Gig Economy Essentials

A free 1-hour course on freelancing & the gig economy

Start your gig economy journey today!

Freelancing & gig work enables people to earn supplemental income, practice newly developed professional skills, build work experience, and design a flexible work schedule that meets their needs.

Gig Economy Essentials gives you the necessary tools and information to get started today!

What you'll learn

By the end of the course, you'll understand:

Freelancing Essentials

We'll review the key differences between being a freelancer and a traditional employment

Where to Find Work

Learn where to find freelance work online and offline, and how to use online work platforms

How to Create a Winning Profile

Learn how to create an online work profile that will attract clients and win you jobs

Tools to amplify your freelancing

Gig Economy Essentials includes tools that make it easy to get started as a freelancer, including:


  • The "About Me" Generator that creates a custom profile description

  • The Work Finder — the world's largest database of gig work platforms — helps you find the right fit

Course Curriculum:

1. Introduction to the Course

2. About Gig Work & Freelancing

3. Finding Freelance & Gig Work

4. Lab: Finding Work

5. Your Online Work Profile

6. Creating an "About Me" Section

7. Selecting Work Categories

8. Lab: Platform Registration

9. Getting Started

Get started now!


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