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Latest Articles in gig economy

Gig Economy To Boost Employment Of Indian Women In Formal Sector

Alternative work arrangements in the gig economy have the potential to absorb more women and increase their participation in the workforce with some amount of reskilling, according to a new study by UNDP and FICCI, India.

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Gig Economy Can Support 90 Mn Jobs, Add 1.25 % To GDP: Report

The gig economy could create about one million net new jobs over the next two-three years by aligning near-term incentives of employers and workers

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Skilling And SME Are At The Heart Of A Digital Recovery

The success of digitally-empowered SMEs stands on essential pillars of technology adoption and infrastructure, access to the right skillsets, finance and policy push.

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“We Are Family” – Mere Corporate Sweet-talk?

The more the Gig Economy gets stronger, and the more Millennials and Gen-Z (together, ‘GEMZ’) become a significant part of the workforce, the more important culture will be.

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How Can Women Transform The Male Dominated Operations Industry

Businesses are a new leading-edge looking to secure the benefits of digital transformation and analytics across the entire value chain – within the organization but also across their vendor partners and the entire ecosystem.

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Virus’ Vitality as a Lesson for GEMZ (Gig Economy, Millennials & Gen-Z)

India’s gig sector is expected to grow to $455 billion by 2024, at a compounded annual growth rate of 17 per cent. As per some estimates, the US gig workforce already contributes over $1.5 trillion and 80% of large companies plan to actively adopt a flexible workforce.

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Remote Working To Boost Hybrid Workforce, Gig Economy In 2021: Study

Gig economy is a free market system in which temporary positions are common and organisations hire independent workers for short-term commitments.

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Uber, Gig Economy Companies See California Win As National Model

Uber's shares rose 12%, while Lyft jumped 9%. The companies, along with DoorDash, Instacart and Postmates, poured more than $205 million into the campaign.

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Gig Economy To Lead 80 Pc Of Demand For Blue-Collar Jobs: Betterplace

"Job opportunities will see massive growth in tier two and three cities. Bengaluru and the four metros will generate 70 per cent of demand pre-Covid levels,"

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Amidst Job Losses, Gig Economy Witnessed Surge in People Exploring Business Opportunity: Amway India

Amway India said it is focused on enabling growth for its Direct Retailers/Sellers and creating new sources of business generation for their profitable, sustainable success. Amway India said it has been witnessing an increased preference for its new categories including Nutrilite Traditional Herbs Range, Premium Cookware, and Home & Car Air Purifier products representing the growing demand for health and wellness solutions by consumers.

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85% Women Feel Flexibility And Autonomy Are The Most Attractive Features In Gig Economy

The study offers valuable insights and offers key recommendations on the working structure and measures towards ensuring access to decent work and social protection for these workers in a sector that is growing rapidly.

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Rapyd Disburse Launches With Expanded Global Payout Feature

Mass-payout capabilities expanded to over 100 countries, enables quick payouts to sellers, suppliers, and workers in Asia, the US, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

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Swiggy, Zomato Helping Delivery Workforce Stay Safe During Lockdown

Businesses depending on home-deliveries are trying their best to help the workforce stay safe by offering medical cover, teaching social-distancing etc.

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Agility Is Key For Working In India’s Gig Economy

The gig economy is creating an agile work environment, with the much-needed stability supported by smart tech.

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6 Reasons Why The Indian Gig Economy Will Only Keep Growing In Numbers

Keeping up with this trend I would like to shed light on the 6 reasons why I think the Indian gig economy will only keep growing in numbers:

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