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The gig economy is also a management style — Quartz

When it rains in drought-ridden San Francisco, more people than usual order a pizza for dinner. And to keep up with the demand, Papa Johns “orders” extra workers to deliver them. The restaurant is one of about 600 businesses—ranging from startup e-commerce companies to behemoths like Johnson & Johnson and Target—that hire on-demand, mostly low-skilled […]

When it rains in drought-ridden San Francisco, more people than usual order a pizza for dinner. And to keep up with the demand, Papa Johns “orders” extra workers to deliver them.

The restaurant is one of about 600 businesses—ranging from startup e-commerce companies to behemoths like Johnson & Johnson and Target—that hire on-demand, mostly low-skilled labor through an app called Wonolo.

While traditional temp agencies can take days or weeks to fill positions, Wonolo works like Uber. Businesses post “gigs”

Source: The gig economy is also a management style — Quartz

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