Workers and The Online Gig Economy

Workers and The Online Gig Economy

RECOMMENDATION What effect will the continued expansion of a digital, on-demand “gig” economy have upon employment and government regulation? In this succinct, well-researched article, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Jane Dokko and Megan Mumford of...

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The Economy Of You

The Economy Of You

RECOMMENDATION In previous decades, many employees held lifetime jobs that provided benefits and pensions. In the modern era, many people – including, most conspicuously, many millennials – can’t find work. Those who have jobs worry that they...

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Hustle

Hustle

Marketers and market strategists Bonnie Ulman and Sal Kibler worked with LiveWire Research to conduct “qualitative and quantitative research” on 1,000 American women from a wide variety of financial, cultural and generational demographics. They...

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Traditional Work Isn’t Working

Traditional Work Isn’t Working

You show up. You stay eight hours. You go home. Many employers still expect this basic duty of their workers, although studies show that distractions can tatter your day at the workplace and even though many people feel they are most productive...

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The Shape of Work to Come

The Shape of Work to Come

The digital revolution is transforming the work environment at a rapid pace, requiring organizations and job seekers to adapt. However, questions remain as to how exactly workplaces will change, and who will benefit. Science journalist Emily...

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The Gig Is Up

The Gig Is Up

As the advantages of full-time employment diminish – with health insurance, pensions and other benefits fading away – freelance work is an increasingly appealing alternative. Gig work can offer relative freedom and steady financial rewards. In...

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The Multi-Hyphen Method

The Multi-Hyphen Method

Writer and broadcaster Emma Gannon describes the gig economy as the new normal for millions of workers. By 2020, 50% of all workers will freelance or run a side business to earn at least part of their income. Gannon suggests embracing this...

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The New Freelancers

The New Freelancers

Society seems unsure about how to react to this new breed of workers – freelancers, digital nomads, location-independent workers and all those who participate in the gig economy. Are they a new underclass, orphaned and begging for scraps at the...

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Side Hustle

Side Hustle

Chris Guillebeau’s idea is simple: keep your regular job and make extra money with a “side hustle.” He defines a hustle as a business venture that can generate profits but doesn’t demand excessive time. In this detailed manual, Guillebeau shows...

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Your Digital Transformation Career Guide

Your Digital Transformation Career Guide

Digital transformation calls for more than operational expertise, and organizations are increasingly recognizing the need for the specialized skills and knowledge of transformation management practitioners. New or prospective transformation...

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Digital Marketing Analytics

Digital Marketing Analytics

Analytics professionals Chuck Hemann and Ken Burbary offer an exhaustive guide to “digital marketing analytics” in public relations and marketing. Managers in other areas, such as product management or customer service, can also learn a lot from...

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