Small Biz Essentials: Gig Workers 101

U.S. Small Business Administration
Resource Partner event

Small Biz Essentials will connect you with local subject matter experts who will share best practices on running a small business. About this event What is a gig worker? Gig workers are independent contractors or freelancers who typically do short-term work for multiple clients. The work may be project-based, hourly or part-time, and can either be an ongoing contract or a temporary position. While there are plenty of perks to being a gig worker — being your own boss, setting your own hours and working on projects you’re passionate about, to name a few — there are multiple things to consider before pursuing work as an independent contractor or freelancer. Join us as we discuss the 10 things you should know when being a gig worker--from taxes to financial documentation! *** About Our Speaker...David Zhonghong Dai David is a student of the class of 2023 at Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA) majoring in Economics and Political Science with Statistics concentration. He has enjoyed working at Iowa Center of Economic Success this summer as a Microfinance Intern. He has been working on loan projects and Salesforce projects. He is excited to share the most important tips gig workers need to know on July 12th.