North Texas is one of the top markets for freelancing, according to a Deloitte study.
In the study, Deloitte surveyed residents in 13 different markets asking respondents to answer questions about work priorities and employment satisfaction. Results found that 38 percent of Dallas-Fort Worth area residents have been independent contractors.
It’s further evidence that freelancing has started to become a social norm. The work style allows many people to manage their schedules and affairs, while also creating flexibility.
Thomas Vick, Dallas regional vice president of the recruiting firm Robert Half, told The Dallas Morning News he’s noticed that trend in the requests his office receives.
“We’re seeing more and more clients that want that flexibility,” Vick told The News. “The use of more temporary workers allows them to react a lot more quickly.”
The survey results showed that 97 percent of DFW residents said they were satisfied with their independent contract work.
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