This is what work was meant to be.

It’s about making people’s lives better — whether your company is using Work Market to engage a distributed workforce, or you use the platform to find work, it’s all about changing the way business is done — one assignment at a time.

We care about you. We think about your day and ways to make it better. We want you to get the best jobs at the right places at the right time. We are helping build communities of profiled and vetted workers ready to do business, with ratings and reputation to give employers the confidence in making the decision.

We are Work Market.

  • June 2010

    Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital invest in Work Market.

    We are big believers in the power of Internet marketplaces to bring efficiencies and new opportunities to people & businesses. And the market where this has the most potential of all is the labor market.

  • June 10, 2010

    The first line of code was deployed to an Amazon EC2 instance. Work Market is born and we have yet to have our day of rest.

    System.out.println("Hello, World");
  • January 21, 2011

  • May 2011 - An Economy that works!

    For high-skill employees and professionals, the ability to set their own hours and work from any location can be liberating and empowering.

    [...] technology makes it possible for companies to manage labor as a variable input rather than a fixed one. Using new resource scheduling systems, they can staff workers when needed — for a full day or a few hours. More than half of employers expected to use more part-time, temporary, and contingent workers in the years ahead.

  • August 2011 - First Transactions!

    With the launch of our beta, the first group of resources receive their earnings.

    Maturation of our technology stack featuring: jQuery,
    Backbone.js, LessCSS, PHP, Java, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, Solr, Thrift.

  • January 1, 2012

    In less than 6 months, Work Market helps contractors earn
    $7 Million!

    Top earners exceeded $100k on Work Market!

  • The 1st official ping-pong invitational.

    The 1st official Work Market
    ping-pong invitational.

  • Summer 2012

    First annual Summer BBQ in Lloyd Harbor, Long Island. Games, family, ice cream and more!

  • August 2012

    First Anniversary of the launch of Work Market. We celebrate with another release and the ringing of the new Sales bell.

  • October 2012

    Hundreds of enterprise customers are using Work Market every day across more than seven industries, in all 50 states, including Puerto Rico and Guam. Canada is live and fully operational. And users can now withdraw funds to PayPal accounts in addition to using ACH direct to their banks.

  • November 2012

    "The nature of work is changing in ways that present both opportunities and challenges. 58% of employers say they will hire more temporary and part-time workers."

    McKinsey Global Institute study on job creation

  • December 2012

  • March 2013

    Work Market Long Island opens in Huntington, NY.

  • May 2013

    Work Market closes $10m Series B funding round, bringing SoftBank Capital into the family. Sales growth continues to break monthly records over and over.


  • 2nd Annual Summer BBQ.

    2nd Annual Summer BBQ

  • December 2013

  • December 2013

    Annual gift giving at our holiday party!

  • January 2014

    Work Market is listed in Forbes' Top 25 Most Promising Companies in America

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    "The number of freelance workers is projected to outpace full-time workers by 2020. The economy is rapidly shifting to a more contingent workforce, with recent estimates by the Freelancers Union of 42 million American independent workers, up from 10.3 million workers in 2005."

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