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The “Gig” Economy: Working as an Independent Contractor or Consultant

Event Type: Job Training/Careers (600)
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 9/20/2018
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Description:
 In the new “gig” economy, jobs are replaced with temporary positions filled by independent contractors and consultants. A study by Intuit predicted that by 2020, 40 percent of American workers will be independent contractors. Are you ready to work a “gig”? This workshop highlights differences between being an employee and working as an independent contractor or consultant. Covered topics include compensation considerations, benefits package, possible expenses and finding customers.
Library: Wilmington Library
Location: Inspiration Space
Contact: Janet Wurtzel
Presenter: Janet Wurtzel of DDL / Inspiration Space