The pandemic caused by Covid-19 caused the number of service professionals to skyrocket in several areas of activity, a list led by the delivery of meals with an increase of 939% in the last 6 months, soon followed by the delivery and delivery services that amounted to 789% in the number of employees.
The survey of the largest national platform for hiring local services with 40 thousand registered professionals, FIXANDO, also mentions the increase in the number of professionals linked to education, where, between January and June 2020, there was an increase in class teachers Portuguese as a second language (488%), explanations of History (453%), from various disciplines (450%), Economics (436%) and Reading and Writing (425%).
Fixando also showed a multiplication of service providers related to the repair of household products, with the advancement of billiard table assembly (476%), installation, repair or removal of wall covering (467%), bed assembly ( 444%) and air conditioning installation (444%).
The results also show that there was a 27% growth in the number of professionals newly arrived on the platform in June, compared to January 2020.
“The increase in the number of registrations at FIXANDO shows that these professionals are seeing an opportunity to offer their services and thus generate even more business”, says Alice Nunes, director of the platform for Business Development.