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Santiago leads figures on sporadic jobs in Chile

In recent years, there has been a considerable increase in the use of digital platforms for freelance services to carry out tasks with external companies, a new way of earning money, with a simple and friendly recruitment process.

According to a study carried out by Ti Task Chile, the profile of people who perform flexible tasks to generate income, independently, are young people between 18 and 35 years of age.

73% of the people who were financially affected by the pandemic have been able to start generating income again, through the platform.

This trend initially originates in the United States in 2008 as a result of the economic crisis, its concept refers to sporadic jobs that have a short duration and in which the contracted person is in charge of a specific task, this is called “Gig Economy” .

The trend has grown rapidly since its creation and was boosted by Covid-19 and today, it could be said that this business model moves the economy through platforms that offer specific, short-term services carried out by independent people who generate extra income.

Many freelancers choose this form of employment because they value their autonomy, the control they have over their work, and the flexibility it gives them.

According to a study prepared by the comprehensive consultancy Ti Task Chile, 73% of the people who have opted for this new market trend live in: Santiago (67.8%), followed by Arica (3.4%), Rancagua ( 3.1%) and Puerto Montt (2.2%).

The majority of Ti Task users, called “taskers”, are young people between 18 and 35 years of age, of which 52.2% are women and 47.8% are men. “These opportunities are available to all who wish, for which they must pass a registration process at and certification, so that they can carry out the tasks with excellence,” said Francisco Cabezas Regional Business Manager of TI Task.

The platform provides opportunities for people to generate income in the time windows they choose independently, through tasks aimed at solving logistical and operational problems of companies.

The most demanded tasks in Ti Task are those of shopper or buyers and delivery men, pickers or packers, drivers or delivery men and multitasker which help many people to earn extra money at the end of the month.

At the end of 2020, Taskers performed more than 925,000 tasks to optimize processes (mainly logistics), reduce operating costs, and increase sales for companies in Chile and Peru.

During 2021, they began operations in Colombia and have plans to continue their expansion in Latin America during 2022.

It should be noted that the “Gig economy” allows people to diversify their activities. According to the company, 73% seek to generate extra money and 27% have a stable job.

The independence of work schedules opens up a range of possibilities, since it allows you to fulfill your main activity and be able to generate different additional income, without a doubt a great opportunity.

About You Task

Ti Task is a platform that houses flexible teams, 100% independent, available to carry out tasks aimed at solving the main problems of companies. Making the match between people and brands. It is present in Peru, Chile and Colombia, with the possibility of expanding to 9 more countries.

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