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Course Description

In this webinar, the speaker will discuss what the gig economy is and present research findings on who makes up the gig economy, their motivations, and their experiences. The speaker will also pose questions as to the role employers play as they hire and retain workers who may engage in gig work.

Learning Outcomes

  •  Identify the players in the gig economy and summarize their roles.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the gig economy for the players involved.
  • Analyze their own beliefs on employer oversight into employees' lives outside their organization.

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Emily Campion

Emily D. Campion, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Her research falls under the “future of work” umbrella and includes topics related to machine learning and natural language processing in personnel selection; alternative, gig, and remote work experiences; and workforce diversity and representation. Her work has appeared in Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. Emily is currently serving as an editorial board member for Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology. Prior to academia, she was a daily reporter in Indiana and an AmeriCorps member in Washington, D. C. She earned her B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University and her Ph.D. in Organization and Human Resources from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    The Gig Economy: Recommendations for Practice

    • Pre-Survey

    • The Gig Economy: Recommendations for Practice

    • The Gig Economy: Recommendations for Practice Slides

    • Evaluation Survey