Thriving in the Gig-Economy


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A study by Intuit predicted that by 2020, 40 percent of American workers would be independent contractors. Meaning nearly half of the workforce would be comprised of employees who are freelancers, contractors, or in temporary roles. Gone are the days of pension plans, professionals in 2019 need to develop professional brands that can survive and thrive in the gig-economy. Attendees of this session will be able participate in a dynamic workshop to discuss the state of the gig-economy and learn the ins and outs of developing a professional brand that will prepare them for their next career move.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Workshop
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate