A New Kind of Job Market
As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we'll be featuring a new TED Talk focused on cities, community issues or local government. Plenty of people need jobs with very flexible hours — but it's difficult for those people to connect with the employers who need them.
Policy entrepreneur Wingham Rowan is working on that. He explains how the same technology that powers modern financial markets can help employers book workers for slivers of time.
About the Author: Paul Konz is the Senior Editor at the National League of Cities.