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Growing a Business

This Is What's Next Now That the Gig Economy Has Changed Everything

Greater change is coming and new emerging platforms are changing markets in multiple industries.

Growing a Business

How the Gig Economy Is Changing Work for Women

The freelance and contract economy opens up options for time, balance and flexibility.

Leadership

7 Ways to Build a Team With Little or No Money

Offer stock options. Exchange your trade for another. Or just hire Aunt Betty.

Career

How to Think About Job 'Loyalty' When You're an Independent Worker

Showing loyalty makes the difference for you between surviving and thriving.

Resumes & Interviewing

4 Ways to Hire and Keep the Best Freelancers

You'll find the right questions and you'll find good people. Pay a happy wage and you won't have to replace them.

Career

Why Relying on Gig Workers to Fill Your Skills Gap is Lazy

The dazzle of the gig economy has blinded employers to the costs of high turnover and lack of continuity inherent in hiring temp workers.

Thought Leaders

Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal

If you're just thinking, 'gig economy,' you ain't seen nothing yet.

Thought Leaders

5 Tips for Hiring Freelancers Who Will Boost Your Business

Finding the most effective talent means knowing where to look, how to exercise due diligence and when to walk away.

Career

3 Profound Ways Self Employment Is Changing Our Lives

Freelancers are changing the infrastructure, processes and skills needed for the future workplace.

Growing a Business

Seeing Through the On-Demand Smoke Screen

The on-demand economy is not a fad, it is simply the continuing evolution of our workforce.

Career

The Rise of the 6-Figure Freelancer

There will be almost 4 million independent contract workers in the U.S. by 2020, according to research from MBO Partners.

Business News

Lyft Agrees to Revised $27 Million Deal in Driver Lawsuit

In the new deal, attorneys for drivers calculated that Lyft drivers could have recovered $156 million had they been classified as employees.

Business News

If Uber Drivers Are Employees, They're Owed $730 Million More, Say U.S. Court Papers

The figures had been redacted in the original settlement deal proposed last month, but a San Francisco federal judge ordered them unsealed.

Business News

Steve Case Says Uber, Lyft Effect on Economy Show Work 'Innovation'

The AOL cofounder explains what's coming in the third wave of the internet.

Growing a Business

What You Need to Know Before Hiring Independent Contractors

More and more, we live in a freelance world. What are you doing to prepare for your next temporary employee?