Impact of Online Work Infographic
Freelancers from around the world have helped 3.7 million businesses get work done this year through Elance-oDesk. They’ve tapped into their entrepreneurial spirit to carve niches, create fulfilling careers, and beat challenging economic times. Our 2014 Annual Impact Report and Impact of Online Work infographic highlights the way we work with stories from our community, new data, and a fresh pers...
The 2015 Millennial Majority Workforce: Study Results
Millennials will be the largest generation in the U.S. workforce as of 2015. Yet businesses have a difficult time hiring members of this youngest professional generation. Disjoints abound as the nation’s workforce shifts -- millions of jobs remain unfilled while many millennials struggle to build careers. This study reveals changes in how we work, generational differences, and the critical role m...
Freelancing in Australia: A National Survey of the New Workforce
More than 3.7 million Australians are doing freelance work, according to a new, landmark survey commissioned by Elance-oDesk (www.elance-odesk.com). The connected era we live in is liberating our workforce, and this is just the start. This deck contains data results of the most comprehensive survey of the Australian independent workforce.
Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce
More than 53 million Americans are doing freelance work, according to a new, landmark survey commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk. The connected era we live in is liberating our workforce, and this is just the start. This deck contains data results of the most comprehensive survey of the U.S. independent workforce in nearly a decade. For more information visit: http://www.freelancer...
Global Online Work Report
Elance-oDesk, the global leader in online work, released our first Global Online Work Report showing global trends in online work. As an increasingly connected and independent workforce goes online, talent—like software, shopping and communications before it—is shifting to the cloud. This shift is making it faster and easier for businesses to hire for the skills they need, when they need them, wh...
US Online Work Report
Elance-oDesk, the global leader in online work, released our first official report documenting the state of the online work market in the United States. The U.S. Online Work Report draws from the Elance-oDesk data warehouse, which contains the world’s largest and most comprehensive set of data available regarding independent work happening online. U.S. businesses posted more than half a million j...
Top 10 Tips for Going Global: Market Entry Strategy for Taking Your Business International
Thinking of taking your business international? You’ve crunched the data and led market research trips to justify your move across the pond. Armed with exec approval, a marketing budget, noise-cancelling headphones, and your trusty travel pillow, you’re raring to go. All you need now is a killer market entry strategy. We’ve got you covered. Check out these top 10 tips from General Assembly and oD...
The Online Work Revolution: How Businesses Are Reaping the Rewards
Businesses searching for the best talent or the ability scale their operations need no longer be constrained by location, talent availability, or even the traditional 9 to 5 workday—if the work can be done on a computer, you can quickly build a team and get the work done through an online workplace. This white paper clarifies everything you need to know about the rise of online work, from its be...
Make It Work: Smart Advice from Real-Life oDesk Clients Who Found Success Using Online Work
Click "Save" above to download! Everything you wanted to know about online work (but were afraid to ask). Learn tips, tricks, and best practices directly from oDesk clients who used online work to grow successful businesses.
The Rise of Online Work Infographic
Not since the Industrial Revolution have we experienced such rapid disruption of the way we work. In 2005, two entrepreneurs who wanted to work together (despite being half a world apart) created technology to instill visibility and trust in “virtual” work relationships. This technology became oDesk, and oDesk became the leader of a new market called “online work”— any work done on a computer and...
Millennials and the Future of Work: Survey Results
Workers want freedom, and this desire is driving them towards independent (and often entrepreneurial) career paths. Following a prior study on disruption of work from the perspective of businesses, this survey examines the future of work as envisioned by professionals. Results found that many are planning their escape from corporate jobs — 72% of freelancers still at “regular” jobs want to quit e...oDesk Freelancer Manual
The oDesk Freelancer Manual is your comprehensive guide to online work success! Click "Save" to download today. From finding great jobs that fit your skills to increasing your earnings and getting stellar feedback, this guide to oDesk has you covered. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re already well on your way to success, the oDesk Freelancer Manual can give you the edge in landing more j...oDesk Online Work Survey: Fall 2012 Global Results
oDesk®, the world’s largest and fastest-growing online workplace, releases its Fall 2012 Online Work Survey, conducted by independent research firm Genesis Research Associates. The global study of 2,839 businesses that have hired online captured experiences and predictions regarding hiring and the future of work. Findings reveal a belief that “the majority of contractors will be working online by...The Online Work Survey - oDesk, March 2012
A recent independent survey of more than 7,000 oDesk clients who have recently hired oDesk contractors indicates that online work is a growing trend being leveraged by savvy managers, and that it is seen as a strategic, long-term source of competitive advantage.Online Employment Situation Summary - April 2010
As the largest and fastest growing marketplace for online work, oDesk has its finger on the pulse of online work trends. Check out our Online Employment Situation Summary, a companion to the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics report for the latest trends influencing the future of work.Online Employment Situation Summary - April 2010
As the largest and fastest growing marketplace for online work, oDesk has its finger on the pulse of online work trends. Check out our Online Employment Situation Summary, a companion to the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics report for the latest trends influencing the future of work.