382: How To Thrive In The Gig Economy With Marion McGovern

Today's interview is with Marion McGovern. Over the past 30 years, Marion McGovern has been a trailblazer in the world of work, launching a Gig Economy firm before the term was even coined. As a workforce pioneer, she’s now revealing valuable tips on surviving in the modern workplace—for workers and employers alike in her new book: Thriving in the Gig Economy.  We discuss the following: 

  • The widespread impact of the world of gig work, and how it will reshape businesses of all sizes
  • Top three misconceptions about the gig economy
  • Hidden responsibilities and challenges of being an independent worker
  • The science of pricing: How to determine your price based on skills, expertise, and the nature of your work
  • You are an island: How to manage the isolation of working independently
  • Independent contractors vs. employees: Understand the difference—whether you’re hiring or looking for wok
  • Key factors that will change the future of the Gig Economy—including policy changes, legal developments, and forward-thinking entrepreneurs

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