• The Gig Economy

  • The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want
  • By: Diane Mulcahy
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 08-11-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Summary

From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines, and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy - mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula, life has never been better!

The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Succeeding in it starts with shifting gears to recognize that only you control your future. Next is leveraging your skills, knowledge, and network to create your own career trajectory - one immune to the whims of an employer.

Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes, this eye-opening book supplies strategies - ranging from the professional to the personal - to help you:

  • Construct a life based on your priorities and vision of success
  • Cultivate connections without networking
  • Create your own security
  • Take more time off
  • Build flexibility into your financial life
  • Face your fears by reducing risk
  • Prepare for the future
  • And much more

Layoffs...recessions...Corporate jobs are not only unstable - they're increasingly scarce. It's time to take charge of your own career and lead the life you actually want.

©2016 Dianen Mulcahy (P)2016 Gildan Media LLC

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Better work, or just some work?

Well narrated, with useful illustrations. No gigs in medicine or government. Different outsourcing chores vs specialisms.

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  • Erin P.
  • 26-03-17

interesting and informative

An interesting look at economics with a touch of "self-help" and motivation. Very relevant and informative. Not too political or opinionated.

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  • ingrid ricketts
  • 28-02-18

The present & future of our workforce

If you are worried and/or interested about the future of jobs, read this book!