Terrence Davenport says gig economy doesn't work in his town
Clip: 04/11/2019 | 3m 20s
The gig economy has created many opportunities for securing temporary work with companies like Uber and Taskrabbit. But despite the increased flexibility short-term employment provides, it doesn't pay off for everyone. Social entrepreneur Terrence Davenport, who coaches low-income clients on the digital economy, shares his brief but spectacular take on life and work in rural Arkansas.
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