A 2013 report by Quartz states that over 40% of the American workforce will be freelancers by 2020. That is more than 60 million people.
The Quartz report cites 2006 figures from the federal government that show around 42.6 million or 30% of the workforce were independent and contingent workers (e.g. contractors, temps, self-employed).
Job description. A job description is a list that a person might use for general tasks, or functions, and responsibilities of a position. It may often include to whom the position reports, specifications such as the qualifications or skills needed by the person in the job, or a salary range.
A job description need not be limited to explaining the current situation, or work that is currently