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    Capitalism uses cutting edge technology to screw workers Old Wine New Bottles Uber Mechanical Turk are innovative methods for pushing down wag

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    A few years ago I thought about writing a book on the gig economy On many levels I knew that it was going to be a big deal and recent events have only underscored its importanceI'm glad that I didn'tI couldn't have done a better job than Sarah Kessler did A gifted storyteller she adroitly stitches together fact

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    This book is a well done and fairly up to date look at the phenomena associated with the “gig” or “sharing” economy a set of developments in the organization of work that are turning individual people into individual independent contractors rather than traditional employers This model has become popularized by such firms as Uber and

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    Just finished Gigged by the brilliant writer Sarah Kessler Over 6 years she reported on the rise of the gig economy the countless enumerations on Uber’s model Uber but for cat food and the folks who get swept into the promise of flexible work at good pay Spoiler most of them are disappointed by the gig economy which was

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    Having read similar books about understanding modern day poverty and work I felt this did well at maintaining a journalistic distance rather th

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    ‘Any economy is built by humans and this book is about them' I love this as a catchphase and as a good reminder to all of us working on these topics to always think about the human impacts I am involved in policy research in this area for wor

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    Decent reporting Unfortunately she constrains herself to popular cliches about labor economics though she uestion

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    Gigged is a tech journalists tour of the the “gig economy” mostly from a “neutral” standpoint Recently there has been a spat of books that look into the “dark side” that web 20 and social apps have had in our society These include “Weapons of Math Destruction” “Automatic Ineuality” and “Algorithms of Oppression” to

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    Gig economy is about the use of assets in different ways I can give two uick examples of that Think about Uber which allows people to turn their private car into a temporary taxi The common business model for a taxi is uite different It used to be that taxi had to be a registered vehicle you have to pay to get the license to become a taxi driver buy insurance and so on Now the technology which has allowed cars to beco

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    As a factual background I must state that I left a full time job in the first months of 1998 and became a player in the gig economy However I spent a year researching and saving for the move and when I left I had over 10000 in work lined up and 11 days of vacation pay coming to me I was successful in my endeavors until I was persu

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Free download î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB º Sarah Kessler

S revolutionized the way we do business High profile tech start ups such as Uber and Airbnb are constantly making headlines for the disruption they cause to the industries they overturn But what are the effects of this disruption from Wall Street down to Main Street What challenges do employees and job seekers face at every level of professional experienceIn the tradition of the great business narratives of our time Gigged offers deeply sourced up close and personal accounts of our new economy From the computer programmer who chooses ex. Any economy is built by humans and this book is about them I love this as a catchphase and as a good reminder to all of us working on these topics to always think about the human impacts I am involved in policy research in this area for work and it can get so big and messy that it s easy to forget that we re really talking about people at the beginning and end of the day I appreciated the human stories in the book most of all as Kessler spends enough time with the people working in this to give a sense of the pros and cons of on demand laborMy big regret with Gigged was that it doesn t uite get at w

Free read Gigged Author Sarah Kessler

Gigged Author Sarah Kessler

With deep reporting and graceful storytelling Sarah Kessler reveals the ground truth of a key part of the American workforce Her analysis is both astute and nuanced making GIGGED essential reading for anyone interested in the future of work Daniel H Pink author of WHEN and DRIVE The full time job is disappearing is landing the right gig the new American Dream One in three American workers is now a freelancer This “gig economy” one that provides neither the guarantee of steady hours nor benefits emerged out of the digital era and ha. A few years ago I thought about writing a book on the gig economy On many levels I knew that it was going to be a big deal and recent events have only underscored its importanceI m glad that I didn tI couldn t have done a better job than Sarah Kessler did A gifted storyteller she adroitly stitches together facts key court verdicts and human stories This is no screed against the future of work At the same time though Kessler asks tough uestions about what we want out of society and what society owes usWell done Sarah

Free download î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB º Sarah Kessler

Actly which hours he works each week to the Uber driver who starts a union to the charity worker who believes freelance gigs might just transform a declining rural town journalist Sarah Kessler follows a wide range of individuals from across the country to provide a nuanced look at how the gig economy is playing out in real timeKessler wades through the hype and hyperbole to tackle the big uestions What does the future of work look like Will the millennial generation do as well their parents How can we all find meaningful well paid work. Decent reporting Unfortunately she constrains herself to popular cliches about labor economics though she uestions her orthodoxy a few times Also she greatly exaggerates in her Chapter 128 reference The abstract This article uses various micro data sets to study entrepreneurshipConsistent with the existence of capital constraints on potential entrepreneursthe estimates imply that the probability of self employmentdepends positively upon whether the individual ever receivedan inheritance or gift When directly uestioned in interview surveyspotential entrepreneurs say that raising capital is their principal pr