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August 18, 2020
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Freelancing

The global COVID-19 pandemic has propelled the freelance global market into greater heights of viability. Freelancing jobs seem to be the way of the future, and there have been numerous articles (we’ve included an excerpt from one below) that have indicated that freelancing jobs are on a high growth trajectory.

Check out an excerpt from a Forbes article, written in 2020, which speaks to how this global pandemic has impacted the freelancing global market.

…it’s fairly evident from the PwC and BCG reports that freelance and independent management consulting opportunity is likely to increase and broaden as a result of COVID 19. What might we expect:

More companies are likely to access freelancers both for cost efficiency and to supplement critical skill sets. Without doubt, freelancing enables a more cost and time efficient approach to supplementing or adding critical technical skills. But, beyond cost efficiency, freelancing makes it possible to attract world-class talent that would be unavailable to most organizations on a full-time basis. Perhaps the expert wouldn’t be interested in full-time work, or his or her full-time cost would blow up the staffing budget. But, she or he would be available on a project basis, or as a part-time or consulting advisor….

This is a link to the article for your reference:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonyounger/2020/04/14/covid-19-is-likely-to-give-freelancing-a-major-growth-spurt/#383d968a7f37

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