Working in the gig economy: No 9-5 grind but it's not an easy ride
Sure, the huge numbers of food delivery riders and Grab drivers show how the landscape of work (and footpaths) has changed. No more 9-5 grind, with seven in 10 workers surveyed by an Insight poll reporting that they earn better wages than in their previous jobs. But with no benefits, no CPF and no long-term career prospects, Insight looks at whether it's a boon or bane.
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