Gig jobs stretch a lot further than just Uber, and nowadays it's more than a "millennial side hustle". Freelance has been gently losing traction to the term "gig" instead, though the concept has existed since employment has been around, and today it contains work far beyond ridesharing and delivery services.
Specialized independent workers can be in anything from direct sales to creative workers like artists, voice actors or performers; technical workers like programmers; or even professional service providers like an accountant or attorney.
Freelancing is important for businesses today when it comes to filling in special skill gaps that companies often struggle to maintain due to the cost of taking on additional full-time employees, and the fact that they are positions typically unable to be occupied by automation due to their nature.
That's where Fiverr comes in.
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