On Demand Labor

I have read that the word is being “uberized”. What does it mean? It means that a business can succeed without workers. it can succeed by mobilizing people who work “on demand” and share resources that they already own for a fee.

On demand labor is not new. Temp services have been around for a long, long time. But digital platforms are offering new ways to make on demand labor more cost effective. The bottom line is that it can be less expensive to use a platform for taking on extra temporary workers than to manage that process yourself.  This article This article discusses how these platforms are evolving.


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