I believe that the year 2010 is a paradigm shift to this entrepreneur/temporary worker, where the person is an entrepreneur in that she seeks her own business, but she also seeks temp project work in conjunction with that,” says Taylor, workplace expert, CEO of Lynn Taylor Consulting.
Founder of the Freelancers Union Sara Horowitz explains why the self-employed are a bigger factor in today’s economy in this report from CNNMoney.
The image of the freelancer is too often that of the struggling journalist or writer, who needs to wait tables to pay the rent.
Not Measuring What is Working.
Small businesses increasingly are tapping a new talent pool: the world.
Whether you are a writer, web developer, graphic designer or virtual assistant; there are more and more online opportunities every day for freelancers who want to work from home–either full time or to supplement their existing income.
In a statement released in October, President Obama said “small businesses are the engine for economic growth.” He has since unveiled a multi-billion dollar stimulus package part of which will help small business owners grow and create jobs.
No one ever filled a gas tank or bought groceries with exposure.