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Micro-Gig – A New Way to Work

April 16, 2013 7:38am (EDT) Allows You to Hire Yourself Allows You to Hire Yourself

The always changing job market now allows individuals to hire themselves.

Yes, it is true. You can now review a list of “tasks” that pay a specified amount and choose the one best for you.

A report at highlights a new job marketplace offered by companies that pay you by the completion of a single task.

One such company is The site includes a listing of the tasks being offered and the average amount paid. For example, assembling IKEA products pays an average of $42; picking up for a donation pays $27; Event help pays $80.

Other sites like and also pay people per task.

While these “jobs” are more like “task completion” and pay no benefits, it is undoubtedly a new way to work.

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