Future Friday: Is the future of the gig economy more regulation?

A great deal has been written about the “gig” economy, including things that I have written such as here and here. It has its proponents and its opponents. The proponents say it is going to free workers to have more control over their lives and add more freedom to their day. The opponents say people …

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Future Friday: Freelance work and lifelong education

I came across an interview with Australian entrepreneur Michael Priddis. He is preparing to launch an intelligence research and development business in Australia. The interview was fascinating and I highly recommend reading it. Priddis makes some great observations, such as “Computers are good at doing the jobs we find hard, and bad at the ones …

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Future Friday: Will there be an Uber HR be in our future?

You have to have been hiding from the news or social media not to have heard of Uber, the car service where all the drivers are independent contractors. That model of providing a service is becoming more widespread and becoming an increasingly popular way of working for many people, across three generations. I wonder if …

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Future Friday: Business Colonies will help the engine of job creation

  I have written before that the workers of the future while be independent project workers. It is happening now and will do nothing but expand in the future. Business Colonies Futurist Thomas Frey wrote a very interesting piece called Business Colonies: A study of structure, organization, and the evolution of work. Frey’s premise is …

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Freelancers Golden Tips a Guest Post

  Last Friday I published Future Friday: Get Ready Employers here comes a Generation of Entrepreneurs where I talked about Millennials working toward being entrepreneurial or holding freelance positions. Today’s post is from someone in that age group who is offering advice on how to be a better freelancer. I could not think of a …

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