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Freelance Job Market Grows as Full-Time Positions Disappear Reports American Writers & Artists Inc   By PRWEB

Delray, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2012

As companies scramble to cut costs and lay off full-time employees, the slack is being picked up by freelancers. In fact, over 40% of companies expect to hire more freelancers in the coming year, American Writers & Artists Inc. explains in a new report.

For individuals seeking the freedom of working from home or anywhere in the world, being their own boss, and picking and choosing projects, its the ideal fit. And theres no need to sacrifice income.

Among current freelancers surveyed by online job marketplace Elance, 67% expected their income to increase in 2013. Fifty-seven percent indicated it had already gone up in 2012 and cities hit hard by the economy saw copywriting growth of 286% in entry-level jobs.

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