There’s no denying the fact that there is a lot of turnover in this industry. 50% of Uber drivers quit after just one year and at times, it feels like the TNCs could care less about its drivers. Today, Senior RSG contributor, Scott Van Maldegiam explores why that it is and provides some insight for staying positive and figuring out ways to make things work for you as a driver.
Let’s face it… There is a lot of negativity in the driver community. Of course, there is good reason for some of that negativity as our income continues to dwindle and more and more drivers continue to be recruited. But this is an article about staying positive.
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The first step in a twelve step program is to admit powerlessness. We are somewhat powerless to change the way Uber, Lyft and Sidecar operate. This is especially true since we are independent contractors. We can make suggestions and recommendations on what we would like to see changed, but in the end, we have no power to approve these changes. [Read more…]