I wrote previously about the six things I love about delivering for Uber Eats, Grubhub, Doordash and Postmates, but I have to be fair and say there are at least as many reasons you may not want to do that. I came up with seven, and might be missing a few.
When you work for any of these companies, you do so as an independent contractor. That has some wonderful advantages. However, if you aren’t aware of what that means, it can also have some huge disadvantages. The independence is the key reason I’m doing this right now, but if you’re looking at this like a job it could really disappoint you.
The bottom line is, you are not an employee. You are on your own. Technically you are running a business and that involved all the risks. Make sure, be absolutely sure, you know what you are getting into before you pull the trigger on any of these platforms.[Read more…] about Seven Reasons You May Not Want to be a Delivery Contractor with Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates, etc.