Why Do Organizations Work With Freelancers? - Forbes  1 day, 13 hours ago


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Why Do Organizations Work With Freelancers?
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I'll be talking about freelancers much more in the coming weeks and months as I work with Work Market, a freelance management system vendor (disclosure: client). They have shared some of their data, client stories, and ideas with me that really sparked
Why Organizations Use FreelancersHuffington Post

 

Sharing economy makes it pay to work on your own - CNBC  2 days, 19 hours ago


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Sharing economy makes it pay to work on your own
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Cherin is one of an increasing number of Americans who is freelancing. A 2010 survey by Intuit forecast that by 2020, 40 percent of the workforce, or 60 million Americans, will be doing some kind freelance work, up from the current estimate of 33 percent.

 

The Expanding Definition Of Independence In The Freelance Economy - Fast Company  2 days, 20 hours ago


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The Expanding Definition Of Independence In The Freelance Economy
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Out of necessity, more and more freelancers are leading the way. They've already figured out that it's possible to put your working life together in new, mold-breaking ways. It starts from an acknowledgment of the reality, however uninspiring, that

 

Small Talk: Half the workforce could be freelance soon, but ministers haven't ... - The Independent  6 days, 6 hours ago


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Small Talk: Half the workforce could be freelance soon, but ministers haven't ...
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That's the prediction of PeoplePerHour, an online platform that matches people looking to get jobs done with freelancers capable of doing them. It says that on current trends, more than 50 per cent of working people will be doing at least some

 

The State Of The American Freelancer In 2015 - Fast Company  1 week, 2 days ago


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The State Of The American Freelancer In 2015
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When job prospects dwindled in the wake of the 2008 recession, many took to freelancing as a temporary solution to help pay the bills in the interim. Seven years later, however, research shows that freelancers are now in it for the long haul, reporting

 

More young people opting to freelance - Channel News Asia  2 weeks, 4 days ago


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More young people opting to freelance
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SINGAPORE: Freelance work is shedding its image as an intermediate form of employment for those between jobs. The trend of temporary work might be shifting to a more permanent role in today's employment landscape as more young people in Singapore 

 

This one policy could be the key to making the freelance economy work - Business Insider Australia  3 weeks ago


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This one policy could be the key to making the freelance economy work
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There's a certain view of the future of the economy in Silicon Valley that envisions people working independently of companies. It's a freelancer model wherein people and their skills are portable. They move from company to company, plugging in their

 

Winning at the new freelance life: how to be a brand and be happy - Mashable  3 weeks, 2 days ago


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Winning at the new freelance life: how to be a brand and be happy
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Yuccies — the young urban creative professionals who are replacing hipsters — are foregoing full time salaries in favor of freelancing to do the creative work that they love, including photography, web designing, painting, and writing. That means

 

The Best Cities For Freelancers - Forbes  3 weeks, 6 days ago


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The Best Cities For Freelancers
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Do you have a full-time job with a 401(k) and health benefits? Don't count on it lasting until you're ready to retire. Increasingly companies are moving toward a contingent workforce. According to a 2010 study by tax preparation software firm Intuit
Best Cities for Freelance WorkersNerdWallet (blog)
Atlanta No. 13 top city for freelance workersAtlanta Business Chronicle

 

Working 9-5 becoming a less popular way to make living - Hattiesburg American  4 weeks, 1 day ago


Working 9-5 becoming a less popular way to make living
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An industry dedicated to serving the companies that offer freelance and contract work and the people who fill those openings is growing. Gigs can be found at a number of websites, such as Upwork.com and Freelancer.com, or through hiring services that