There’s been a 115% increase in telecommuting over the last 10 years, and 43% of the U.S. workforce currently performs remote work to some degree.
So what’s the forecast for 2018? What does it all mean for current and aspiring freelancers and flex workers?
I’ve now successfully made the transition to a freelance writer, and here’s the thing: freelancing is just as cool as you’ve heard. I get to make my own hours, choose my clients, and take meetings in my PJs.
But freelancing is also just as hard as you’ve heard, and I’ve learned a lot of job seeking lessons…
While a full-time job may be the target of your job search, it’s worthwhile to examine the opportunities available to you through freelance or consulting work.
Let’s take a look at the some of the high’s, low’s, and gotta-know’s to help you decide if freelancing is right for you…
Welcome to the gig economy. The realities of the way we do business today often make it more profitable for companies solve problems with project-based, contract work. As a result, opportunities for freelancers have grown significantly. But it takes a certain kind of person to succeed as a freelancer. It’s not right for everyone. A quick look into the freelance mind could help you determine if freelance work is right for you.
There are many reasons to choose one particular freelance job over another. As a student who is already juggling a hefty workload, you want to dedicate your extra time to an experience that will help you out in the long run. That said there are different types of benefits to consider.
From the recent recession to the constant advancement of mobile and digital technology, there are a number of reasons why many of today’s college students and recent graduates turn to freelance opportunities before they settle into a career.