Upwork and Freelancers Union recently published the results of “Freelancing in America: 2017” (FIA), a comprehensive measure of the U.S. independent workforce. The fourth annual study estimates that 57.3 million Americans are freelancing (36 percent of the U.S. workforce) and contribute approximately $1.4 trillion annually to the economy, an increase of almost 30% […]

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Millions of clients and freelancers are converging on online task sites like Upwork (previously oDesk),  Toptal, Elance, Craigslist, Guru, TaskRabbit, Fivrr and other portals. With greater awareness of the portals, there is also increasing competition from bidders and freelancers seeking work. Even the popular professional social media site Linkedin has […]

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