Upwork’s first female CEO is making some changes

Hayden Brown, the first female CEO of freelancing site Upwork, has been forced to make myriad changes just three months into her position. The company revealed that 36% of the US workforce freelanced during the pandemic, an increase of 22% since 2019. Brown is now committed to making Upwork “fully remote”. She says: “People have shifted not just their notions about remote work in this moment of crisis, but also their long-term views of how remote work will fit into their organizations.”