Freelancing is probably one of the fastest-growing sectors in India with millennials & young workforce choosing it as a mainstream career option. The last decade has seen an uptick in millennials leaving their full-time jobs to take up freelancing.

A study by McKinsey shows that around 20% to 30% of professionals in developed markets are engaged in freelance or gig economy.

In India, the freelance industry is estimated to grow to $20 to 30 billion by 2025.


Why is freelancing the new trend?

With young people joining the workforce, the expectations from work have changed. Factors such as independencefreedom to choose the kind of work they want to do and better financial prospects are the main reasons. Another key driving force is technology. Most freelancers are remote workers. Technology has made this possible.

In the post-COVID world, the demand for freelancers is bound to increase. With companies going remote, many professionals would now be more open to freelancing as a career option.

In this section, we cover insights, how-to guides and resources to make your freelance gig a successful endeavour.


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