The gig economy, growing rapidly globally, offers self-employment and remote work opportunities. Despite its growth, concerns about job security and lack of benefits highlight the need for regulatory adjustments.
Organisations need to reimagine age-old employment contracts and work on a framework to enable moonlighting rather than pushing it back in the post-pandemic world, say industry experts.
Focused on safety and fairness, the historic agreement between Australia’s Transport Workers Union and tech delivery platform DoorDash lays down six core principles and enforceable industry-wide standards for gig-workers.
For an episode of People Matters Podcast series, Cohire's Vineet Arya and Awign's Gurpreet Singh came together to share with our audience the prospect for the gig workers in 2022.
The ongoing uncertainty and The Great Resignation resulted in an increase in demand for contract jobs by 45 per cent since the beginning of the pandemic, finds a study.
In conversation with People Matters, Matt Barrie, CEO, Freelancer.com, spoke about how 2020 changed the game for hiring gig workers, increasing partnerships with NASA as well as corporates to hire freelancers, and shared some trends and advice to kickstart 2021 on the right foot.