The Way We Work

Baby Boomers Increasingly Choose to Freelance

October 14, 2015 by

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

The Way We Work

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

October 1, 2015 by

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

Digital Nomads

The Road Less Traveled: Digital Nomad Hotspots in Central and South America

September 11, 2015 by

Many digital nomads base themselves somewhere in Asia, where there’s a good mix of quality living standards and decent working conditions to help you stay productive. But you might be missing out on an amazing experience on the other side of the world in Central or South America. From digital nomad hot spots to travel tips, Felicia Hargarten shares what she's learned during her travels. Read Full Article