Towards the end of 2017, reports came out that nearly 36% of the United States workforce was freelancing, and those 57.3 million employees contributed approximately $1.4 trillion to the national economy. At this rate, growth reports estimate that the majority of working Americans will be doing freelance work within ten years.
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that freelancing has become the norm; it offers independence, and sometimes just a little extra cash on the side. And finding a meaningful place of non-freelance employment can be a Herculean task in and of itself. Conversely, clients frequently find themselves hurting when it comes to finding the right workers for their projects.
Freelance portals have appeared left and right, of course, but are often overwhelming. And that's why the Ohio-based FreelanceMyWay has arrived on the scene.
“We wanted to have a verification process,” said founder Joe Daley. “We want to make sure we pay attention to the freelancers.”
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