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A Study on The Freelancing Remote Job Websites
N. Fathima Thabassum
Pages - 42 - 50     |    Revised - 05-04-2013     |    Published - 30-04-2013
Volume - 4   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - April 2013  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Remote Work, Hiring On Demand, Crowd Sourcing, Job Seeker, Job Provider.
ABSTRACT
Since mid-nineties began a new dawn in employment avenues by the arrival of low cost Internet broadband technologies and enterprise capabilities of highly powerful yet cheaper computers, this gave birth to a new virtual job model called as “Remote work”, “Hiring on Demand” or “Crowd sourcing”. A number of companies have mushroomed under the umbrella of Remote Work model. They pay handsome wages to the Job Seekers both matured as well as novice at ease. The jobs are advertised and bidding is done by the job seekers to procure the work (project), job seekers bid based on their talent. Job provider has the prerogative to select the appropriate job seeker by interviewing the bidders and getting the right worker for the right price. This paper discusses about the companies who bring job seeker and job provider together through the medium of internet and binding them in a virtual office. The online remote job sites look after their work reporting, billing computation and compensation of the wages.
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Dr. N. Fathima Thabassum
Shri Krishnaswamy College for Women,University of Madras - India
fathima_thabasum@yahoo.co.in