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Freelancing is on the rise

Freelancing is on the rise

  • According to the freelance marketplace Upwork, the number of full-time freelancers grew from 28% in 2019 to 36% in 2020.
  • The pandemic may have accelerated the trend, it's not showing signs of slowing down.
  • In five years, by 2027, 86.5 million people will be freelancing in the United States.
  • Freelancers are in high demand in pretty much every skill area that can be done in front of a computer.

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