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CHICAGO, IL, October 29, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- K&A Global Inc. is curious as to whether the sudden leap in individuals earning via freelancing is a personal choice, or a result of traditional full-time jobs being unavailable. The sharp rise was demonstrated by a total of 53 million freelancers back in 2014, and the current rate of 55 million freelancers in 2016. With freelancers making up 35% of the U.S. workforce, and earning a huge $1 trillion collectively, the firm question if more people should be looking to take up a new challenge.
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K&A Global Inc. was interested to see that 47% of the younger generation make up some or all of their income through freelancing. The firm are confident that the desire for a flexible lifestyle can be a main attraction for freelancing to their age group. Freelancers are reported to shave four hours off the average working week, racking up an average 36 hours versus 40 hours for the average person holding down a full-time employed position. Individuals who choose to freelance are benefitting from flexible working patterns, topping up their income with additional work when needed. Ultimately, this means that a greater work-life balance can be achieved - especially attractive to professionals with young families.
Modern day freelancers can advertise their services, and shop for new clients and projects efficiently using technological advances with social media and the internet. One statistic which impressed K&A Global Inc. was that over 50% of freelancers across the U.S. are recording higher earnings than in their previous jobs. Out of all freelancers who have previously held a full-time employed position, 53% were confident that a varied client base can yield a more stable income structure, as opposed to a single employer.
K&A Global is an outsourced sales and marketing firm that specializes in personalized marketing and face-to-face methods of communication. The company connects with consumers one-to-one, on behalf of their client's brands to raise brand awareness, drive brand loyalty and increase customer acquisition. K&A Global believes that their unique marketing methods will help to drive top results and growth for their clients.
The Chicago-based marketing firm believes that freelancers are paving the way for the next generation of people who will look to generate opportunities for themselves. With this level of innovation surrounding all sectors, the firm are confident that the future will become increasingly diverse and bring further opportunities for work to everyone.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/elainepofeldt/2016/10/06/new-survey-freel ... e6f8d4737c
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