It had to happen eventually, although it does seem like they are still having to engage with pesky human beings, like their drivers in the original Uber, but in this instance with good old fashioned temp agencies in Chicago.
Last week I went along to Okahu in Orakei, Auckland, to attend a networking evening where they would be announcing the Finalists in this year's Central Auckland Westpac Business Awards. That's me, above, with my wife Jayne (the original inspiration for what became JOYN back in 2012 when our kids were tiny and she was looking for flexible recruitment work). That's also the back of Michael Barnett, Chief Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, and also MC for the night.
Did it escape your attention that last week was Global Sharing Week? It did mine, I must admit, but after hearing about it from this article I thought I'd take a closer look at how us Kiwis are engaged in the so-called "Sharing Economy".