Four ways to develop soft skills as a freelancer

For some professionals, freelance is a source of extra income. Others dedicate themselves exclusively to it, either as an alternative to unemployment or the search for a more flexible routine. But, like job seekers, freelancers should not be limited to technical skills. It is necessary to improve soft skills . K...

Gig Economy as Global Trend

Within 10 years, freelancers will account for more than 50 percent of the U.S. working population. What are the implications for consumer cultures and corporate ones? ...

Remote Working is Changing the Future of Working Environment 

COVID-19 struck hard as we started to work from home, most of us had to hit the running ground to accommodate our attitudes and habits. And when there's a situation like this, the pace of business is totally different. Weeks tend to feel like months in uncertain situation. 

How the Gig Economy Reshape Careers for the Next Generation?

The word "gig economy" became popular at the height of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, task-based labour has grown and has become an important factor in the overall economy. The idea of receiving money from short-term activities has long been around.

Coronavirus-related Layoffs Expanding Roles for Freelancers in These Hot Sectors

Hiring managers are accelerating the use of freelancers, according to the annual Future of the Workforce Report from the job platform Upwork, with the unemployment rate at 13.5 per cent and a rapidly changing job market.

Remote Momentum: Has COVID-19 Caused a Gig Economy Boom?

For all the uncertainty that Coronavirus has caused worldwide, there’s one thing that we can be sure of: remote work is booming.  ...

Success in the Gig Economy

Martha, an independent consultant   left a global consulting firm to set out on her own.  Now she's part of a widely defined as gig economy, an emerging ...