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 Freelancing finances

Monday, 22nd December 2014

Women currently make up over 60 percent of freelancers and this has resulted in a more empowered workforce that is happier, says a recent study. The study of 7,000 global professionals has found that the rise of the internet and connectivity has meant that women are able to find work more easily and manage their personal and professional lives better. “Online work is a level playing field where merit and results rule,” says Fabio Rosati, CEO of freelance site Elance which commissioned the study. This means that the likelihood of women securing work in the freelance world will definitely be… More >


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