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The gig economy : the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off, and financing the life you want

Author: Diane Mulcahy
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, American Management Assoication, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy-- mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula, life has never been better! Mulcahy presents your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world, supplying strategies to help you construct a life based on your priorities and vision of success. It's time to take charge of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Mulcahy
ISBN: 9780814437339 0814437338
OCLC Number: 950638385
Description: 227 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Defining your success --
Diversify! --
How to create your own security --
Connect without networking --
Overcome fear by reducing and managing risk --
Plan for and take advantage of the time between gigs --
Take ownership of your time --
How to increase your financial flexibility --
Think access, not ownership --
Customizing your vision of retirement --
Conclusion: the future gig economy.
Responsibility: Diane Mulcahy.

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Corporate jobs are not only unstable---they're increasingly scarce. It's time to take charge of your own career and lead the life you actually want. Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes,  Read more...

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"The Gig Economy part economic argument and part how-to guide." -The New Yorker "Mulcahy knows how to spot a trend in work and make sense of it...gives students and readers a handle on what they need Read more...

 
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