Recent reports suggest freelance workers will constitute 40% of the US workforce by 2020. Therefore, large enterprises will need to leverage technology to manage their freelance workforce and identify quality resources for faster services at a lower cost.
This includes the many publishers who are not exempt to this rising phenomenon.
ExpertSource is a cloud-based sourcing platform designed to connect publishers with experienced publishing professionals with qualified skill sets within a short turnaround time. Through ExpertSource, publishers can interact with publishing specialists (authors, copy editors, proofreaders, indexers, designers, artists, etc.); evaluate their skill levels; manage it; and generate invoices for payment. This system provides a dashboard as a means to check on a project’s status as well as availability of freelancers.