The Gig Economy
The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want!Book - 2017
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! You, too, can learn how to embrace the independent and self-sufficient world of freelance!The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes, this eye-opening book supplies strategies--ranging from the professional to the personal--to help you leverage your skills, knowledge, and network to create your own career trajectory--one immune to the impulsive whims of an employer looking only at today's bottom line. Learn how to:* Construct a life based on your priorities and vision of success* Cultivate connections without networking* Create your own security* Build flexibility into your financial life* Face your fears by reducing risk* And much more!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. Start mapping out your place in the gig economy today!
Publisher: New York, NY : AMACOM, 
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 650.1 Mul
Characteristics: 227 pages ; 24 cm