Category Archives: Gig Economy

What the Q2 earnings reports told us about the gig economy

By Jessica Bursztynsky August 07, 2022   The largest gig-work companies reported earnings last week, and investors were quick to look for any signs that economic pressure is tightening consumer spending. But things weren’t so grim after all. Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash all reported strong revenues, showing that people will still order takeout and hail … Continue reading What the Q2 earnings reports told us about the gig economy

Dozens of gig workers have been the victims of homicide. Their families often don’t receive a dime.

Dozens of gig workers have been the victims of homicide Gig Workers Rising found that death benefits are sometimes nonexistent. A. Khalid @askhalid April 6th, 2022 App-based gig worker M.J. makes a fist out of her car’s sun roof during a demonstration outside Los Angeles City Hall to urge voters to vote no on Proposition … Continue reading Dozens of gig workers have been the victims of homicide. Their families often don’t receive a dime.

Boost Your Flexible Workforce in These 5 Steps: Preparing Your Contact Center for the Gig Economy

Laura Krajewski January 10, 2022 For nearly two years, companies have had to meet the flexible needs of their employees. Remote work is here to stay for many industries, but even more so, the future is a flexible workforce. In order to retain top talent, employers must be ahead of the curve to meet new … Continue reading Boost Your Flexible Workforce in These 5 Steps: Preparing Your Contact Center for the Gig Economy

When Do You Need to Start Treating Your Side Gig Like a Real Business?

Devin Partida December 2, 2021 Even before the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people used their free time to engage in their passions. Whether knitting scarves and selling them on Etsy or doing home repair work for neighbors, side gigs are becoming more common for people with standard, 9-to-5 day jobs. Side hustles are great options … Continue reading When Do You Need to Start Treating Your Side Gig Like a Real Business?

My Secrets to Getting More Writing Projects Completed (Without Sacrificing Quality or Working Weekends)

Jessica Mehring May 3, 2021 As a technology copywriter and strategic consultant, I’m often asked how I manage multiple big clients with such a small team — especially since I personally manage each client relationship and do most of the writing. The answer isn’t as complex as you might think. And it doesn’t involve 80-hour … Continue reading My Secrets to Getting More Writing Projects Completed (Without Sacrificing Quality or Working Weekends)

Gearing Up for an Expanding Gig Economy [Infographic]

Dave Sutton September 2, 2020 The gig economy has transformed the business landscape significantly. Employers have access to a global pool of talent. Businesses benefit through lower costs and increased productivity. Freelancers benefit through a better work-life balance, improved work environment, and access to better employment opportunities. It’s the win-win nature of the gig economy … Continue reading Gearing Up for an Expanding Gig Economy [Infographic]