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Why the “gig economy” could be good for workers

There’s a new trend in capitalism, and despite its downsides, it might actually be a good thing for U.S. workers. It’s called the Gig Economy.  Since and even before the recession of 2007, companies have been hiring fewer full-time employees in favor of temporary workers, freelancers, and contractors. For workers, there are some disadvantages of […]

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Gigwalk: A New Mobile App for Temp Work

Technology continues to make networking and getting jobs done easier.  The latest is a new mobile application for temp work called Gigwalk. Gigwalk brings together companies looking to complete local tasks, with iPhone-carrying mobile workers.  The app launched in May.  It’s already signed up over 50,000 workers, and it’s only launched in eight cities so […]

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