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Image of a phone in a car with the Uber app open This is highly dependent on the nature of the platform.
Photograph of a female freelance translator working on a laptop with a phone in her hand The answer depends on a combination on factors, including the circumstances of the work.

Myanmar Freelancer Nang Lao Kham (Video)

Posted on September 11, 2018  /  0 Comments

Meet Nang Lao Kham, an online freelancer from Myanmar.
Over the course of our research in Myanmar, we met many people connected with the world of online freelancing. Hear some of their stories in the video below.
Millennial Careers 2020 Vision: Report by Manpower group highlights, Though Millennials favor full-time work, over half say they are open to non-traditional forms of employment in the future—freelance, gig work or portfolio careers with multiple jobs. Self-employment is also a tempting future option. This is based on a quantitative research across 25 countries surveying 19,000 Millennials. They asked what they look for in a job, what development opportunities they seek and what would make them stay with an employer.   Here are some key findings of the survey, Seventy-three percent report working more than 40 hours a week, and nearly a quarter work over 50 hours.