LancersPro launched for professional freelancers

02 Jan 2019

Japanese gig economy-focused Lancers Inc. has rolled out a new job-matching site called LancersPro to connect businesses with carefully-selected, highly-skilled freelancers.

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.

The company collaborated with Persol Holdings Limited to launch an on-demand jobs-matching platform in November.

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.jpA-Star.co.jp, and CosMika.

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Tariq Ahmed Saeedi

Tariq Ahmed Saeedi writes stories on sharing economies in Asia – particularly Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Iran. He joined the AIM Group in January 2016. Tariq is also a spotter, monitoring global marketplace industry’s updates. He carries more than 15 years of writing experience. Tariq frequently contributes economic/tech news and analysis to a daily The News International and a magazine. He has also written features and interview articles for various other publications and some of his write-ups have been cited for references in reports by the World Bank and archived in Florida Institute of Technology’s library. Tariq has also narrated corporate website content for Audi importer in Pakistan and others. He started his career from a television’s current affairs department in 2003 and later joined the country’s premier news agency Pakistan Press International.