Tag: gig economy

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6 Ways to Battle Freelancer Loneliness

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Gig Economy|Tags: , , |

Even as freelancers embrace the advantages of a freelance lifestyle, some workers are discovering a downside to flexibility: freelancer loneliness.

Portable Benefits Bill Aims to Help Temporary, Freelance, and Other Flex Workers

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Gig Economy, Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In May, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va, and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., introduced the Portable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act

Work Flex News: The Most Desirable Employee Benefits, and More

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

A new study by Fracti found that the top three desired employee benefits are simple: medical benefits, flex time, and more vacation time.

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Author Insights: Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Gig Economy|Tags: , , , |

Diane Mulcahy's book The Gig Economy is a guide to the world of short-term jobs, contract work, consulting projects, and freelance assignments.

Why Community Matters for Freelancers

By |September 1st, 2016|Categories: Gig Economy|Tags: , , , |

What can freelancers and others looking for a better way to work accomplish when they band together? The possibilities are endless.

What is the Gig Economy?

By |August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Gig Economy|Tags: , , |

Loosely defined as a workforce that prefers temporary positions, the gig economy is rapidly gaining in popularity.

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Take 5: Wingham Rowan on the Flexible Labor Market

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: Expert Interviews, Gig Economy|Tags: , , |

Director of Britain's Beyond Jobs project, author, and TED speaker Wingham Rowan draws a link between flexible work and modern financial markets.

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Author Insights: Brigid Schulte on Finding the Time for What Matters

By |August 26th, 2015|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brigid Schulte has spoken all over the world about how to make time for The Good Life by redesigning work cultures and recapturing the value of leisure.

Work Flex News: These Are the New Rules of Work, and More

By |May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Career trajectories, expected hours, job location, job type, and work-life balance all have new rules and expectations. Learn about these shifts and more.