Online platforms redefine work

If a 9-5 job doesn’t leave time for your creative work and your art doesn't pay the bills, a peer-to-peer platform could supplement your income and keep you in control of your time.
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Nearly half of all employed Australians say they will be on the lookout for a new job in 2015 and over two thirds are considering using online sharing economy platforms like Airtasker, Freelancer, UberX and 99designs to supplement their income this year.

A research report produced by Pureprofile for online job platform Airtasker is evidence of major changes in the labour force, including a shift away from the traditional 9-5pm office working model in favour of increased flexibility and freelancing.

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Asher Moses
About the Author
Asher Moses is former Technology Editor of Fairfax Media and an Associate Director of communications company Media+Capital  Partners. Airtasker is his client.