Read “The Changing Job Market: Millennials, the Gig Economy, and the Episodic Career” example on p. 332 in Ch. 9 of Management: A Practical Introduction. In your response:
- Define “The Gig Economy” in your own words.
- Describe the kinds of skills you can bring to the gig economy.
- Determine if you would prefer to be a contract worker or an employee. Explain why.
- Consider where you work now or have previously worked and if gig employees were prevalent. If so, why do you think this was prevalent?