The Government Shutdown and the #GigEconomy

There have been several articles so far this year about how furloughed federal workers are using the gig economy to make ends meet; A recent Fast Company article indicated that services offered on the digital talent platform, Fiverr, in the Washington DC metro area...

Community in the #Gig Economy

A challenge for many workers in the # gig economy is the isolation.  By definition independent workers are working on their own, an island away from the mainland. You do get to mingle with clients now and then, but for many, independent work is remote, and that client...

Timing and the #GigEconomy

People are often surprised when they discover the millions of people who choose to work independently in the #GigEconomy.  Various studies show that their motivation is the desire for flexibility; some want to be their own boss, or more specifically, avoid having any...

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