BY 2020, nearly half of the workforce will not be employees. They will be contractors, freelancers and temp workers.
How do we handle this big change in the job market? What skills are required to go beyond adapt and survive – and all the way to thrive? Perhaps most important, where do so-called “giggers” find enough work to build a great career?
The freelance economy is in full swing, with some experts predicting that by 2020 freelancers will make up 40 to 50 percent of the workforce.
With the workforce evolving so quickly, how do we adapt and survive?
What if you didn’t have to go work today? What if – instead of spending all that time getting dressed, fighting the traffic, and attending all those meetings where nothing seems to get done – you could actually focus on… the work? From home. Or Starbucks. Or a beach in Bali? That is exactly the question this infographic from BargainFox and SavvyBeaver seems to be asking. Even more important, it answers that question while providing real data to show how you can become a successful digital nomad – as a worker, freelancer, leader or entrepreneur. But be careful, because after reading this those board shorts,
As a result of the fluctuating job market and the need to earn income, many job seekers have come to rely on freelancing; from writing to web design to marketing, freelancers have been able to work globally and independently through various online workplace platforms.
And many freelance professionals have used the valuable experience gained to bring them back to the traditional job market – with more confidence, a better skill set, and a better resume…
It’s true: your job search is a full-time job.
But if you’re dedicating all of your waking hours to finding a job, you might be neglecting something just as important: maintaining your career.
Your career doesn’t have to go on hold just because you’re searching for a full-time position, however…