Skilled Freelancers Don’t Want Traditional Jobs | The Gig Economy Roundup

By Julia Ryder
October 7, 2019

 

 

The Freelance Revolution Is Rising In Dubai – Forbes

There’s no doubt that Dubai is evolving in its embrace of things modern like the freelance revolution. The changing skyline says it all. The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, is a strong message of Dubai’s ambition to become a modern culture, and a diversified economy.

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Years Ago, Most People Viewed Freelance Work as Temporary. Not Anymore, Says a New Study – Inc.

Millions of Americans are joining the freelance ranks, and more of them are opting to remain in that status long-term than ever before. That’s according to the sixth annual Freelancing in America study, published on Thursday by hiring platform Upwork and the nonprofit Freelancers Union.

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Skilled Freelancers, Earning More per Hour Than 70% of Workers in Us, Don’t Want Traditional Jobs – CNBC

There are now 57 million Americans in the freelance economy, and the majority — 51% — say no amount of money would ever entice them to take a traditional job. That’s according to a study released today by Upwork and Freelancers Union. The top reasons: flexibility and the ability to work and live wherever they choose.

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