The recent digital revolution has birthed the emergence of the digital gig economy which has made flexible and remote working possible. More people than ever before are now dabbling into the world of digital gig work. As the flexible working trend continues to expand, one important aspect is the shift in the definition of productivity in the digital gig economy context. As with most digital workers, like our SupaAgents who also work remotely, productivity is defined as having to get the most done in the shortest time.
Photographer, traveller & loving husband, March’s Featured SupaAgent of the Month is a calm and positive presence that believes that there is always something to appreciate in everyday. As we got to know Niel better, we also learnt something that we can only describe as serendipitous.
The world of the digital gig economy has been growing exponentially, it is reshaping the nature and our conception of work. As more options arise for one to choose, we are no longer confined to relying on a full-time job to make a living. Continue Reading
“Raising a family is difficult enough. But it’s even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don’t need more obstacles. They need more opportunities.” – Bill Richardson
The drive within a single parent is amazing. Their determination to support their loved ones while facing various challenges has always been an inspiration to many. Although many struggle with the different responsibilities, our Featured SupaAgent of the Month Laura, took it upon herself to do more and support others who are facing the same situation. Hailing from Bandung, the pempek (a local savoury fishcake delicacy) loving Indonesian mum tells us her interesting journey on how she helps inspire single mothers in her community.
Happy New Year! We at Supahands hope everyone has had a good start to the year. Now, it’s that time of the month again, presenting our first featured SupaAgent for 2019 – SupaZealous Aiza, a local Malaysian who hails from the bustling capital, Kuala Lumpur and a mother to three adorable kids.
The internet has disrupted the way we live. You can do almost anything online now. Buy clothes, order food, pay your bills, and even get a cuddle (hey, we won’t judge). But more importantly, it has disrupted the way we work as well.
We all face different trials and obstacles in our lives. While many are quick to throw in the towel, our next SupaAgent of the month, Melvin, faced life with a steadfast spirit and defied the odds. The loving father persevered through many difficulties to support himself and his family.
As the year comes to an end with Christmas festivities and new year resolutions near in sight, many would take this time to reflect and unwind with family and friends. When you’re in an office-bound job, that’s easy to do. You simply leave the office, take a few days off work and come back when it’s time to start working again. As a digital gig worker, that narrative is not entirely the same. When you’re working from home the line between work and play can get blurred and many articles these days showcase the negative consequences on the wellness of this gig economy workforce. But is it all bad?
The city of Biñan in the Philippines is a thriving city with one of the biggest industrial estates in the nation. It is the home to national hero Jose Rizal and also our next SupaAgent of the month, Jacqueline Sze! This outspoken Tsinoy shares a love for intense bathroom singing, fusion cuisine food and her cute dogs.
Make your way down to the beautiful land of Sabah, Malaysia and ask the people for the dreadlocked lady. Chances are, they might just point you to our next SupaAgent of the month, Nurfareena! The eldest among her siblings, she is loved and pampered silly by her amazing family in Kota Kinabalu.
What happens when your whole family loves singing and decides to name you after a song? You get Delta Dawn, our SupaAgent of the month! Dawn or ‘Dee’ is from the sunny city of Cebu, Phillipines. The loving mom of 2 daughters claims to lack the singing talent as her family members, but she has a knack for cooking and traveling. Read on to find out more about one of our most helpful SupaAgents ever – Dawn. Continue Reading