The freelance economy is growing day by day and with the current buoyancy in tech, the trend is bound to grow more in the coming years. Freelancing marketplaces are springing up to make hiring as simple and as quick as buying a cup of coffee. At present, more than 57 million U.S. workers are freelancers, and there is an estimated increase of 3.7 million freelancers in the U.S. in the past five years. It is predicted that 43% of the U.S. workforce will be freelancers by 2020. From this rapid growth, expectations are to continue for many years to come.
This means that one in two of us working in professional services will be freelancing within the next 5 years. Read more@RemotePanda