How to succeed as a freelancer

How to succeed as a freelancer

Though freelancing is a way to do flexible, meaningful work, there are financial and mental barriers to overcome The Freelance Economy (popularly called the Gig Economy) often brings up associations of ridesharing, delivery, and click-work. The labour sharing platforms are portrayed in public debates as an expanding source of “real or potential exploitation, undermining the […]

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Freelance Writing for Affiliate Niches – a Lucrative Business

Freelance Writing for Affiliate Niches – a Lucrative Business

The internet has created absolutely loads of opportunities for freelance writers. One of the biggest is the world of affiliate marketing. It can be really lucrative if you have good knowledge of a specialist subject that people build internet businesses around. In this article, we’ll be looking closely at how freelance writers fit in the […]

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The Unexpected Path to Becoming a Six-Figure Freelance Writer

The Unexpected Path to Becoming a Six-Figure Freelance Writer

Ever wonder if there’s a well-trodden path to being a six-figure freelance writer? You know…a step-by-step plan, without any twists and turns, that leads you straight to that sought-after income goal for a lot of freelance writers. If you’re just starting out or you’ve been a freelance writer for some time, you’ve probably experienced the […]

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Why the gig economy is all about embracing change

Why the gig economy is all about embracing change

Members at the WeWork Cos. Iceberg co-working space in Tokyo, Japan. Freelancers are becoming a larger part of the modern workforce. Bloomberg In my second year of studying for my mass communication degree, I learned about influencer marketing. The concept of companies hiring and paying individuals to promote a product or service was foreign to […]

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Gig economy: Are we ready for the next big shift

Gig economy: Are we ready for the next big shift

Complete staffing plans are built around the assumption of gig workers filling specific roles. By Sanjay Lakhotia As another financial year begins, it’s time to rethink the impact of gig economy on corporate India. Gig economy—where companies tend to hire independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time workers—is making stronger inroads into corporate India, with […]

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Tech recruiter launches European freelance service

Tech recruiter launches European freelance service

hackajob aims to eradicate unconscious bias in recruitment by matching candidates by their skills and not CVs Razvan Creanga, CEO and co-founder Tech recruitment platform hackajob is launching a freelance contract service to hire talent. With the aim to eradicating unconscious bias from the recruitment process, hackajob’s assessment platform uses AI technology to assess candidates […]

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Senior Program Manager, Freelancer & Agency Success

Senior Program Manager, Freelancer & Agency Success

Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s largest freelancing website. Each year $1.7 billion of work happens through Upwork, allowing businesses to get more done and helping professionals break free of traditional time and place boundaries and work anytime, anywhere on projects they love. At Upwork, you’ll help build on this momentum. Together, we’ll create economic and […]

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Upwork Releases Latest Top 20 Fastest-Growing Skills for Freelancers

Upwork Releases Latest Top 20 Fastest-Growing Skills for Freelancers

the largest freelancing website, today released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series. It sheds light on new and emerging skills and provides real-time validation of current trends in the labor market and tech […]

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