Traditional full-time jobs are insecure, increasingly scarce, and filled with employees who wish they were doing something else with their lives. Learn how working in the Gig Economy - as a consultant, contractor, or freelancer - can offer an attractive, interesting, flexible, and even lucrative and secure alternative to the corporate cube.
The Gig Economy is "part economic argument and part how-to guide" - The New Yorker
Anyone considering making the jump into the gig economy should read Mulcahy's book. It explains why it makes sense and details many of things you need to know.” --Forbes
"The Gig Economy is THE career handbook for our generation. With ease, clarity and authority it navigates our ever-changing and uncertain business landscape, helping to coach both recent grads and career-changers alike to make the most of their skills, their passions, and their future." -- Gail Simmons, TV Host, Food Expert, and author of Talking with My Mouth Full
Many of our schools are preparing their students for a labor market that is increasingly nonexistent. With The Gig Economy, Diane Mulcahy fills this critical gap and provides all of us with a set of tools and a mindset for a more productive and pleasurable work life. A must-read for anyone trying to make their way in the “new order.” —Len Schlesinger, Harvard Business School; President Emeritus, Babson College
If you’re building a career as a freelancer or entrepreneur, or earning extra money through side hustles, The Gig Economy is essential reading. You’ll learn how to navigate uncertainty, maximize opportunity, and create the career and life you want. —Dorie Clark, author of Entrepreneurial You, Stand Out, and Reinventing You, and adjunct professor, Duke University Fuqua School of Business