Fifty years ago, the workplace looked like a different place. Smoking was common in the office, and every manager above a certain level had their own secretary. Ten years ago, the workplace evolved again. Flexible working hours and working from home became more-popular options as the internet and smartphones allowed employees to always have what they needed to do their job remotely, rather than in the office.
Fast-forward to today, and another seismic shift is about to take place. Recent research commissioned by Freelancers Union and Upwork..