Tasin Sakib : In terms of the current time, freelancing is undoubtedly one of the best ways of earning. In an era of exalted technology, almost every work is getting done by computer technology, while one is giving the task to another from different parts of the world. It is such an effective way as there are so many competitors in this field to get work, on the other hand, there is guarantee of getting the best. In this situation, Bangladesh has earned a highly valuable place in this field. Bangladesh has achieved 8th greatest place on the rank of top 10 countries around the world, in terms of contributing to freelancing, by having 27 percent of performance. [Source: Forbes August 18, 2019] Though another study, which has done by Oxford University, is claiming that Bangladesh has achieved 2nd place getting 16 percent of the contribution, right after India’s 24 percent. [Source: Prothom Alo August 22, 2017]
So it is clear that contribution in this field is increasing day by day. Young peoples are getting mostly involved in this. Mainly, if anyone is highly skilled in any specific field of work, they are highlighting that on various Online Marketplaces (i.e- Fiverr, Upwork etc.) so that if anyone is interested to make his work done by this skillful persons, they are contacting them as a client and paying them a specific amount for the task. Most of these clients are from abroad. So it is a beautiful way of bringing foreign currencies. Anyone with proper skills can get themselves involved in these Online Marketplaces. This could be Web Design, Graphics Design, Accountant, Translator, Proof Reader, Article Writer, Virtual Assistant etc. If anyone gets a chance to work with any specific client so that you are doing the job, not as an employee of the company that is known as Outsourcing. And when you are willingly choosing your tasks, remunerations and clients that is Freelancing. In this way, so many young peoples have brought affordability. In this way, Bangladesh has earned a lot of respect in this field and globally has a demand for sharing work.
So many Bangladeshi Freelancers are already in top rated list in various Online Marketplaces. It is expected that Bangladesh will get more from this sector in the near future. Though there are so many obstacles for Freelancers to move ahead, which we may share in more detail on the upcoming articles, truly young peoples are moving ahead to earn prosperity overcoming these.