Gig Economy News at a Glance: September 27, 2018

Missing out on popular gig economy news? We’ve got you covered. Read highlights from the latest stories to keep you up-to-date on industry happenings.

5 Great Gig Economy Jobs for People 50+

Have you taken the Myers Briggs personality test? Take a look at these 5 gigs for people ages 50+ that also match certain Myers Briggs personality types.

Why Women Embrace the Gig Economy

Check out a recent survey that shows that 44% of women surveyed have a side gig, and 54% of them said they’d do side gigs to spend more time with their kids.

Why Don’t Gig Workers Get a 9-to-5? Hint: It’s Not About the Money
In a new survey, flexibility, balance and family are a few of the biggest draws to today’s gig economy; 80% of those surveyed say they are content with their gig jobs.  

Using Business Communications to Boost the Gig Economy

Learn about digital communication tools that are being used to connect remote gig workers so they can collaborate in productive and satisfying ways.

The 9-to-5 Workday Doesn’t Work for Everyone (And How to Create a Life of Total Freedom)
Take a few minutes to read these great tips and ideas about how to get started in the gig economy.

About The Author

Jane Smith is the Community Relations Manager at Shiftgig. She is passionate about helping Shiftgig Specialists and helping transform the way people work. In her free time, Jane loves cooking, exploring Chicago, and spending time with family.