If you ask RSG contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin what happened to his Rideshare earnings in 2019, he will take you to the nearest cliff and point down. Oversaturation of drivers and massive reductions of bonuses as well as the regular fare cuts have made it harder to earn the decent hourly rate he enjoyed the previous five years. How did he work harder, not smarter and help keep his income up? Find out below!
2019 has been pretty rough for me professionally. Like a lot of gig workers – and I’ve been a gig worker on and off since the 1990s – the arrangements you build for yourself work… until they don’t. And so once again I have to reinvent myself, applying my skills and experiences to find some other way to keep my income growing – or at least steady.