7 Things Freelancers Can do to Survive 2020

Well before the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of employees worldwide out of jobs or into working from home, the global workforce was shifting. The gig economy has been thriving in the past few years, with Upwork and the American Freelancer’s Union estimating that by 2027, over half of the country’s workforce would be made up of freelancers. […]

Working Remotely? Here’s 5 Tips for Better Video Conferencing

One of the most profound impacts of the current global pandemic is the widespread shift to working from home. As more and more organizations transition to being remote, employees worldwide are quickly learning how to navigate all aspects of working digitally – which means adapting to remote working tools like video conferencing. WFH Trends During COVID-19 In […]

Freelancing During Coronavirus? Here’s How to Network While Social Distancing

Life and business as we know it have dramatically changed in the last few weeks, and now, more than ever is the time to adapt to new circumstances and start innovating. In fact, it’s times like these that often lead to creative breakthroughs! As a freelancer during the coronavirus pandemic, new assignments or opportunities from clients […]

Remote Hiring: How to Hire Overseas Freelancers and Contractors

There are numerous benefits to hiring independent contractors and freelancers, propelling the growth of the global gig economy. In the current climate, the widespread shift to remote work is further contributing to this trend and remote work is quickly becoming the new norm. Remote workers bring honed skills and new ways of thinking to the […]

Top Platforms to Hire Freelancers in 2020

Hiring freelancers in 2020 will let you secure some of the top talent in the world while reducing overhead costs. A growing number of SMBs and larger companies are embracing supplementing their teams by tapping into international freelance talent pools, boosting productivity across a range of business operations from marketing to web development. So, what’s […]

5 Must-Have Skills to Succeed in a Remote Position

If you want to be a remote worker, these are the skills you need to have. Remote work is on the rise. Many professionals are choosing to ditch their 9-to-5 office jobs for the flexibility of working from anywhere. With all the technological advances available, fewer people feel the need to confine themselves to a cubicle and see […]

How to Overcome the 5 Top Challenges of Remote Freelance Work

To an outsider looking in, the notion of liberating yourself from a corporate environment and controlling your own success as a freelancer probably seems like nothing less than a dream. So much so that (as a slideshare study presented by Upwork shows) 57.3 million Americans were freelancing as of 2017. (Freelancing In America 2017 used the figure of 36 percent […]

A Freelancer’s Guide to the Gig Economy

Want to be a freelancer or contractor? Here’s what you need to know. Approximately 57 million Americans were freelancing in 2019, and if trends continue, more than half of Americans be will freelancing in the future, according to a study conducted by Upwork, a large freelancing platform provider. Some of these workers are full-time freelancers; […]

The 2020 Freelancer Income Report

Freelancer Income Report 2020 The freelance economy is booming and is quickly becoming the lifestyle of choice for many workers worldwide. We surveyed over 7,000 global freelancers from over 150 countries to learn about their hourly rates, average income and skills. Here you’ll discover: How much you could charge for your services The best social […]

3 Reasons To Try Freelancing

3 Reasons To Try Freelancing   How many times have you thought about freelancing, but never pursued it? Perhaps you want a side gig, or you’ve been curious about quitting the corporate world all together to start your own thing…but fear is holding you back from making the switch. You’re not alone. As a career […]