Today freelancers present 35% of the workforce in the United States, 16% in the European Union and while South African figures are harder to determine, the number is thought to be about 10% and rising strongly.
The reality is, it is now easier than ever to apply to multiple jobs, and yet, in the US, only 8pc of visitors to a company careers page will actually apply. This leaves a very high probability that the best candidate has not applied – why?
Here is a deep dive into what it takes to make a career move. It offers sensible insight into when it makes sense to make a move. "As a career coach, I always have to listen well, but when the questions come in thick and fast, it’s an opportunity to test my mettle."