The Freelancing Economy Continues To Boom

Geography: United States —Research Source:  Upwork & Freelancers Union —Date: October 2016 —Findings: 35% of the U.S. workforce is represented by the freelance workforce which grew from 53 million in 2014 to 55 million in 2016. 63% of freelancers said they started freelancing by choice — up 10 points (from 53%) since 2014. 73% of freelancers said that technology has made […]

34% Of U.S. Workers Are Doing Freelance Work

Geography: United States Research Source: Freelancers Union —Date: September 2014 —Findings: 34% of U.S. workers are freelancing. 32% increase in demand for freelancers within the past year. 69% of freelancers report that technology makes it easier to find freelance work. 42% have done freelance work via the internet. 65% said freelancing as a career path is more respected […]