2020 has been a phenomenal year for remote work and freelancing. It grabbed the attention of the world as it became an essential part of their lifestyle and not just an option.
It did not matter if it’s a small, medium or large company, there was no other option but to adopt instantly and widely across the entire team.
~1.2 Trillion $ is now the total freelancers income this year, this is up 22% from last year, the Gig Economy is on track to grow well for the coming years.
The percentage of American workers that freelance has been pretty stable and growing slightly for the last 6 years continued to grow from 35% to 36% even in 2020 despite all the uncertainty
(Source: Upwork Freelance forward 2020 report)
I’ve personally been sharing everything I know about freelancing on linkedin since April 2020 to help peers, folks that have entered the world of remote work, freelancing and lastly folks who were affected by the pandemic due to pay cuts, job losses etc.
This ultimate guide is another attempt to help all the data professionals and folks from any tech communities
So how does one get started in freelancing?
Just like anything in life, I would recommend reverse engineering and starting with the end in mind![Read more…] about How to start freelancing in data science