You'll be happy to hear this bit of news: a report on CNN.com today notes that companies are increasingly hiring freelancers, as business generally becomes more project-oriented, and it becomes easier and more economical to hire on a project basis than full-time.
From the article:
More companies are using freelancers because their businesses are becoming more project-based, one expert said.
"As business models change, you get a lot of organizational upset and
that adds to the economic uncertainty," said Joe Pastore, professor
emeritus of management science at Pace University. A business "really
can't see out much more than a year perhaps. And you're operating from
business cycle to business cycle."
Read the article, then check out additional info and resources for freelancers on CNN.com.