Lyft

Three benefits of making employees spend time in the trenches

What is it like to drive for Lyft? Soon, it’s a question the company’s more than 2,000 corporate employees will be better able to answer.

That’s because the second largest ride hailing service in the U.S. is now requiring its employees to spend at least four hours a month driving for Lyft or, alternatively, working in one of Lyft’s driver hubs or fielding driver support calls.

How the sharing economy will develop in 2015

The sharing economy has grown exponentially in the past few years to the point where it has impacted nearly all industries.

Airbnb and Uber are the most obvious examples, but other sectors such as logistics, utilities and education have also been disrupted by new startups.