Gig Economy on the Rise – Freelance Work Grows to 39% in the US – Upwork Report

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The Gig Economy has seen a lot of growth in the United States recently, as more people are looking for Freelance work, seeking more fulfilling careers, flexibility, and financial stability. 

According to Upwork’s 2022 “Freelance Forward” Study, 39% of the US workforce, or 60 million Americans, performed Freelance work in the past year.

One reason for the growth in Freelance work is that more people are seeing it as a valuable career choice. 73% of professionals think that freelancing perceptions are getting more positive. That’s up from 68% in 2021. 

Younger people, especially those in Gen Z and the Millennial generation, are

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