Crossing Borders

Can You GIG It??

Posted by: Alicia Engel, EMGM 16, Contributor on Friday, January 5, 2018

The woman in the grocery line? She’s a freelance copywriter, substitute teacher and life coach. Your neighbor? He’s an independent management consultant who books gigs for his band. The comedian you’re watching on-stage has a CPA and a 5-star rating on Upwork. Your waiter works handyman gigs. And your Uber driver? She takes call-outs on weekends to pay off her MBA faster.  John Bevell, ’12,  has seen this workforce wave from afar and plans to ride it. How much of a role will the gig economy play in the future of work? Are you ready for this sea change?  Read the full story.

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