The freelance economy
 boom

Freelancers have been around long before the terms “millennial” or “wfh” had ever seen the light of day. The earliest use of the word was actually during the 1800s to describe mercenary soldiers who sold their services to the highest bidder. Since the rise of the internet though, the term has moved from the military…

5 jobs that will be replaced by automation

Whenever the discussion around AI and automation advancements comes up, one of the biggest talking points is always, “How many jobs will be lost to robots?”. $15tn from AI is expected to boost the global economy by 2030. With this in mind, we want to look at which professions are most at risk, and which…

Fiverr Introduces Promoted Gigs for Freelancer to Promote Themselves

Fiverr International Ltd., (NYSE: FVRR), the company that is changing how the world works together, is launching Promoted Gigs, a new tool that provides talented and experienced freelancers on Fiverr the opportunity to grow and expand their business with only a few clicks. With promoted gigs, sellers can bid and win prime locations on the Fiverr…

CareerGig now offers affordable insurance for freelancers

As the U.S. unemployment rate remains high, CareerGig, an online SaaS-based platform launched today offering affordable insurance for freelancers. The platform also provides access to available freelance gigs and contract projects at top companies looking for candidates. On the hiring end, companies that sign up for the service will have access to state of the…

GrowTal is a new site for freelance marketers

After being in stealth mode since the middle of last year, GrowTal today announced the launch of its new talent marketplace for finding and hiring marketing experts in the most seamless way possible. As a “matchmaker,” GrowTal brings together talented marketing experts, who are looking to be fairly compensated for their ability to contribute to an organization…

Giggrabbers Now Lets You ‘Shop’ for Freelancers

Giggrabbers has released a new feature called “Freelance Deals” to help people and companies find freelance professionals in a simplistic way that some people may recognize: online shopping. Giggrabbers has always been a company that provides valuable freelance professionals in different areas including graphic design, photography and video, search engine optimization, digital and social media…

How is PeoplePerHour dealing with remote working during Covid-19?

PeoplePerHour by nature is all about remote working. We empower collaboration in an efficient and cost-effective way. However, as a team, we’ve been used to collaborating in our offices and meeting up in person to work on the next campaign or product update. Given the current situation with Covid-19, we’re now two weeks into adopting…

PeoplePerHour pledge £10m to support SMEs and freelancer during Coronavirus

Today, we’re delighted to announce that we are pledging £10m in an initiative to help small businesses and freelancers over the coming months of 2020. As the UK’s largest freelance marketplace, and one of the pioneers in enabling remote working, we believe it’s our responsibility to offer support to the freelancer and SME communities during…

PeoplePerHour pledge £10m to support SMEs and freelancers during Coronavirus

Today, we’re delighted to announce that we are pledging £10m in an initiative to help small businesses and freelancers over the coming months of 2020. As the UK’s largest freelance marketplace, and one of the pioneers in enabling remote working, we believe it’s our responsibility to offer support to the freelancer and SME communities during…

COVID-19: Message from our CEO

It’s no news to anyone that these last few weeks have not been the easiest, to say the least. At times like these, we are proud to be serving a mission that’s helpful to businesses: helping you stay safe by facilitating remote working, but also ensuring you suffer the minimum operational disruption. Equally, for our…

Landing Your First Client as a Freelancer with No Experience

Landing your first client as a freelancer can be a tricky situation, especially when you have no experience. Use these tips to get in the door. The post Landing Your First Client as a Freelancer with No Experience appeared first on FlexJobs Job Search Tips and Blog. Read Complete Article

Job Platforms Partnering Up to Help Freelancers

Two big players in the online recruitment space are forming partnerships to help connect more freelancers with gigs. Toptal and Chicago based The MOM Project have just announced new initiatives. Toptal + Guidant In an industry-first collaboration, Toptal has entered into a partnership with Guidant Global, a leader in talent acquisition and managed workforce solutions. Guidant Global’s customers…

Oxygen and Communo Partner

Oxygen and Communo partner to support Freelancers Financially throughout the U.S. Calgary, Alberta, February 27,2020 – San Francisco-based Oxygen has partnered with Calgary headquartered Communo to help members within the creative freelancing industry in the US get the financial support they need through a ground-breaking new mobile banking experience. “For too long, freelancers have been…