It’s estimated by Intuit that by 2020, 43% of the workforce will be working independently as freelancers or gig workers. Currently independent workers make up about 34% of the workforce, with this group expected to get much bigger in the years to come. If you’re wondering why so many people are choosing to have a side hustle, here are four reasons.
After realizing the stress of being in charge was no longer what she wanted, Monique Ross decided to look into a different employment opportunity she kept hearing about: Shiftgig.
After earning a degree in radio and broadcasting, Maurice struggled to find work and was often searching for odd jobs to help make ends meet.
As a mom of five, Shavonda wanted a way to earn extra cash, but still have time to spend with her family. Thanks to Shiftgig, she was able to accomplish this goal.
Shiftgig was recently featured on a popular finance blog, The Penny Hoarder. With more than 16 million monthly readers, the personal finance blog was started by twenty-something Kyle Taylor, as part of his journey to overcome student loan debt.
As an executive chef who was looking for a change of pace, Jeff found Shiftgig to be the best choice for him.
This entire month, we will be showcasing all the reasons why our Specialists love working in the gig economy through platforms like Shiftgig. Check out our previous posts on why students and boomers benefit from on-demand work.