Millennials may be the tech-savvy, updated, and steadily-revolutionizing generation that have changed the way technology, industries, and the workforce goes, but they are still struggling to find the right job for their skills and talents in this age. Many of them are classified as educated but unemployed – they carry the necessary knowledge that can change the working landscape in the future, but they are not getting the opportunities they deserve.
With the extreme competition in the labor market, millennials need to gain legitimate experience, hone their skills and knowledge by being involved in industry-related projects, and acquire the ability to be efficient in an environment relevant to their degree.
Then there’s the idea that these prerequisites can only be attained by doing a full-time job. However, a lot of millennials are afraid of being committed to a 9-5 job – let along find a company where they can have the freedom to move around and explore other areas which can improve their overall skill sets.
This is where freelancing can help.
Here are the different ways on how freelancing can help boost your career today, as seen in this infographic by Brain Boxol.