Friday May 29, 2020

Getting into the gig

Thousands of workers in Ireland are opting to be their own bosses and join the gig economy

8th November, 2015
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Thousands are now opting to work on their own gig

The gig economy, the on-demand economy, the collaborative economy, the sharing economy, the peer-to-peer economy: call it what you like, when it comes to the modern working environment, wage slaves are out and flexibility is in. The idea of a job for life is fast becoming a thing of the past.

Advancements in technology are bringing an increase in people foregoing regular nine to five jobs and deciding instead to work on particular ‘gigs’, where...

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