There were some pretty inspiring pro tips in the offing at the Techpoint Inspired 2018 event held on May 29, 2018, in Nigeria. The event highlighted some of the gains and opportunities being brought up by the advancement of technology.
The biggest focus on how technology is transforming our lives is in how we work. These days, more and more millennials are turning to telecommuting to work, where you find a professional (developer, graphics designer, or a writer) simply works online.
More and more companies are finding it more cost-effective and even more productive to hire freelancers who work remotely on their projects. Freelancing was a big topic during the first-panel session at the Techpoint Inspired 2018.
With freelancing, temporary positions are prevalent and companies contract freelance workers on short-term engagements. The term used to describe this type of online work arrangement is a gig economy.
According to a 2017 study dubbed Freelancing in America unveiled that about 50% of millennial workers in the USA are working part-time as a freelancer. It would seem that trend is not only catching on in Nigeria but across Africa.
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