37 Percent of Discussions on Gig Economy Negative, Study Finds

Media calls it the force that could save the American worker. But independent workers feel differently about the gig economy. According to a new media analysis by Cision, on behalf of The Rockefeller Foundation, about 37 percent of overall discussions on gig economy is negative. Clearly, there’s a “disconnect between news coverage of the independent […]

Uber’s New Guidelines Highlight Issues With Sharing Economy (Watch)

Uber Updated Its Terms To Ban Flirting Between Drivers And Passengers In-Flight Phone Calls May Be The Next Annoying Thing On Planes Disney Is The Undisputed King Of The 2016 Box Office So The US Is Almost $20 Trillion In Debt; Who Do We Owe? Popular ride-sharing app Uber just updated its community guidelines. And […]

LinkedIn ProFinder Offers New Freelance Marketplace for the Gig Economy

ProFinder is a new professional services marketplace that LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is piloting across the U.S. It is a “freelancer for hire” site similar to Fiverr, Flexjobs or Upwork, designed to help businesses find local freelance talent. How LinkedIn ProFinder Works To request a service, the business owner or manager goes to the ProFinder website and answers […]