According to A Vision for the Economy of 2040, a report published by The Roosevelt Institute and the Kauffman Foundation, gig employment will make the American economy of 2040 “scarcely recognizable.” According to Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce, published in 2014, 34 percent of American workers are already working gig jobs.
Large organizations have long used gig employees for special projects, but have often used the term consultant rather than gig; however, they are essentially the same thing. That said, adapting to gig employment is something that every organization should think about. Should your organization be on the lookout for freelancers? Is this the right way to hire for your organization? Should your organizational hiring strategy change?
Here is what you need to know to make the right choice:
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