In The Future, Freelance Workers Will Dominate Over Full-Time Employees – Forbes

Freelancer Working from CafeAdobeStock_145451119It’s 2028, and there are more freelancers than full-time employees. More than ever, businesses are leveraging the talents of freelancers, but the tools needed to hire and pay freelancers include dozens of fragmented online and offline tools manually strung together.

Enter Archie, the company that’s building the financial infrastructure for the freelance economy, starting with the problem of payments. It’s banking on the future of work being domin…….

A New Global Star In The Freelance Revolution: UST Shows the Way – Forbes

GettygettyIndia is appropriately lauded for its seismic contributions to the tech industry. The industry employs almost 4.5 million people. Three quarters or 75% of tech revenues are exported. The United States takes two-thirds of India’s tech service exports.

Indian tech has created great global companies like Infosys and Convergent and amazing leadership talent like Arvind Krishna CEO of IBM, Sundar Pichai of Alphabet.com, and Satya Nadella CEO of Microsoft.

Amongst fast growing mid-sized t…….

Freelance work, side hustles, and the gig economy – McKinsey

In the working world, a full-time job with one employer has been considered the norm for decades, but this model fails to describe how a significant share of the US workforce makes a living. In the latest iteration of McKinsey’s American Opportunity Survey (AOS), a remarkable 36 percent of employed respondents—equivalent to 58 million Americans when extrapolated from the representative sample—identify as independent workers. This figure represents a notable increase since we estimat…….

Digital roles are the highest paid and the most in-demand freelance jobs hired by SMEs – Digital Information World

Over the past 20 years, the number of self-employed people in the UK, including freelancers, has grown by 14%. But how can businesses better understand this growing space? A new study by Iwoca, a small business lender, has surveyed 500 UK SMEs to reveal how many businesses are hiring freelancers, and examined the freelancer website Upwork to identify the roles with the highest demand. The study also analysed the costings of different roles to shed light on how much businesses can expect to spen…….

Digital roles are the highest paid and the most in-demand freelance jobs hired by SMEs – Digital Information World

Over the past 20 years, the number of self-employed people in the UK, including freelancers, has grown by 14%. But how can businesses better understand this growing space? A new study by Iwoca, a small business lender, has surveyed 500 UK SMEs to reveal how many businesses are hiring freelancers, and examined the freelancer website Upwork to identify the roles with the highest demand. The study also analysed the costings of different roles to shed light on how much businesses can expect to spen…….

A Dozen Good Reasons To Freelance – Forbes

GettygettySomeone recently asked whether I would recommend the shift from full-time employment to freelancing. In support I offered all kinds of general stats, but none generated much interest. Then I remembered my old social psychological research by Stanford professor Lee Ross, namely the “fundamental attribution error”. It holds that “big data” is rarely more compelling or convincing than real-life examples a.k.a. the specific beats the general. So, here’s another answer to the ques…….

Telecom Sector Has Created Over 500,000 Jobs, Adds $70 Billion to the Economy – Investors King Ltd

The latest data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the industry regulator, show that internet subscriptions stood at 152.3 million in August ’22, representing an increase of 0.2% m/m and 8.6% y/y.
On a month-on-month basis, there were 261,094 new subscribers, which is the lowest m/m increase recorded this year. Anecdotal evidence points towards weaker spending capacity among consumers, following the upticks in the headline inflation. We assume that to manage costs, con…….

A Dozen Good Reasons To Freelance – Forbes

GettygettySomeone recently asked whether I would recommend the shift from full-time employment to freelancing. In support I offered all kinds of general stats, but none generated much interest. Then I remembered my old social psychological research by Stanford professor Lee Ross, namely the “fundamental attribution error”. It holds that “big data” is rarely more compelling or convincing than real-life examples a.k.a. the specific beats the general. So, here’s another answer to the ques…….

Meet Vellu: The Luxurious, Sustainable Bamboo Satin Brand – 303 Magazine

Quality is key when it comes to clothing, but vibrant colors, silky soft fabrics and flattering designs don’t hurt either. Kyra Rehman and Troy Bush accomplished exactly this in creating Vellu, a luxurious and eco-friendly brand featuring pieces made with bamboo satin that prioritize a love of the female form and dedication to sustainable fashion. 
All photography by Sinuhe Xavier/courtesy of Vellu
With Vellu, everything is intentional, and the soul of the brand is the process and detail…….

Struggling to Hire Great Freelance Talents? Maybe It’s Time for Self-Reflection – Entrepreneur

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Running a small business or a startup involves many different responsibilities. Often, you have limited resources and a limited budget to accomplish every task internally and hire full-time employees.Hiring freelancers and virtual assistants is a great way to get extra hands for your business without having to commit full-time. You can use freelancers whenever there is a need for their services, so you pay as you go……..