The rise of the gig economy: America’s ultimate student side hustles

Study International | September 16, 2019

The gig economy provides an alternative way of working to the typical 9-5 job, allowing people to earn money independently and in a more flexible way. But which US states are driving the gig economy and which roles are the most popular and best-paid? AppJobs have analysed US gig applications data to reveal America’s ultimate side hustle. Looking at the states leading the way with this style of flexible working, the most popular gig categories people are applying for and the average earnings you can make per hour. could you find yourself taking on one of the nation’s most popular side hustles? From pet-sitters and private tutors to delivery drivers and home chefs, the gig economy has grown dramatically over the last two decades, transforming the world of work and breaking out of the 9-5 rut. The increasing popularity of side hustles has seen financial opportunity and independence offered to anyone keen to try a new style of working and earn some extra money.

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Now in its fourth year, the Digital Learning Realities research is brought to you by Fosway Group and Learning Technologies — and its supporting community of over 10,000 L&D professionals worldwide — The Learning and Skills Group. The goal is to provide the definitive research on the digital learning market. This year’s research is STILL OPEN and we are sharing interim results to coincide with Learning Technologies 2019 in London. We’d love to get your input into the largest cross section of digital learning customers and suppliers in the world, to create a much needed independent barometer of the digital learning market.

Spotlight

Now in its fourth year, the Digital Learning Realities research is brought to you by Fosway Group and Learning Technologies — and its supporting community of over 10,000 L&D professionals worldwide — The Learning and Skills Group. The goal is to provide the definitive research on the digital learning market. This year’s research is STILL OPEN and we are sharing interim results to coincide with Learning Technologies 2019 in London. We’d love to get your input into the largest cross section of digital learning customers and suppliers in the world, to create a much needed independent barometer of the digital learning market.

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