Gig Economy

Entrepreneurs

5 Ways Everyone Can Achieve More by Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

Being accountable and motivated is a good way to accomplish anything, including launching a business.
Gig Economy

Why the Government's Gig Economy Data Falls Short

A new Bureau of Labor Statistics study on freelancers misses the mark.
Gig Economy

5 Ways to Effectively Engage the Gig Economy Professionals?

These professionals have specific skills and they can work at worksite or online as per the project requirements
The Way We Work

Both Workplaces and Gig Economy Companies Are Killing People, This Stanford Professor Warns

'Dying for a Paycheck' author Jeffrey Pfeffer dispels the myths of gig work as a reprieve from the 9-to-5.
Freelancers

Policies That Help Gig Workers Improve Their Skills Will Help Small Businesses Grow

Business growth is slowed by the shortage of skilled workers, even as millions of workers are underemployed and looking for more opportunity.
Freelancers

The Future Is Freelance: How to Optimize Independent Worker Output

By treating freelancers like human beings, companies can ensure they'll never be at a loss for top talent, even on the most challenging projects.
Gig Economy

7 Reasons Why the Gig Economy is a Net Positive

Flexibility and variety are just the tip of the iceberg.
Gig Economy

Tomorrow's Gig Economy Marketplaces Are Smarter, Larger and More Global

Here are three trends that will rock the future of the gig economy.
Freelancers

Don't Confuse Driving for Uber With the Freelancer Economy Powering America's Entrepreneurial Boom

The travails of workers employed by ride-hailing and delivery platforms are real but often mask the success of freelance workers in the knowledge economy.
Gig Economy

Think the Gig Economy is of Interest Only to Small Tech Outfits? Big Companies Are Diving in, Too.

Three ways workplace rules must adapt to match the 21st century's evolving economic opportunities
Gig Economy

Is the Gig Economy Killing the 9-to-5 Job? No, But It's Giving It a Run for Its Money.

Boomers, in particular, are benefiting in retirement (or semi-retirement) as Uber drivers, knowledge workers and dog-walkers.
Freelancers

The Surprising Reality Is Freelancers Are Happy and Prospering

The gig economy proves that independent contract work is much more than something to do between jobs. It can be a full-time career.
Gig Economy

The Gig Economy Is Reinventing the Enterprise -- Don't Get Left Behind

The American enterprise is living on borrowed time, but there's no reason to panic. Seize the opportunity to get ahead of the curve by embracing freelance workers.
Gig Economy

Side Gigs Are a Thriving Part of the Economy That Economists Probably Aren't Measuring Very Well

The dog walker you hired online is an example of the personalized and localized economy traditional economic measures might not be capturing.
Gig Economy

How 'Unconventional' Workers Can Be the Answer to Your Company Culture Woes

Offering freelance positions at your company is no longer about worker desperation but worker convenience.