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Many people choose to work after retirement, whether to stay busy, be social, stay active, or to make some extra money. The gig economy has many opportunities for older adults looking for post-retirement work.
The gig economy consists of part-time workers, independent contractors, freelance workers, and seasonal employees. Having a job in the gig economy provides flexibility for those who don’t want to be held down by a strict or busy work schedule.
The gig economy began in the 1940s with part-time work during World War II but has expanded substantially due to the rise of