No job? Fresh out of school? Laid off? In the rapidly emerging gig economy, millions of workers will never have a job. But they can have a lifetime of profitable and satisfying assignments and projects. Written by an adept consultant who hasn’t had “permanent employment” since 9/11, this handy little book will help you survive — and thrive — as an independent contractor. Don’t wait for someone else to decide your future — here’s how to write your own story.