Gig Workers

Starting Your Business: The Tools, Resources and Mindset You Need to Succeed

Never underestimate how much money you need to start, how long it will before you turn a profit or how hard you will have to work.

John Rampton

· 11 min read

Upwork to Charge Freelancers to Bid on Jobs, Further Squeezing Those Who Rely on the 'Gig Economy'

Freelancers will soon have to pay as much as $0.90 for each job they apply for on Upwork, which could impact users who are new to the platform or struggling to make ends meet.

Hayden Field

· 8 min read

The Top 10 Side Gigs for 2019 (Infographic)

A report published today gave software development, design and writing top billing, in part because of their above-average pay levels.

Hayden Field

· 1 min read

Capitalize on the Rise of the Contingent Workforce to Push Strategic Projects Over the Finish Line

Just be sure to treat those gig workers right because, with employment at a historic high, it's not uncommon for recruiters to poach workers from competitors.

Peter Limone

· 5 min read

Independent Workers Are Essential and Deserve a Fair Deal

Google's 'two-tier' workforce reveals a dependence on contract and temporary help and highlights the need to change how companies engage with independent workers

Brent Messenger

· 5 min read

'Don't Try to Herd Cats' -- and 4 Other Leadership Tips for the Gig Economy

Considering that 1 in 3 workers today are freelancers, you're probably managing one or more of them now or will be soon.

Richard Burns

· 8 min read

How Stylists, Dog Walkers and More Are Making Six Figures -- and What You Can Learn From Them

With the right tools and mindset, any solopreneur can earn a six-figure salary.

Chinwe Onyeagoro

· 6 min read

The Gig Economy Is Growing -- But Where Is It Headed?

A contributor argues that Uber drivers and Grubhub delivery personnel deserve the same wage guarantees and other benefits as full-time employees

Scott Absher

· 6 min read

The Surprising Reality Is Freelancers Are Happy and Prospering

The gig economy proves that independent contract work is much more than something to do between jobs. It can be a full-time career.

Victor G. Snyder

· 6 min read

The Secret to Retaining Productive Remote Workers Is Remembering They Are People

Employers must embrace remote workers by understanding their needs.

Karen Lachtanski

· 5 min read

Israeli Firms Are Putting New U.S. Small Businesses on The Map

Solopreneurs need all the help they can get. These three companies deliver small-businesses with the services they need to do their best.

Cynthia Johnson

· 6 min read

Kristel Kruustük

· 6 min read