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Gig Worker

The gig economy is defined by some as “people using apps or platforms to sell their labour,” and includes independent workers, freelancers and those who take up limited-period contracts rather than permanent jobs.

So, instead of a regular wage, workers get paid for “gigs”.

Just How Big Is The Gig Economy?

In the USA, about 16.5 million people are working in “contingent” or “alternative work arrangements,” and 2.8 million people in the UK are working in the gig economy.

In the US, the gig workforce, comprising independent contractors, temporary and contract staffers and on-call workers,

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Remote Transcription Jobs

Do you have a strong command of the English language, its syntactical and grammatical rules? Are you comfortable with understanding American English accents or speech and have a decent typing speed to boot?

If you’re looking for a work from anywhere or freelance or work-from-home job and you have these basic skills, you may be the right person to take up a remote transcription job.

Transcription involves converting audio files to text by listening to the audio and typing it out. You don’t need any special equipment, except for a working computer, usually one with Google Chrome, and a reliable internet connection.

Most of these jobs (except legal and medical transcription jobs) require basic knowledge of English.