By DeVry University
August 24, 2021
6 min read
August 24, 2021
6 min read
It’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed the way we conduct business. From remote work to the way organizations operate, many professionals are now reconsidering their options for the future – and freelancing is top of mind.
A 2020 report reveals over 59 Million people freelance in the U.S. alone.1 That's over one-third of the American workforce. Current trends show that as more people opt for remote work, more will turn to freelance jobs2 for the schedule flexibility and ability to choose their own projects, making it a great time to discover how to freelance full- or part-time.
If you’re considering launching your freelancing career, we’ve compiled advice, tips and links to helpful resources in this beginner’s guide.
This list from Future Women is meant to inspire and educate you as you embark on your freelance journey.
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This list of nearly 50 blogs provides insight, guidance and tips on breaking into the freelance world. Remember, the key is to learn what’s necessary and then get started.
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In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org. The University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Arlington Campus: 1400 Crystal Dr., Ste. 120, Arlington, VA 22202. DeVry University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, www.tn.gov/thec. Naperville Campus: 1200 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL 60563. Unresolved complaints may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education through the online compliant system http://complaints.ibhe.org/. View DeVry University’s complaint process https://www.devry.edu/compliance/student-complaint-procedure.html Program availability varies by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.
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