By Terri Williams
Freelance, contract, and other forms of non-traditional work continue to grow in popularity. But there still are many myths regarding independent workers. Some of the most prominent: they make less money, they’re freelancing out of necessity because they don’t have the skills employers want, or they can’t wait to return to full-time, regular employment status.
The reality is different. Business is booming in the online job market, and a report by Upwork reveals the 20 fastest-growing freelance skills. Remarkably, the report notes that the top 20 skills have all experienced more than 140 percent year-over-year growth.