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Gig Economy News at a Glance: August 30, 2018

With the popularity of the gig economy there’s a lot of news to read, so we rounded up the latest stories to keep you up-to-date on industry happenings.

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Shiftgig CEO Rick Bowman Named to Crain's 2018 Notable LGBTQ Executives List

Today Crain’s announced its list of 2018 Notable LGBTQ Executives in Chicagoland who have positively impacted their workplaces and communities. We’re proud to announce that Shiftgig’s CEO, Rick Bowman, was included on this inaugural list.
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Gig Economy News at a Glance: August 16, 2018

It takes time to sift through all the news on the gig economy so we’ve rounded up all the latest stories so you can stay up-to-date on industry happenings. Advice for gig workers, work-life balance and the future of work all made an appearance in the headlines this week.

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Gig Economy News at a Glance: August 2, 2018

It takes time to sift through all the news on the gig economy so we’ve rounded up all the latest stories so you can stay up-to-date on industry happenings. This week the future of the work, the rise of the independent workforce and tips for using gig workers to help your business caught our attention.

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Gig Economy News at a Glance: July 19, 2018

It’s hard to sift through all the news on the gig economy so we’ve rounded up all the latest stories so you can stay up-to-date on industry happenings.

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Gig Economy News at a Glance: July 5, 2018

There are a lot of predictions about what the future of work will look like for workers and businesses. We’ve rounded up the latest news on the topic including recent report findings and technology insights.

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2018 Report: Debunking Myths About the Gig Economy

The phrase “gig economy” was first used after the financial crisis in early 2009, according to the Financial Times. With the explosive success of companies like Uber and Airbnb during that time, gig work became synonymous with ridesharing and other short-term arrangements. Since then, companies like Upwork and Fiverr have emerged, connecting freelancers with available work.

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Gig Economy News At A Glance: June 14, 2018

The latest gig economy news highlights how freelancing and other forms of contingent labor are influencing not only how people work but the impact it has on cities and businesses. Explore how in these top news articles.

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Gig Economy News At A Glance: May 31, 2018

It’s evident from this week’s news roundup that gig work is impacting the way a business functions and the way people work. Keeping up with the ever changing workforce structure will help your business stay ahead of the curve. Check out these articles to learn more about the gig economy’s evolution.  

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Gig Economy News At A Glance: May 17, 2018

Understanding not only the growth of the gig economy but the influence it can have on an industry is important. What’s even more important, however, is making sure those gig workers are supported. Check out our news roundup below to learn more about these topics.

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