Yesterday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data indicating that independent contractors make up 6.9 percent of the workforce, down from 7.4 percent in 2005. The media has expended a lot of energy discussing the explosive growth of the gig economy, making this decline seem like a surprise. Is the gig economy tanking, or have […]
A new study shows how—and why—the sharing economy is burgeoning.
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. Recently, Uber and other companies that provide on-demand services have been under the regulatory microscope. Despite these setbacks, it’s still a great industry to get into, full of potential advantages for a would-be entrepreneur. That said, there are a few best practices that […]