How do you find the right freelancers?

While there’s a lot of platforms out there that helps you find great freelancers, people seem to still have issues finding the right freelancers for their needs.

In the US alone, there is an estimated 57 million freelancers! In the developed markets, freelancers represent around 20% – 30% of the total productive demographics. Imagine having to sift through all these candidates for your project.

So what is the best way for you to find the right freelancers? Here are some tips.

Why work with freelancers?

Globally, it is estimated that 17.6% of the world’s working demographics are freelancers in 2018. By 2027, the proportion will reach an estimated 28% globally by a conservative estimate. Some industry players estimated that in some countries like the US, this proportion will reach 50.7% by 2027.

The rise of on-demand knowledge work

Companies spend millions of dollars generating or purchasing insights every year. In 2012, a report by McKinsey and IDC found that an employee spent an average of 8.8 hours searching for information and an additional 8.1 hours analysing it during a workweek. That equates to around 60 days per year of people spending time generating insights rather than executing on them. In dollar terms, those days are worth at least $12,500 per employee per year.

We Are Growing Into Content Writing

Ravenry is evolving. We started our business two years ago because we want to help more high-skilled freelancers in Southeast Asia find better opportunities. We believe that high-skilled freelancers will become more important in the future of work. Talents increasingly prefer more flexible ways of working, while organisations need talents with more specialised expertise. Ravenry […]