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What is on-demand labor?

When first encountering on-demand labor, there are a few key things to know. Let’s answer some common questions together.

 

 

On-demand labor is a method of connecting directly with workers via a platform to fulfill a project. It combines the flexibility of working with independent contractors with the access and technical specificity that a network of skilled laborers allows. The model is simple: a company posts work to the platform, and workers who are available and interested respond. This model of connecting with workers has gained popularity in recent years across a wide swath of consumer services––ridesharing, caregiving, and even dog-walking are a few services you can now contract through on-demand labor platforms. It has also gained traction in the B2B space with talent platforms like Fiverr and Upwork. Field Nation taps into this growing talent economy by connecting service companies with skilled technicians.

The term “on-demand labor” gets thrown around in several industries, including field service. But what does it mean, exactly? And more importantly, what does it mean for your business? We’ve compiled a list of answers to these and a few additional questions to remove any confusion about what on-demand labor is, how it works, and how it fits into the field services industry.

 

Have another question you need answered? We’re here to help. Connect with us and learn how on-demand labor can augment your workforce.

 

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