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How to Fix the Skills Gap with Freelancers

Understanding the skills gap is vital for your business to thrive. Artificial intelligence, automation, and the gig economy have changed the nature of work. Skills gap statistics show that 60% of employers advertise new positions that remain open for 12 weeks. You have probably skimmed through headlines that state a visible gap of skills in

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How to Hire Upwork Freelancers for Your Remote Team

Hiring Upwork freelancers is one of the best business decisions you can make if you know how to do it quickly and effectively. The automated hiring process makes it easy to search for and find what you need for your remote team. But as with anything done for the first time, it is understandable to

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Common Myths About Freelancers and How to Dispel Them

Have you ever been ghosted by a freelancer? No emails, no work, no feedback. Nothing at all from a person who was at your full disposal just moments ago, and is now nowhere to be found. Your devoted project partner just turned into a ghost! The project is at a halt, the budget keeps draining down the hole, and you need to solve the problem – fast! This is just an example of the many freelance horror stories that raise unnecessary fears in clients. You must have had your own share of poor experiences with bad freelancers – those that come with a creepy feeling that your project is destined for a fail and doomsday is just around the corner. In that brief moment, you think that hell is on Earth! How come you didn’t notice those freelancer red flags on time?

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