Freelancers

Agency I’m at just laid off a ton of FTEs. Is being a freelancer becoming stable because we don’t count as headcount, and they need us during the ensuing chaos?

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Not necessarily, especially as the market gets more flooded with people looking for freelance work.

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From what I have seen - as more clients go away from AOR agencies are having an increasingly difficult time staffing which has made the freelance market hot. This could be a blip or a new norm.

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I’ve just read a projection that says 80% of the US workforce will be part of the gig economy by 2030. So there will be a lot of freelancing.

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Sorry to hear, OP. Hope you weren’t one of them. NYC?

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