can be done in front of a computer.
  • Seventy percent of respondents said their desire to be a freelancer is related to seeking a better “rhythm” between their career and personal goals.
  •  62% of survey respondents s...

Creativity Boost and Deeper Talent Pool

Freelancers have many opportunities to develop their creative skills. Accessing diverse cultures and approaches for all fields is facilitated by exposure to international markets and various industries. Freelancers can therefore adapt their activities and projects to different markets, thereby ex...

Reducing Costs

Unlike having a full-time or in-house team, employers can save money by hiring freelancers on an as-need basis. For example, they can outsource a web designer or IT specialist when building their website or troubleshooting. As a result, they can dedicate this money to other aspects of the busines...

Hybrid and Remote Work Is Here to Stay

Hybrid and remote aren’t going anywhere even as the world returns to somewhat normalcy. In fact, by shifting their talent model to include both full-time and freelance employees, 90% of companies surveyed predict that they will gain a competitive advantage in the future.

Workers have more f...

How to Land Your Next Freelance Gig

Freelancing is growing. And, it’s also never been easier to land freelance work.

Apart from referrals, it may also be beneficial to join trade or industry associations where you will be able to meet others who share your interests.

You can utilize social media. By joining groups, buil...

Niche Freelance Sites

  • Contena and Freelance Writing Gigs for writers.
  • For designers, there are 99 Designs and Behance.
  • Developers should check out Codeable.
  • The Creative Loft is perfect fo...

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