The main attraction of freelancers to business owners is their potential to save costs. This makes them an essential tool for the health and overall growth of businesses. That’s why every 3 in 4 employers prefer hiring freelancers.
Pakistan emerged 8th in the list of fastest-growing freelance markets in the world, with a 68% increase in year-on-year revenue. Leading the pack are the Philippines and India whose gig revenues increased by 208% and 160% respectively.
The survey, carried out by Bayt.com between 24th July and 29 August of this year, gives an insight into the current hiring trends in the region and how they have been affected by the spread of COVID-19.