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More Americans Now Telecommute Than Take Public Transportation to Work:




Gig-Economy Groceries - Online grocery-delivery service Instacart makes its debut in the Flathead:




The market is stacked against the low-skilled worker - How hourly workers, many of whom earn irregularly, can act entrepreneurially, with help from cities.:


Government estimates suggest that more than 30 percent of the workforce now earn irregularly, and some predict that number will reach 50 percent by the 2020s. These workers are not in control of their ...


Women Freelancers on Upwork & Fiverr Make 50% Less Than Men:


The pay gap is a well-discussed topic in Washington D.C., with women on average making 77 cents on the same dollar earned by men. Unfortunately, it seems as though this gender bias may be even more extreme ...


Freelancer productivity hacks: How to find your lost motivation:


Sometimes the hardest part of being your own boss isn't getting clients and earning a steady income. Instead, it's finding the motivation to actually do the work you've been given. At Moonlighting, ...


Easy Ways to Defray Expenses While you are an Entrepreneur:




Bill would aid mortgage applicants who rely on the gig economy for earnings:


Here's some promising news for self-employed entrepreneurs, "gig-economy" workers and small-business owners: There's a bipartisan push underway on Capitol Hill to make the home-mortgage process ...


Why the gig economy was doomed from the start:


In her new book, Gigged, reporter Sarah Kessler chronicles the ascent and decline of the gig economy, starting in the early 2010s, when it seemed every service -- from grocery shopping to cleaning offices ...


54% Working in the Gig Economy Say It Takes Too Long to Get Paid:




How Procter & Gamble, Eli Lilly And Boeing Innovate Through Alumni Networks In The Gig Economy - Does your company have an alumni network? :


One of the most fascinating trends of recent years has been the tremendous growth in contingent labor. Commonly referred to as the gig economy, societies across the western world have seen record numbers ...


This Entrepreneur Is Teaming Up With Silicon Valley Royalty to Bring Short-Term Disability Insurance to Gig Workers:




Designing a Future for the Untethered Workforce:


The gig economy -- and the growing group of digital nomads within it -- requires a wider variety of new products and services than businesses and governments are currently prepared to deliver. See also ...


Is Working Remotely Bad for Your Health?:


Imagine rolling out of bed in the morning and, rather than racing to get out the door and into morning traffic, you could go for a run or make yourself breakfast. It's the kind of daydream every chained-to-his-desk ...


Billings' gig economy grows by one more service: grocery shopping:


The gig economy is in full swing in Billings. Magic City residents can rent out their homes to vacationers using Airbnb, taxi people around town as Lyft and Uber drivers and deliver restaurant meals ...


Are you a teleworker in Montana? We'd like to hear from you. :


We are seeking your input to help grow our local economies and share stories and testimonies from residents who telework (or similar) from their home or a remote Montana location. If you would ...


Why idyllic rural towns around the world are paying people to move there :


The world is opening up to remote working. More and more businesses are realising that employees don't need babysitting every minute of every day and can in fact be more productive working ...


The US government is seriously underestimating how much Americans rely on gig work:




'Gig economy' increasingly concentrated among older workers:


The share of Americans who may be classified as part of the "gig economy" has shrunk since 2005, according to a government report that also showed such jobs are increasingly concentrated among older workers ...


Are you a telecommuter with a home office? You just lost a tax break.:


His accountant recently broke the bad news that the tax overhaul passed in late 2017 took away one remote employees' right by Elisabeth Leamy https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/are-you-a-telecommuter-with-a-home-office-you-just-lost-a-tax-break/2018/05/28/7d92b1b4-5eb9-11e8-b2b8-08a538d9dbd6_story.html?utm_term=.3b4563263cc6 *** Are ...


California ruling will cause 'seismic shift' in gig economy:


A California Supreme Court ruling will limit businesses from designating workers as independent contractors who are not able to attain certain benefits and employment protections. The ruling will ...


Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize On The New Gig Economy:


The era of stable lifetime jobs for business professionals within a single company are gone. Companies are rightsized quickly now as markets change rapidly, and business professionals are quick to jump ...


Gig workers: You're probably making less than you think:




Healthcare, freelanced: Where will gig economy workers get coverage?:




EPP 164: How To Earn Much More As An Affiliate Marketer With Jesse Lakes:




Blockchain jobs platform gives freelancers paid time off and pensions:




How The Gig Economy Is Fueling A New Type Of Entrepreneur:


It's official: the gig economy is taking over work as we know it. More than a third of the workforce -- 55 million Americans -- are currently working as freelancers. This is the highest number of people ...


Here are the 20 most in-demand skills for freelance workers:




Now hiring, for a one-day job: the gig economy hits retail:


Aaron Stallings, who used to work as a bill collector for Capital One, says he's no longer interested in having a full-time job. Instead, for the past year, he has cobbled together work -- 50, sometimes ...


6 Ways Telecommuting Has Permanently Changed Work Life:


You balance work with taking care of the baby. You have coworkers you'll never meet. Welcome to the global workforce. By John Boitnott https://www.inc.com/john-boitnott/6-ways-telecommuting-has-permanently-changed-work-life.html?cid=search Are ...


Gig workers could gain employee status with California Supreme Court ruling:


Companies that want to classify their workers as contractors and avoid paying them wages and benefits that state law requires for employees must prove the workers are running their own businesses, the ...

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