Baby Boomers Increasingly Choose to Freelance

Thousands of boomers are using their skills and expertise to become their own boss, freelancing through online talent marketplaces. In fact, according to the second annual “Freelancing in America” study sponsored by Upwork and Freelancers Union, those 65+ are most likely to start freelancing by choice and now account for about 30 percent of U.S. freelancers. Meet three mature professionals who are pursuing a different way of work. Read Full Article

“Freelancing in America”: Our Second Annual Study with Freelancers Union

The appeal of the freelance lifestyle is so powerful that half of freelancers say they wouldn't quit freelancing to take a traditional job—no matter how much it paid. That passion for the freelance lifestyle is just one of the insights from the second annual "Freelancing in America" survey, a study of the U.S. independent workforce sponsored by Upwork, in partnership with Freelancers Union. Read Full Article