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Gig workers value time over money, flexibility over boredom

Gig workers value time over money, flexibility over boredom

Misconceptions about the nature of gig work abound. A recent blog sheds light on this, while also noting an interesting evolution in workplace priorities. Most people think that gig jobs involving grocery delivery or ridesharing, but actually 69% of them are related to IT and software, as well as accounting and finance. That’s followed by …

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A Journey to Your Higher Self Through Plant Medicine, Yoga, and Breathwork with Pablo Lucero

For many people, the journey to oneself is a road less traveled. It doesn’t cost anything but the price you have to pay to reach your destination involves breaking free from your programs and patterns and crushing your ego. These are things that not a lot of people could easily afford to do. But once …

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How meditation can open the mind to paranormal experiences

How meditation can open the mind to paranormal experiences

I recently came across a fascinating study of 3,684 people suggesting that meditation might actually serve as an opening to paranormal experiences. The conclusion was that avid meditators are more accepting of the unknown or unseen, and they’re more likely to have experienced paranormal activity compared to non-meditators. The research hit close to home. I’ve …

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Disrupting the Landscape for Transparent Healthcare with Dr. Jawad Arshad

We’re seeing a wide gap in our healthcare system due to a lack of transparency.  Both employers and employees – the consumers of healthcare – don’t actually have any insights into the actual value of what they’re paying for.  Healthcare providers, on the other hand, couldn’t tell patients how much the service actually costs. Then …

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Ways for employers to help bridge the nation’s skills gap

Ways for employers to help bridge the nation’s skills gap

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics issued a summary of the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover metric called JOLTS. Here’s the big takeaway: after 15 straight months of more than 10 million job openings, the nation’s skills gap is clearly taking a toll – a crisis that American Staffing Association President and CEO Richard …

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Instant paycheck trend hugely beneficial as inflation antidote

Instant-paycheck trend hugely beneficial as inflation antidote

The importance of fast payment for gig workers, day laborers and service industry staffers cannot be overstated. As the lowest paid and most vulnerable members of our workforce, they depend on consistent and timely paychecks in order to earn a living. A fair number of these workers rely on numerous sources for their income that …

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In the face of recession fears, it’s time to reinforce worker investments 

In the face of recession fears, it’s time to reinforce worker investments 

These are challenging times for corporate and gig workers alike, suggests a recent report that reveals their respective fears over the prospect of a U.S. recession. I’m actually seeing this firsthand. Many people who are coming onto our gig-work platform already have full time jobs but want to earn extra income to pay for basics …

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