Source |Entrepreneur..com | BY:Marina Gorbis
Seda is a Miami artist supplementing her small-business income by working as a human lab rat in well-compensated clinical trials.
Ramona is a 61-year-old advertising copywriter, laid off a few years shy of retirement, making a living off of UpWork.
Ed is a recovering alcoholic just out of rehab, using his marketing and branding skills to prosper as a drag queen Lyft driver in a pink and leopard print car.
Clara is an MBA dissatisfied with the financial services industry who sets a monthly goal of earning $10,000 through jobs on Catalant (formerly HourlyNerd).
These are the varied and vibrant faces of the on-demand economy. They are also pioneers molding work to the reality of their lives in new and meaningful ways. The trails these pioneers blaze will have an indelible impact on the workforce for decades to come.