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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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New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, [2017].
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227 pages ; 24 cm.
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650.1 M954 2017
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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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    Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-220) and index.
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    APA Citation (style guide)

    Mulcahy, D. (2017). The gig economy: the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off, and financing the life you want! New York: AMACOM, American Management Association.

    Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

    Mulcahy, Diane. 2017. The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want! New York: AMACOM, American Management Association.

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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! New York: AMACOM, American Management Association, 2017.

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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! New York: AMACOM, American Management Association, 2017. Print.

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