November 8, 2018

$180 billion dollars! That’s the estimated salary value of work experience earned in 2017 by the entire Massachusetts work force of more than 3.6 million individuals.

The salary value of education, in sharp contrast, was much lower.  Education created an estimated $22 b...

June 25, 2018

Working for Change. For five years New Jobs has lobbied for removing the biggest legal barrier to self-employment in Massachusetts, found in Chapter 149, section 148B.  The law says, anyone must be an employee to work in a service occupation, aa concept that is nuts in...

April 12, 2016

In our earlier blog we saw how Mozart invented the gig economy when he realized at age 25 that he could work for himself, not for an employer. Millions of people would follow Mozart in their own fields, making a similar leap into self-employment.


Mozart saw he could se...

March 22, 2016



You might have heard the term “gig economy” recently.  The media love to use the term, but what does it mean?  Will it help you or hurt you?


The word “gig” comes from music industry slang, where a short-term entertainment job is often called a gig—playing a...

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