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The On-Demand Economy and the Future of Work
Freelancing and similar independent opportunities are redefining our world of work. In fact, 40 percent of our nation’s workers are projected to be employed as freelancers, contractors, or consultants by next year.
The on-demand economy is already showing great promise as a source of meaningful, flexible work and a catalyst for economic activity in local communities across the country. In addition, companies in this growing sector are taking new steps to address the challenges that come with a rapidly changing economy, such as reskilling programs and employment benefits for independent workers. Find out more below.
What we're reading
Apprenticeships Make the Future of Work Bright | By Accenture North America CEO Julie Sweet | LinkedIn Pulse
2019 Economic Impact Report | Lyft
Economic Impact Report 2018 | Postmates
2019 Startup Outlook | Silicon Valley Bank
What we're saying
Heed Economic Lessons of Shutting Down Government | Op-ed by TechNet President & CEO Linda Moore | The Hill
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