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!