Self-employed workers need to plan ahead and stay organized throughout the year.
The gig economy proves that independent contract work is much more than something to do between jobs. It can be a full-time career.
Freelancers must acquire multiple skills and expand horizons to leverage the global opportunity
Freelancers are not bound by geography and this enables companies to partner with the best minds to get their job done
Avoiding in-office distractions can be a major plus for your company.
Access to affordable health insurance has sped the growth of the gig economy. Losing that coverage will make freelancing untenable for many.
Will New York's freelancer rights bill spread to other cities? Stay tuned.
Working a job all day and freelancing the rest of the time is tough but digital tools are making it easier.
Greater change is coming and new emerging platforms are changing markets in multiple industries.
The freelance and contract economy opens up options for time, balance and flexibility.
Coding takes time to master, so you may be better off to hire a freelancer to handle the heavy lifting.
On-demand platforms provide convenience for the client, with a high volume of jobs being sent to workers or small businesses.