2022 was a challenging year for freelancers. Despite the horrendous shortage of skilled workers, companies have advertised fewer jobs over the past few months due to the inflation, which in turn has led to uncertainties and insecurities. Nevertheless, freelance experts can look to the future with optimism: Highly specialised IT talents in...
The Future Of Work: Workplace Trends To Watch Out For In 2023
With the pandemic bringing the world to a standstill, work schedules and routines were turned upside down in almost all industries around the globe. Many companies were forced to make drastic changes which resulted in the reshaping of work as we know it. This article explores trends surrounding the modern workplace and talks about the future of...
The New Metaverse Trend – What Freelancers Should Expect
The trend of the Metaverse is a topic that’s been gaining popularity with every passing moment. The fully-realised digital world is now paving the way for the future of the internet. So what does this mean for freelancers? And what exactly do IT experts think about the Metaverse? At freelancermap, we ran a short survey among our freelance...
freelancermap celebrates Freelancers’ Day
The freelancing movement is unstoppable. Freelancers are ready to jump into exciting projects anytime and motivated to support both large and medium-sized companies. They bring in expert knowledge, experience, and passion in what they do – what a great combination, right?
Web3: What Is It And What It Means For Freelancers
It is being said that Web3 is the future of the internet which promises a decentralised, immutable version of the global web - free of intermediaries and equipped with the same cryptographic verifiability as cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). But what does that really mean? And how does it apply to freelancers? Read on to find out!
Coronavirus Study – Facts & Feelings among IT Freelancers
Covid-19 is hitting freelancers and the self-employed especially hard. Their financial situation is now more volatile than ever. How do freelancers feel about Coronavirus and how has their work been affected?
Women In Technology: Challenges & Opportunities
In today’s rapidly advancing day and age, one would think gender no longer plays a role in work. Far from it - this view of technology being “male” centric is a notion that continues to persist even today and prevents many girls and young women from even considering the exciting professional field of IT.
Freelancers also work long hours – 40+ hour working week
For freelancers, time is money. The cliché of lounging around in your pajamas while only doing a couple of hours of work a day couldn't be farther from the truth.