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Nine alternatives to Uber

Brian O'Sullivan | April 28, 2017

The gig economy is more than just Uber! Now repeat it. The Gig economy is more than just Uber! Good, that feels better doesn’t it. I know it does for me. Way too often, when I describe the Gig economy, I revert to using Uber as the prime example. And while it may be the […]

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February 13, 2017

How Trump’s Tax Plan Will Impact Small Business Owners

Let’s continue diving into President Trump’s tax plan, and his ideas going forward. If you missed the two previous posts, be sure to go back and check them out here and here. Now let’s get into some specifics. How will Trump’s tax plan affect small business owners? The tax future is actually pretty bright for […]

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April 10, 2017

How to Plan for Retirement as a Freelancer

The Gig Economy saw major growth after the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, it’s been growing at a rapid rate. But why? Primarily because it seems like people are trusting corporations less and less with their careers. Now that the days of pensions are over, corporations don’t have the competitive edge they once had. So […]

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December 14, 2016

Allow me to introduce myself….and the gig economy.

When I was given the privilege of being hired as a blogger for the fantastic upcoming app Veryfier, I considered jumping right in to the more in depth facets of the new gig economy. I’ve decided we’ll have plenty of time for that however, and I think a prep course is in store for my […]

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March 13, 2017

How the Shared Economy is Saving Our Planet

The phrase “saving our planet” is often thrown around loosely. We just bought some biodegradable toilet paper and feel like we’ve done our part in helping this world carry on for a few more years. But the shared economy (almost interchangeable with the Gig Economy) is actually making real progress towards helping our planet. You could […]

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February 27, 2017

Employee Vs. Contractor: Which One is More Expensive?

Companies can hire workers in two primary ways: employees and contractors. Which one typically costs the company more money? It depends on how you look at the numbers. Let’s go over the details and dive in to see how the numbers add up. The Cost of an Employee and a Contractor Typical employees are traditional workers […]

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December 19, 2016

Unemployment Vs. Underemployment: A Look Into the Numbers

Unemployment is a problem. We all know that. But it’s not the only issue. It’s likely not even the main issue. There are plenty of people working full-time jobs who are failing to make ends meet. Furthermore, since The Great Recession, we’ve seen a trend in overqualified people accepting jobs purely based on availability, not […]

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September 20, 2017

I don’t see a Gig Economy bubble, but…….

WILL THERE BE A BUBBLE? When I decided to write my next article on whether the Gig Economy’s bubble was about to burst, I was sure I’d find articles in the affirmative. And sure enough, I did. And yet, it hasn’t. There’s articles from 2015, 2016, and earlier this year alerting us to the fact that […]

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February 16, 2017

Gig economy in 2017: Crystal Ball Predictions

How do you predict the future of something that still seems like it has just arrived? With a crystal ball obviously. So without further ado, here’s my five predictions for the Gig Economy in 2017. If my predictions don’t pan out you can use this article against me, but more than likely, I’ll be the […]

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March 8, 2017

THE CELEBRITY OF TECH

The United States loves their celebrities. Not that I really need evidence of this, but if you don’t believe me, go ahead and take a look in the White House. We have likely loved our celebrities since the dawn of time, and companies have long used them as pitchmen or women, but rarely did they have a […]

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