My first experience delivering in the gig economy was with Uber Eats. My expectations at the time were that at least tips would be better in snowy weather. You know, you’d expect that they were more thankful that they didn’t have to go out, and thankful that we would put up with the crappy weather to bring food to them.
Boy, was I wrong. I was blown away, not only was I not getting more tips, I was actually getting less. I thought, what a bunch of ungrateful inconsiderate… okay, if you’ve been there you probably have your own list of words to describe people who were not showing the gratitude you would expect when you’re busting your butt in bad weather so they don’t have to.[Read more…] about Should I Deliver Uber Eats in Bad Weather? How UE and Weather Affect Your Earnings Potential