The booming gig economy is fast changing the way we work. It is likely that you know professionals who work on freelance or on-demand basis. These professionals are unlike the temporary workforce of the years gone by.
They include professional copywriters, highly-talented IT specialists, marketing gurus, HR professionals, accountants, and retired executives working as consultants, among others.
Called by different names—contractual, consultant, contingent, and virtual workers—the new work force fits the new working environment like hand in glove.
As a matter of fact, these tech-savy, unbound millennial are showing the way in this ever-expanding gig economy.
Automation is helping eliminate human error. It also helps quickly complete tasks that were earlier time-consuming. Both these things have further increased dynamic and fluid engagements and redefined the qualities employees are wanting in their employers.
In this gig economy, what measures HR personnel can take to attract, hold, and successfully manage workers?