gig economy

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17:54 Nov 29, 2019
English to Hebrew translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
Additional field(s): Anthropology, Finance (general), Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: gig economy
Definition from Cambridge Dictionary:
A way of working that is based on people having temporary jobs or doing separate pieces of work, each paid separately, rather than working for an employer.

Example sentence(s):
  • Gig economy workers were 50 per cent more likely to report feelings of helplessness, and almost 40 per cent more likely to report feelings of little control. If anything, then, gig economy workers were more likely to report powerlessness than other working respondents. The Conversation
  • It also found that ‘liquid’ workers, such as gig economy workers and the self-employed, face greater barriers to financial inclusion compared to traditional workers. They are less likely to hold financial products and are almost twice as likely (28%) to be turned down for financial products due to their employment history than traditional employees (15%). FinExtra
  • What would happen if low-wage workers came together to cut out the middleman and build their own platforms? This isn’t just a thought experiment. Worker-owned apps are already providing real alternatives to dismal working conditions in the global gig economy. Vice
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4כלכלת חלטורה
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כלכלת חלטורה

Definition from
עבודות לטווח קצר, מיקרו-משימות (microtasking), שבהן העובדים הם פרילנסרים או עצמאים ללא עובדים. לעתים קרובות מדובר בעבודה שנייה או הכנסה צדדית.

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  • אחת התופעות המעניינות ביותר, שהולכת ותופסת תאוצה, היא "כלכלת החלטורה" (Gig Economy). לאחרונה תופעה זו קיבלה ביטוי משמעותי עם הנפקתה של חברת "Fiverr" הישראלית. - globes  
Aviram Gang
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Native speaker of: Hebrew
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