Gig Economy

A gig economy is a free market system in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. The term “gig” is a slang word meaning “a job for a specified period of time” and is typically used in referring to musicians.

Advice on side gigs, stress and starting a company

Juggling a business and a side hustle -- or a full-time job -- can add value for entrepreneurs who choose…

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Why this mindset is needed to revolutionize business

The gig mindset, or an "employee who blends freelancer thinking and behaving with employee status," can help companies break free…

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Where the freelance jobs will be in 2021

If you're looking to freelance full time or on the side in 2021, consider one from this list of the…

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Virgin Media hopes to lead Gig economy with ‘hyperfast’ speeds

Ultrafast suddenly sounds a little bit pedestrian, after Virgin Media used the term 'hyperfast' to big up its new broadband…

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Will “trust” economy replace “gig” economy?

As the pandemic has thrown the workplace into disarray, a lot of remote workers feel like they are autonomous gig…

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Size means little in the app economy

Tear up the rulebook, forget about what you learnt in Economics 101 and don’t bet on the market leader; the…

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Commentary: What the gig economy means for small businesses

Considering the recent rise of the gig economy, there are potential drawbacks small-business owners need to consider, writes Tom Popomaronis…

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Startups are giving ride-hailing drivers new ways to boost earnings

Drivers for ride-hailing services are earning less than they did four years ago, according to a JPMorgan Chase report, so…

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