With workers at different locations in an array of categories, technology can help you ensure a united, productive team even in these challenging times.
Regardless of your business model, your organization is likely to be using more gig workers in the coming months and years. Whatever your needs and requirements are, there are some gig economy apps to help you manage this workforce category.
Here are a few of the most popular:
- AppJobs GAP (Gig-worker Acquisition Platform). This app posts jobs and collections applications, but it also enables you to launch a recruitment campaign in over 350 cities across 35 countries. You also get a Dedicated Campaign Analyst to guide your recruitment marketing.
- Catalant. This is an idea and acceleration and execution platform that crowdsources contributions from around the world. You can use this to define business projects, set key metrics, locate resources, and identify gig workers. This app also lets you monitor progress across the project lifecycle and highlight any skills gaps.
- Contently. This has a broad marketplace of freelance content creators, including writers, artists, and videographers. You also can find IT and cybersecurity experts. Every professional on the app is trained and certified.
- Crowdspring. This app targets the design sector specifically and enables you to find the best practitioners to deliver your design solutions. It uses an auction methodology, where you share project details and generate a brief, get concepts for multiple designers, and review and finalize the one you want, all for a predetermined price.
- Freelance Diary. This app allows you to hire freelancers and comes with a built-in calendar and contact list app to help you manage your gig workers. It also enables you to assemble a team of freelancers to work on a specific project.
- GIG. This enables you to find and hire temporary workers in labor-intensive fields such as healthcare. The company conducts stringent checks on all registered workers, holds training sessions and skill tests, and even looks after payroll.
- Guru. This combines a gig worker marketplace with enterprise-facing solutions such as workflow automation, security, invoicing, and compliance. For long-term workers, you can define payment rules for disbursement every week, month, or quarter, according to your needs.
- PeoplePerHour. This app has a proprietary artificial intelligence technology that matches your job to the best talent available. It also has an admin module with an inbox of tasks, communication threads, and built-in invoicing.
One important characteristic these apps share is a focus on experience and expertise. You can use one or more of these to get a head start on your workforce needs moving into 2021.