The Rise of the Gig economy.

The Rise of the Gig economy.

Published on 17 September 2021

The contingent workforce and the gig worker

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Transcript
00:00
The Rise of the Gig Economy
00:02
Why is this an issue for business?
00:07
What is the Gig economy? 
00:09
What are some examples of Gig work?
00:11
What does this mean for me?
00:13
Why is this an issue for business?
00:18
What is the Gig Economy? 
00:23
The Gig Economy refers to the labour market in which independent contractors and freelancers are compensated for short-term projects and activities rather than part or full time employment. This can also be referred to as the Contingent Workforce.
00:28
What are some examples of Gig work?
00:31
Uber /Eats Driver
00:32
Drops off food to the public from local restaurant’s for a fee.
00:35
Task Rabbit 
00:36
Complete tasks from the public for a fee.E.g clean windows or cut lawn.
00:44
Social Media Influencers
00:45
They get sent products to promote for a short period of time, for a fee.
00:51
What does this mean for me?
00:52
Potential Job losses
00:55
Increased use of technology within the firm
00:57
01:01
New structures and tasks 
01:03
Why is this an issue for business?
01:04
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01:05
Decreased potential for personal work relationships
01:09
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01:10
Traditional Business Structures are becoming outdated
01:13
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01:14
Advantages and disadvantages are still currently unclear
01:20
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