Hailing a ride. Delivering takeout. Tidying up the house.
They all fall under the growing list of services offered in the gig economy. Many of us have made such conveniences staples in our personal lives.
More businesses have started using gig economy services through online labor platforms. Think of the platforms as Uber-style portals that connect companies with on-demand talent. While the gig economy as a whole is not growing as fast as headlines would indicate, the labor platforms that help fuel them are.
Why have these matchmaker platforms gained steam in corporate America?
The reasons vary, though most boil