The platform will allow companies to outsource specialized skills. Lancers has also released a time-based compensation system that lets employers request work from field experts, consultants, and advisors and measure working hours online.
Tokyo-headquartered Lancers has been operating its leading job crowdsourcing platform at Lancers.jp since 2008. It also operates an IT-focused freelance matching service called LancersAgent and recruitment bulletin at Paraft.jp.
Japan has lots of side-job and freelance work sites. Crowd Work Inc. operates CrowdWorks.jp that allows companies to directly assign work to individuals, a career-support service for freelance engineers and designers at CrowdTech.jp and a career-support service for freelance engineers and designers at WowMe.jp. Other freelance work sites include Pro-Freelancer.com, Freelance.Levtech.jp, A-Star.co.jp, and CosMika.