What is a Gig Worker ?
The world is pacing at a rapid rate and so is the economy, somebody has said that Economy is the art of making the most. But are you utilizing it? If not, pack your things and step down to the world of Gig Economy. Be a Gig worker. Work for a specified period of time & make the most of Economy. One of the best features of being a Gig worker is that you don't have to do a full time job. You are allowed to work as a freelancer or as an independent contractor. India possess a lot of talented people in abundance and IT industries have recently produced 675,000 technical graduates of which 400,000 are engineers. So even if you are a student, you can easily study along with earning a good amount. All your job requires is you connecting on an online platform with your customers.
Unlike the full time office workers, a Gig worker is entirely responsible for their own work assignments. So can anything be better than working on your own terms?
Your contribution in Gig economy is beneficial to you as well as the company you are working for. A simple cost-effective, flexibility and perseverance of resources is all a Gig Economy demands for Over the past few decade, IT industry has been has been leading the race and has become the fastest
growing industry in India. India is now being identified as powerhouse of incremental development. It is the very same IT industry that has also been providing the highest numbers of jobs and has connected all the Gig workers. Today most of the working populations count themselves in IT industries.
According to the recent data, one out of every four freelancer is from India. Zomato, Swiggy, Uber, Ola etc are all a part of gig economy and is providing jobs for gig workers. Even if you are a Musician, Photographer or a Writer, as a Gig worker you get a chance to work on your art and enhance your skills. Apart from this, IT industries like Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro, Infosys has also hired Gig workers at large numbers giving them employment. Jobs for Food & Beverages, Finance, Marketing & sales, Travel and Tourism are at high demand for Gig workers and IT industries are providing all of it.
However, as a Gig worker you might face issues of isolation and social interaction. But whats best is that you are being respected for your art and known for it. As said by Rennie Wood, & quote with every Gig we have to prove ourselves better than the night before