Here Are Perks And Lurks Of The Gig Economy You Should Know About

With all the time we have to reflect now, have you sat down and imagined a day where you do not have an office to report to, a boss to be bossed around by, and the freedom to work as per will? Well, all of this, which once existed only in films, or that’s what we thought, is now turning into reality as the world seems grimmer by the day.

Freelancer working on a gig

The Covid-19 situation has left many unemployed, some uncertain and others hopeless. In such uncertain times, one thing seems like the plausible solution, sustainable sources of income. In other times this would have been a difficult feat to achieve, but it no longer holds.…

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The Gig Economy isn’t Quite as Rock n’ Roll as You’d Think

The number of flexibly- and self-employed workers has increased significantly in recent decades. At the end of 2016, nearly five million UK workers were classified as self-employed, which marks a 45% rise since 2000. The gig economy covers all sectors; not just the likes of Uber drivers or Airbnb hosts, but a considerable amount of highly skilled workers, such as IT experts and computer programmers.

Freelance programmer

The gig economy gives workers an enviable opportunity to work flexibly and be selective about their jobs. But with this territory comes specific risks and challenges that go beyond worrying when your next paycheck will come in.…

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