All Things Upwork
December 30, 2013 by Amy Sept

From the controversial Yahoo remote work announcement to new research on the next generation of workers, we’ve found plenty to talk about in 2013. Over the past year, oDesk executives have shared their thoughts on these topics and more, many drawing from their personal experiences to explore the rapidly shifting world of work.

In revisiting 2013’s archives, we’ve pulled together this list of articles; glance through to see the discussions we’ve shared this year!

Trends shaping the way we work

Women around the world

Advice for startups

Millennials: The newest generation of professionals

  • In Defense Of Millennials: LinkedIn Influencers, September 2013
    A quarter of new businesses are started by people between the ages of 20 and 34. In this column for LinkedIn, Swart stepped up in defense of Millennials, writing that ”never before…has there been such an entrepreneurial generation.”

  • It’s Not What You Know, But What You Can Do: Vator TV, June 2013
    A new job market reality is emerging—one where career prospects are determined not by educational pedigree, but by skills. In this post, Swart outlined what this shift means for recent graduates.

Talent and business expertise

Did we miss any of your favorite oDesk articles from the past year? Share them in the comments section below!

Amy Sept

Managing Editor

As the managing editor of the Upwork blog, Amy Sept works with regular and guest writers to share information that helps freelancers and businesses navigate the future of work. A writer and social media pro, she owns Nimbyist Communications and often works remotely with non-profits, tech companies, and small business owners.