||By choice or by chance, you're a
fired, downsized, right-sized, restructured, let go, pink-slipped, quit
or finally fulfilling a dream of self-employment...
whatever the reason, welcome to the world of freelancing!
workers are pounding the pavement
in search of employment only to discover that traditional "employee"
positions are just not that easy to find in this
tough global economy.
all the traditional employment avenues exhausted, and more
companies opting for outsourced talent, these jobseekers are being FORCED TO
is the time to take a deep breath... move past the shock and
disbelief of being "jobless," and make the decision to become a wildly
you're like so many others who have gone this route, you may, in a few
months, utter the unthinkable -- "I will never go back
to being an employee!"
ForcedToFreelance.com, we're gathering the tools and resources that
will help you find your place in the brave new world of "Gigonomics."
about working as an independent contractor;
job leads and resources for:
Bidding & Freelance Marketplace Sites
- showcase your talent, find projects, "bid" on gigs
plan to expand to many other job categories over the coming months, so
bookmark us and stay tuned!
2.5 million full-time jobs have evaporated in the last 13 months,
contributing to what's being called the "gig economy." - Newsweek
to an economy where no one has a "real" job. Everyone has "gigs", i.e.
short-term contracts for doing things with no benefits or pension
plans." - UrbanDictionary.com
new alternative workers are not overwhelmingly low-income.
They’re college-educated Americans who earn more than $75,000
year. Welcome to the age of Gigonomics." - The Daily Beast