Cold Dash of Reality Hitting COVID-Era Career Seekers

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Gen Z job seekers hard, and the generation that was poised to move into adulthood during an economic boom is now scrambling to deal with a bust. As young people are moving from school into careers, a recent Tallo survey shows that during the pandemic nearly 75% are now interested…

Hourly Workers Will Return to Work If Weekly Unemployment Stimulus Ends

Wonolo, the leading platform disrupting the temporary staffing industry, today released a survey showing that 61% of hourly workers will resume working if Congress doesn’t extend the weekly $600 unemployment stimulus bonus. The report, based on a survey of about 650 gig workers in early August, also shows that many hourly workers (32%) applied for unemployment benefits in the last…

Fiverr Releases Annual Freelance Economic Impact Report

Summary: According to a new report by Fiverr, 62% of freelancers are more fearful than hopeful about the future of independent work in light of the pandemic, but at the same time, 59% expect to make more or about the same revenue in 2020 as they did in 2019. Fiverr International Ltd. has announced the…