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Why is Gig Work
A Good Fit?

If you find yourself on a busy schedule, with little time to job hunt or find an additional income source, then gig work may be a good fit for you. There are hundreds of employers looking for temp workers these days, and being part of this growing industry can provide you with valuable experience and opportunities you may have never considered.

The Benefits of Working Temp Gigs

When it comes to job opportunities, the most immediately obvious advantage of gig work over a traditional job is being able to work flexible hours. Instead of the strict schedule associated with a full time job, that requires approval for time off, gig workers can create their own schedules and can plan their weeks out ahead of time. Work-life balance is essential to many people in today’s economy, and work in the gig economy offers the epitome of this concept.

In addition to planning an individualized schedule, freelance workers are able to decide which jobs they want to take and which they prefer to avoid. While they must still adhere to the policies of any company they accept gig jobs from, they are able to accept or decline future shifts/short term positions based on their previous experience with specific employers. Gigs that require a certain skill set such as sommeliers are also in high demand, giving freelancers more flexibility in their selections.

Why Is Gig Work a Good Fit?

Where to Find Gig Work

Whether you are a student with a hectic schedule or just looking to find an additional income source, gig work may be right for you. One of the easiest ways to become a successful gig worker in your area, or to hire a gig worker who will help you build your business, is to download the BenchConnect App. We connect thousands of freelancers with employers every day, and would love to help you find the perfect pairing, too.

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