Not everyone thrives in the office environment and more people are turning away from traditional work structures and choosing to become independent workers. In our last post we looked at the rise of the solopreneur, how they differ from other types of independent workers and how they contribute to the workforce. In this post the benefits and potential pitfalls that solopreneurs might encounter will be examined.
In the UK, 80% of new freelancers will be female, and in the United States, 53% of freelancers are female. That’s significant but not really that surprising. Freelancing offers a lifestyle that works really well with women.