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The gig economy: the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off, and financing the life you want
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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! You, too, can learn how to embrace the independent and self-sufficient world of freelance! The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes, this eye-opening book supplies strategies--ranging from the professional to the personal--to help you leverage your skills, knowledge, and network to create your own career trajectory--one immune to the impulsive whims of an employer looking only at today's bottom line. Learn how to: - Construct a life based on your priorities and vision of success - Cultivate connections without networking - Create your own security - Build flexibility into your financial life - Face your fears by reducing risk - And much more! 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. Start mapping out your place in the gig economy today!

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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! You, too, can learn how to embrace the independent and self-sufficient world of freelance! The Gig Economy is your guide to this uncertain but ultimately rewarding world. Packed with research, exercises, and anecdotes, this eye-opening book supplies strategies--ranging from the professional to the personal--to help you leverage your skills, knowledge, and network to create your own career trajectory--one immune to the impulsive whims of an employer looking only at today's bottom line. Learn how to: - Construct a life based on your priorities and vision of success - Cultivate connections without networking - Create your own security - Build flexibility into your financial life - Face your fears by reducing risk - And much more! 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. Start mapping out your place in the gig economy today!
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Mulcahy, D. (2016). The gig economy: the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off, and financing the life you want. [United States]: AMACOM.

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Mulcahy, Diane. 2016. The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want. [United States]: AMACOM.

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Mulcahy, Diane, The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want. [United States]: AMACOM, 2016.

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Mulcahy, Diane. The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want. [United States]: AMACOM, 2016. Web.

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