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MBO Partners Says in a Report- The Professional Gig Economy is Growing in US

The US gig economy is doing nicely with 41 million independent workers in the US. It simply implies that the professional gig economy is running well and shows some serious growth as well. According to the seventh annual ‘MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2017’ report, the gig economy is alive and well. Very alive… Continue reading MBO Partners Says in a Report- The Professional Gig Economy is Growing in US

Freelancers · Gig Economy

Three Routes in Which Gig Work Is Building Up

This week we share new research on independent work that demonstrates the three routes in which gig work is building up, a glance at what the gig economy is and what it implies and a novel case of a gig stage disturbing customary business. We hope you find this selection useful. Let us know if… Continue reading Three Routes in Which Gig Work Is Building Up

Freelancers · Gig Economy

How organisations are tapping into the professional gig economy

This week we feature an article that provides some good examples of how organisations are tapping into the professional gig economy – the one in which educated, white-collar workers are ready for hire. We also feature some good tips on going freelance and a face-off between two lawyers with opposing views on the gig economy.… Continue reading How organisations are tapping into the professional gig economy

Elearning Services · Freelancers · Gig Economy

Gig Economy Round-up: The Gig Economy Workforce Will Double In Four Years

It’s interesting to see the Confederation of British Industry urging policymakers to have a more constructive view on gig working. Rather than demonize it, the CBI says policymakers need to look at new, flexible and fair approaches to work. Judging by the growth of gig working, this is something economies all around the world will… Continue reading Gig Economy Round-up: The Gig Economy Workforce Will Double In Four Years

Elearning Services · Freelancers · Gig Economy

63% of UK Employees Would Consider Self Employment Or Freelancing

Working in the gig economy is now an attractive proposition for many European employees. According to new research, two in three European employees are tempted by the option of being self-employed or freelance. Almost two thirds (63%) of UK employees said they would consider self-employment or freelancing, with slightly higher numbers for European employees overall… Continue reading 63% of UK Employees Would Consider Self Employment Or Freelancing

Elearning Services · Gig Economy

Research lifts lid on UK gig economy

There are 1.3 million gig economy workers in the UK, according to in-depth research into gig working by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The institute, which represents HR and learning and development professionals in the the UK, surveyed 400 gig economy workers and more than 2,000 other workers. It found that the most… Continue reading Research lifts lid on UK gig economy

Elearning Services · Freelancers · Gig Economy

Gig economy round-up: Don’t forget the ‘professional gig economy’

Do you think of professional services when you think of the gig economy? If you don’t then this set of links might help change your perception of the gig economy. It’s really important to remember that the gig economy affects all industries and all professions. We hope you find this selection useful. Let us know… Continue reading Gig economy round-up: Don’t forget the ‘professional gig economy’