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How To Earn a Six-Figure Income in the Sharing Economy

How To Earn a Six-Figure Income in the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Is TaskRabbit Your Lemonade Stand on steroids? Previously unemployed or underemployed people are making big bucks each month on sharing economy sites.

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Workers of the gig economy, unite! - Financial Times



Sara Horowitz is in demand. The founder of the Freelancers Union, which has 250,000 independent contractors on its books, is struck by the attention from politicians and think tanks. “In the last nine months every foundation has been having a ‘future of work’ conversation,” she says.

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If TaskRabbit Is the Future of Employment, the Employed Are Fucked

If TaskRabbit Is the Future of Employment, the Employed Are Fucked | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The employment of the future is here, and it's terrific for everyone except the people doing the work. TaskRabbit, which lets you outsource the things you don't want to do to people who need money, is at the forefront of this ...
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UK orders 'sharing economy' review - but workers need not apply

UK orders 'sharing economy' review - but workers need not apply | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Companies such as Airbnb, Uber and Taskrabbit typify ‘sharing economy’ that government says could be important - but review only asks for views from consumers and business.
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TaskRabbit, symbol of sharing economy, pivots to focus on home services - Inman.com

TaskRabbit, symbol of sharing economy, pivots to focus on home services - Inman.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

TaskRabbit, which became a symbol of the “sharing economy” by letting users put errands and odd jobs out for bid, has pivoted to focus primarily on helping users instantly connect with home service professionals who charge fixed hourly rates.

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TaskRabbit is blowing up its business model and becoming the Uber for everything - The Verge

TaskRabbit is blowing up its business model and becoming the Uber for everything - The Verge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Since it opened up five years ago, TaskRabbit has often been a godsend to people with more money than time. The company stocks its auction house of personal assistants with people ready to deliver cupcakes to your office, or assemble your Ikea furniture, or clean your home. But last summer, executives at TaskRabbit noticed a problem. The percentage of completed tasks posted to the services auction house had leveled off and was beginning to decline. Individual tasks were seeing fewer bids, indicating frustration on the part of the workers who used the site. The company was stumped: TaskRabbit added 1.25 million users to its system in 2013 and doubled its force of contractors to 25,000. Supply and demand were as big as they had ever been, the company says, but something wasn’t working.

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About TaskRabbit TaskRabbit is revolutionizing how work gets done – for our Taskers, our Clients and most importantly, our employees.

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TaskRabbit CEO forecasts trends in sharing economy

TaskRabbit CEO forecasts trends in sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
TaskRabbit was among the first companies to encourage consumers to share goods and services. Now, more companies like Airbnb are contributing to this "sharing economy." TaskRabbit CEO Leah Busque talks about what the future holds.
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TaskRabbit takes hold in Bay Area divided by income gap - KALW

TaskRabbit takes hold in Bay Area divided by income gap - KALW | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The way we make a living is changing. For about a third of Americans, regular hours and benefits are giving way to a patchwork of contracting, temping, and moonlighting.

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BossTalk: TaskRabbit chief aims to recast freelance work

BossTalk: TaskRabbit chief aims to recast freelance work | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The CEO of online marketplace TaskRabbit, which matches people willing to do odd jobs with people seeking them, says startups in the fast-growing peer-to-peer economy need to do more to protect workers.
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TaskRabbit is blowing up its business model and becoming the Uber for everything

TaskRabbit is blowing up its business model and becoming the Uber for everything | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Since it opened up five years ago, TaskRabbit has often been a godsend to people with more money than time. The company stocks its auction house of personal assistants with people ready to deliver cupcakes to your office, or assemble your Ikea furniture, or clean your home. But last summer, executives at TaskRabbit noticed a problem. The percentage of completed tasks posted to the service's auction house had leveled off and was beginning to decline. Individual tasks were seeing fewer bids, indicating frustration on the part of the workers who used the site. The company was stumped: TaskRabbit added 1.25 million users to its system in 2013 and doubled its force of contractors to 25,000. Supply and demand were as big as they had ever been, the company says, but something wasn’t working.

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