Grow: How to survive in the gig economy

Just how many of us are part of the gig economy now? Turns out, it’s kind of hard to pin down. Despite the long-held belief that it’s eclipsing traditional 9-to-5 work, new Bureau of Labor Statistics data suggests the number of alternative workers—those who earn their living outside of a traditional full-time job—make up just over 10% of total employment.

That doesn’t paint the full picture, though. The BLS numbers don’t include people who side hustle in addition to traditional employment. Nearly a third of U.S. workers fall into this camp, according to CareerBuilder. (And Upwork and the Freelancers Union’s latest report predicts that, within a decade, the majority of U.S.

>>> Original Source <<<