Working environments across the world are changing. More and more young professionals are choosing to break away from the restrictive ties of a 9-5 job in order to work as an independent contractor for multiple employers. This gives the contractors the ability to work hours they prefer and on projects they are passionate about.
Research conducted by the International Business Times found that almost 33% of Australians preferred freelance work, so we’re expecting independent contractors to become much more prominent in the upcoming years.
It’s not just contractors who benefit from freelance work either, it’s companies too. In fact, many companies actually prefer to hire contractors than full-time, salaried staff. There are many reasons why contractors can be better for your business than hiring a new employee.