Accès Formation - Indépendants. Freelance at a Glance [Infographic] - TNW Lifehacks. Socialcast brings us an Infographic that details different statistics on the fastest growing face of the global workforce: freelancers.
The popularity of mobile devices combined with the explosive growth of apps and cloud-based computing are making it easier than ever before for people to take their expertise out of the office and set off on their own. Here are a couple of interesting stats: 43.8% of all freelancers get the bulk of their training by teaching themselves.South American freelancers work the most with an average of 49 hours/week.The average age of a freelancer is 32 years old.The easiest way to get a freelancing job is by referrals at 34.2%The top reason for freelancing is the flexibility, followed by having creative control over projects.40% of freelancers report having trouble getting paid wages they’re owed.Google Docs, Dropbox, and Skype are the most commonly used tools.Only 8.1% want to return to full-time employment.
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