The proportion of impartial work that’s conducted on digital platforms, while only about 15 percent of independent work general, is growing quickly, driven by the size, efficiency, and ease of use for staff and prospects that these platforms allow. Such platforms include Uber, Etsy, Didi, and others. While those that pursue independent work (digitally enabled or not) out of preference are generally glad; those that pursue it out of necessity are unhappy with the income variability and the lack of benefits usually related to traditional work. Policy makers and innovators will need to grapple with solutions to those challenges. Finally, on-line talent platforms help put the right individuals in the best jobs, thereby rising their productivity along with their job satisfaction.
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