In the recent Micro and Small Issues Program by MSME News Network, Muna and Mimi (CEO and CTO of Qwork) share to the MSME community how Qwork can save employment by gigifying the MSME sector.
Qwork empowers talent and businesses to sustainably navigate through the gig economy, especially in dynamic and fluid environments. This is because we believe that the definition of employment continues to change, but people will always do well when they’re passionate, highly-skilled, and paid fairly in what they do. We are a community of giggers that is powered by a digital platform that matches the skills and work preference of next-gen talent to the dynamic manpower needs of businesses from various industries. Our end-to-end and hassle-free recruitment solution helps businesses and organisations in the following ways:
As the backbone of Malaysia’s development, SMEs deserve to be supported especially during these trying times.
The Malaysian government has recently launched a few economic stimulus packages to cushion the economic impact of COVID-19 and the Movement Control Order. To support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) specifically, additional measures valued at RM10 billion were also allocated under the SME PRIHATIN Package. Here are some of the incentives and measures from the SME PRIHATIN Package.
Qwork believes that we can gigify our way through the MCO period. Activating your social media is the right strategy to keep your audience engaged during MCO and even in the long-term. Our Socmed Activation Package will energise your business social media and our creative giggers are ready to be in charge of your social media account management. It is time to scale up your brand awareness and reach larger audience. Rest assured, the power of networking and social media can outlast these uncertain times.
In the recent The Pitch interview session, Dr Mimi, Founder/CTO of Qwork shares how Qwork empowers businesses and talents to sustainably navigate through the gig economy, especially in this current dynamic and fluid environment.
Qwork has been nurturing a community of giggers and helping them chart their own gigging path. Powered by a digital platform, Qwork matches the skills and work preference of next-gen talent to the dynamic manpower needs of businesses. You can listen to this interview and other podcasts on Simplecast, Spotify and Google Podcasts.
Gig Economy : Opportunities for Next-Gen Talent
The gig economy has unlocked career flexibility and independence for next-gen talent at a scale that was never available to previous generations. With the flexibility in your hands, you get to set your own career path by taking different gigs in multiple businesses and industries. Gigifying your career will take you to the fastest growing career alternative and it will allow you to leverage your knowledge and skills. We know that as a next-gen talent, you are highly motivated by choices, flexibility and sustainability. Qwork is here to support your aspirations as a next-gen talent and we help you gigify your career.
The Age of Fluidity
The “gig economy” is a concept that has gained widespread recognition and is no longer a mere buzzword. This is due to freelancing and gigging rapidly gaining popularity especially among youth with marketable skills. For the uninitiated, the gig economy is a flourishing free-market system in which talents are increasingly able to sustain and prosper as independent contractors for single or multiple clients instead of as full-time hires in just one organisation. According to Peter Miscovich, Managing Director of JLL Consulting, New York, by 2020, giggers will comprise half the workforce and as much as 80% by 2030.
Just mention the word ‘work’ to a young person and this is bound to be their reaction:
Ask any of the Gen Y, or Millennial workers, and they’d definitely tell you that work is a chore. The Independent reports that 43% of Millennials plan to leave their current job within two years or less, and only a quarter surveyed plan to stay at their current job for more than five years! Unlike previous generations, the Gen-Y’s don’t settle for less. Lizzo tells us, we need something more exciting, or if we’re tired of the work drama, seek your nirvana. An apt description as many young working adults find themselves job hopping until they find something that they’re truly happy with.
Why we do what we do, & why you should too
If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you found the article on our social media pages or on a Qworker’s page. Before we go into it, let’s start with the basics- Qwork is pronounced like ‘twerk’, just with a ‘q’ (pronounced like a ‘k’) instead of a ‘t’ in front.
Less confused now? Let’s keep going.