Some 70% of full-time freelancers participated in skills training in the past six months, compared with only 49% of full-time workers who are not freelancers. The difference makes sense; when you work for yourself, maintaining relevant skills may be the key to finding new work tomorrow.
4 Gig Economy Trends That Are Radically Transforming the US Job Market – CNBC
By 2027 the majority of workers in the U.S. will be contract workers. The rise is owed to these four trends: blockchain systems, F500 utilizing more contract employees, an uptick in fully remote companies and more robust networking among freelancers.
Cambridge Non-Profit Solstice Is Pioneering the Gig Economy of Solar Panels – Bostinno
The organization was a Top 3 Winner of Harvard Business School Energy & Environment Startup Competition, the winner of 2017 Vinetta Pitch Competition, and a semifinalist in MIT Climate CoLab competition. Notable investors include Techstars Boston, Echoing Green, Obvious Ventures, and the Department of Energy SunShot Initiative.
Julia graduated in May of 2016 from Suffolk University in Boston, MA with a strong passion for entrepreneurship. Following her entrepreneurial passions Julia joined Jobble. As the Marketing Manager of Jobble, Julia is in charge of developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans in order to attract potential customers and retain existing ones. Julia is expected to complete her MBA in Spring of 2018 from Suffolk University. In her free time Julia can be found on Cape Cod spending time with her family and two chocolate labs! She is obsessed with nature and everything sweet (especially donuts)!