Sourcing for the right freelancers can be as challenging as recruiting a full-time employee if you do not know where to begin. There are several ways you can find freelancers right now, and we'll explore their pros and cons.
While there's a lot of platforms out there that helps you find great freelancers, people seem to still have issues finding the right freelancers for their needs. In the US alone, there is an estimated 57 million freelancers! In the developed markets, freelancers represent around 20% - 30% of the total productive demographics. Imagine having to sift through all these candidates for your project.
Freelancers will increasingly become a more important part of your talent strategy. As organisations become more familiarised with flexible and remote working, how do you ensure you can get the best out of these talents?
The trend towards working with freelancers has been growing strongly in the past decade. Globally, it is estimated that 17.6% of the world's working demographics are freelancers in 2018. By 2027, the proportion will reach an estimated 28% globally by a conservative estimate. Learn why it is so important to incorporate freelancers into your talent strategy.