use piecework in a sentence.
Is the difference here that it's the same piecework existence, but in office rather than remote?
I pretty much agree with the article; that's why I'm so depressed when I see a piecework software site advertise a job to replicate something like Facebook (only better) for $1500.
As a complete aside, the Piecework article by Atul Gawande linked from the story has now been archived, and they broke the original URL.
He's doing solitary piecework that requires absolutely nothing from him other than his physical presence.
Really, many of the people doing online piecework, like Cha-Cha answers or MTurk tasks, aren't even looking for a real clock-in job.
The "affiliation" questions matters because if people who draw a salary from Wikileaks are also getting paid piecework rates for production &c, they're subtly getting paid more than those numbers indicate.
I'm up in mackenzie brushing minimum wage, sometimes less, it is piecework; nothing like physical labour, to motivate yourself.
The essayist is a former Demand Media pieceworker feeling guilty about the useless crap writing he did for them, including "How to Buy PEX Tubing Online".
Maybe it's just because dentists are on piecework?