The world of work is changing — you can see it in the numbers. Freelancers who made up a mere 6% of the workforce in 1989 are expected to represent 43% of the workforce by 2020. This meteoric rise of the freelance workforce can be traced to a number of compounding economic and workforce factors emerging over the past several decades: Average length of...
Posts by Thogori Karago
- LinkedIn for Small Business
The Freelance Economy: Top Trends to Watch in 2017
Thogori Karago December 15, 2016
Freelancers now account for nearly 35% of the U.S. workforce and the trend is only picking up speed with more professionals opting to create their own jobs in lieu of more traditional full-time employment. As we head into the new year, we want to shed a bit more light on this burgeoning sector of the workforce. What kind of location, industry and demographic...
- LinkedIn for Small Business,
Attention all job seekers: we’ve just added even more personalized insights to LinkedIn Jobs to highlight your key connections at a company and help you rise to the top of that stack of resumes. In today’s world of ubiquitous online job postings, it’s no longer about finding jobs, but finding the right job and leveraging your competitive edge to land it, once...