In my last post, I looked at the ways in which the Gig Economy was in trouble around the world. UBER losing their license in London (currently on appeal), French laborers losing their jobs, and gig workers in Australia giving up rights that they’ve taken decades to get. However, as with most things related to […]
WILL THERE BE A BUBBLE? When I decided to write my next article on whether the Gig Economy’s bubble was about to burst, I was sure I’d find articles in the affirmative. And sure enough, I did. And yet, it hasn’t. There’s articles from 2015, 2016, and earlier this year alerting us to the fact that […]
It’s 2017. We’re long past the stage of being afraid to shop on the internet, but we also know that we must take precautions against fraud, identity theft and other security measures. Hackers are getting smarter, and while computers are getting more secure, that doesn’t mean we can just sit back and do what we […]
The gig economy is more than just Uber! Now repeat it. The Gig economy is more than just Uber! Good, that feels better doesn’t it. I know it does for me. Way too often, when I describe the Gig economy, I revert to using Uber as the prime example. And while it may be the […]
LinkedIn has access to more career data than most funded surveys, and they’ve used this to their advantage. LinkedIn has taken the numbers from their user profiles and compiled the data into a study. And this study is eye-opening for anyone who’s interested in the Gig Economy and the new jobs it’s creating. For starters, […]
Shopping online needs no introduction. We understand the value of comparing thousands of vendors online, compared to only having a few options within our town. And we aren’t afraid of online shopping like we were in 1999. The best part about it is that there are more things to learn and tools to use that […]
Earlier this month, a federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked the country’s first attempt at trying to unionize the independent contractors of Uber and Lyft. Seattle had a law that passed in 2015, saying that independent contractors like Uber of Lyft drivers had the right to collectively bargain their rights, hours, benefits, and the like. […]
The Gig Economy provides some fun opportunities to earn extra income. Sometimes it can be hard to tackle everything in your life while working extra hours. There are ways to stay organized and keep from overworking yourself. Let’s start with priorities… Priorities Start by prioritizing your needs. What do you want to get out of working […]