The pandemic Covid-19 has been affecting the lives of each individual all over the world this year 2020. Guess what? Who knows when this pandemic will ever stop? During the start of this pandemic, people lost some of their jobs, some gave up their businesses, children can’t go to school and some even started back from scratch. You may have heard the word, “freelancers”. Who are they and what do they do? How do they benefit from this?
As this pandemic still continues up to this moment of time, people have been embracing the world of the internet. Students go to online classes and others start their businesses online. Freelancers are individuals who are self-employed and basically work for themselves. They manage their time, organize their work, and make billings for their clients.
Due to this, there has been an increased demand for remote workers from businesses. As a result, freelancers find themselves with so many job opportunities. Globally, according to a study from Upwork, human resources escalated up to 36% this year. in relation to this. the Philippines also escalated 67% of the gig economy workers and aged below 35 years old (Business Mirror). Can you imagine that?
Freelancers help businesses improve and boost sales online because of their wide range of skills. you can see and read this on their portfolios. Check what skills they have and which are desirable for your business.
How are freelancers paid?
Freelancers are paid according to the work they do. This is also included in their portfolios. They have the price list and the things they can offer to upgrade your business. You can talk it over with the freelancer regarding what you want for your business and start closing the deal.
Lastly, how flexible are the freelancers?
Freelancers are very flexible. You can join forces together any time you want or whether the freelancer is available by that time you want to talk with them. You can also set limits for projects for example you have to meet a certain deadline, you can open up that to your chosen freelancer.
In conclusion, the freelancers really did benefit this year in 2020. We have seen above the statistics on how they increased this year and we should thank them, the “freelancers”, because of their hard work and contributions to your businesses.
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