fastcompany:

For one month, I became the “micro-entrepreneur” touted by companies like TaskRabbit, Postmates, and Airbnb. Instead of the labor revolution I had been promised, all I found was hard work, low pay, and a system that puts workers at a disadvantage. Read more>


Sobering, sad, piece. Think: The gig economy version of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America.  
Keep reading “Pixel & Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in the Gig Economy” by Sarah Kessler.

fastcompany:

For one month, I became the “micro-entrepreneur” touted by companies like TaskRabbit, Postmates, and Airbnb. Instead of the labor revolution I had been promised, all I found was hard work, low pay, and a system that puts workers at a disadvantage. Read more>

Sobering, sad, piece. Think: The gig economy version of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. 

Keep reading “Pixel & Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in the Gig Economy” by Sarah Kessler.

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