You know it:
You love (or hate) it:
The gig economy.
Google produces the following definition of the gig economy: “a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.” While that’s true–the gig economy is full of contract work–it’s so much more.
As a full-time freelance writer, I experience and contribute to the gig economy every day. And while there are drawbacks to working as a freelancer (stay tuned for my next post), at this stage in my life, the pros outweigh the cons.
Here are 5 reasons I love the gig economy: