Online jobs are popular - especially if you have to travel a long distance in traffic to get to your office!
But do these types of jobs pay well? We had a look at Upwork (formerly oDesk), the largest online jobs platform, to compare the asking salaries for various online jobs.
Keep in mind that these are the asking salaries which means that often companies will look for or negotiate a lower rate, although in many cases contractors do manage to get their asking rate. It's interesting to compare the rates around the world for popular online jobs.
Against the rising cost of legal services and the ever-increasing scope of business process outsourcing, its no surprise that Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) is emerging as a lower cost and fast growing alternative to the traditional model.
Will LPO continue to grow as fast as it has in the future? Where is the LPO market headed? Check out our newest infographic and tell us what you think!
The virtual online workplace becomes mainstream
Historically the concept of knowledge work is driving each day to an office, sitting in a cubicle for 8 hours and then driving home again.
This is going to change. A survey by Deloitte showed that telecommuting is second only to salary as the best way to attract top talent.
Jobs with regular telecommuting grew by 73% between 2005 and 2011. Better adoption of broadband, use of collaboration tools and increased acceptance by management are fueling the growth in telework.Read More
There are hundreds of options when you want to post a job, but really in the US there are only few sites that have good traffic: LinkedIn, Craigslist.org, Indeed.com, Monster.com and Careerbuilder.com and the most popular general purpose job sites.
Of course, there are sites that are better for finding specific types of specialties. For example, with designers behance.net and dribbble.com are great options as they are communities where designers hang out. Careers.stackoverflow.com is a good option for developers.
So, here is a spreadsheet which compares the most popular sites to post a job in the USA including its Alexa ranking (which gives you an indication of the popularity of the site) and the cost to post.Read More