Learn more about coronavirus pandemic effect on the US gig economy market.
How COVID-19 has Shaped out Freelancing for Writers and Translators
Read our comparison of gig economy data in an attempt to observe how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the demand for writing and translation jobs. The research draws on data from both the Appjobs website and the Online Labour Index by the Oxford Internet Institute and the University of Oxford.
Traditional jobs that have moved online due to COVID-19
There has been a wave of new remote jobs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic allowing more people to work from home, practice social distancing and flatten the curve.
Recovering from COVID-19 in New York City: A freelancer’s story
Appjobs recently spoke with Ariel to get insight into what it is like to be a freelancer who has been closely affected by the pandemic. Ariel is a New York City resident with many talents: he has driven for Uber for the past two years, while managing a small business selling Dominican pastries. When the…
Is remote work here to stay? An expert on finding online job
Looking for remote work or work from home opportunities? COVID-19 has led to an increase in the need for remote workers and has moved many companies to reconsider remote work. Post-pandemic world indicates that remote work may be the new black. This article covers how to find remote work, how to avoid scams in your job search, as well as tips on being successful when working from home.
How Covid-19 will make cryptocurrencies more popular
Big research on how the COVID-19 epidemic will affect the world financial system and how it possibly could fasten the development & acceptance of cryptocurrencies and bitcoin.
How independent contracting has changed with COVID-19 – a New Yorker’s story
The challenges and changes freelancers have confronted have been revealed in our latest interview with Robert, an independent contractor in New York.
Are gig workers receiving sufficient support from companies or governments?
With many workers worldwide finding themselves unemployed due to the closure of nonessential businesses, the question remains, what are governments as well as employers doing for their employees? In particular, what are gig-economy companies as well as governments doing for those who identify themselves as independent contractors opposed to employees and how are regulations including and excluding those?
Job Loss Due to Coronavirus: Here’s What To Do
During these unpredictable times of economic uncertainty, job loss and a pandemic, there are many questions that will arise. Currently, we have seen a surge in the number of people asking what to do when you lose your job. AppJobs has created this informational post to deal with all the key questions that you may have about work and job loss while the coronavirus is prevalent.
When Calamity Strikes – An Insight Into A Driver’s Life Amid Coronavirus
Almost all parts of the world are under lockdown. Self-isolation and Quarantine are two words that are being batted around society. As the world strives to find a cure for COVID-19, AppJobs reached out to a gig worker from Philadelphia (U.S.) to highlight the issues that part-time workers are facing during this pandemic.