Airtaskers can set aside part of their earnings to put towards insurance providing continuity of income in case of injury resulting in loss of work.
Country towns are stereotypically known for their close communities and friendliness, with neighbours always ready to give each other a helping hand. Launched late last year, The Rural Network is a platform looking to translate that community spirit online by bringing the task economy to the bush, starting with over 60 regional and rural communities […]
Pioneering the task economy movement for the 1.3 million regional business owners across Australia is a fast-growing platform called The Rural Network.
With ridesharing and food delivery services among the most well-known businesses in the task economy, it may be easy to think that the sector is focused on metropolitan areas, but the growth of other businesses beyond the big names is giving opportunities to ‘taskmasters’ in other areas. Living on a farm on the Southern Highlands […]
It is becoming increasingly obvious that the future of work is going to be about individuals selling their unique set of skills – the more connected households become via technology, the less relevance things like offices and shopfronts will hold in society. We have seen many metro-centric platforms, such as Airtasker and Sidekicker appear in the last […]
After taking time off from her corporate job to have a baby, Jessie began wondering how she could get back to doing some work without having to go back to her job full time. To find one, Jessie took to her LinkedIn network, asking people if they knew of a job that was well-paid, with […]
Last December, Rani decided to make some extra money on the side by becoming an Uber driver. After a few weeks, she gave up her full time job in favour of driving every day. “I’d had enough of my last job so I thought I’d give Uber a go,” she laughed. “People thought I was […]