NewsOrg’s Dan Blacharski recently sat down with Washos CEO and founder Bertrand Patriarca to talk about the gig economy, platforms where individuals take more control over their career path. The gig economy represents a major shift in how we define a job, and as the power of mobile apps and remote communications continues to gain influence, we can expect it to grow. Already, employment in the gig economy is growing faster than traditional payroll employment, according to the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.
“While there are of course pros and cons to gig economy employment, many workers are drawn to the flexibility of being able to work during times that suit their own schedule,” said Patriarca.
Read the full article: Making the Gig Economy Work (NewsOrg)