Pixel & Dimed


By Sarah Kessler – The gig economy (a phrase which encompasses both the related collaborative economy and sharing economy) represents a theory of the future of work that’s a viable alternative to laboring for corporate America.

Instead of selling your soul to the Man, it goes, you are empowered to work for yourself on a project-by-project basis.

One day it might be delivering milk, but the next it’s building Ikea furniture, driving someone to the airport, hosting a stranger from out of town in your spare bedroom, or teaching a class on a topic in which you’re an expert.

The best part? The work will come to you, via apps on your smartphone, making the process of finding work as easy as checking your Twitter feed. more> http://tinyurl.com/qcteadk

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