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Looking for a Freelancer? Here's How to Know If You've Found the Right One Hiring a freelancer requires almost the same amount of consideration as finding in-house talent. Doing so provides business owners and team managers to fully assess whether an independent worker is the right fit for their team.

By Pierre Raymond Edited by Kara McIntyre

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Despite challenging economic conditions and droves of layoffs spilling into several industry sectors, the U.S. labor market remains remarkably strong, with unemployment standing at a nearly five-decade low.

Organizations continue to show resilience against the face of widespread adversity, however many of them are finding it harder to hire highly skilled workers, as the number of employees voluntarily resigning continues to outpace historic data.

Finding the right talent remains a persistent problem for many organizations. Changes in workplace benefits and new return-to-office mandates have made it even harder to retain existing workers. Demand for increased workplace flexibility and hybrid work models continues to outshine higher compensation and other traditional benefits.

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