“Freelancers can pay their own social security and they can work only two days a week if they want. Compared with working regularly, some students prefer freedom.”
A job fair for recent college graduates was held on Saturday. However, the number of job hunters had decreased 80 percent from last year. The Shanghai Municipal Education Commission told the Shanghai Morning Post that the number of graduates intending to work as freelancers has increased to 4 percent from last year’s 2 percent.