Today, more than ever before, a job has become a transitory thing. After all, a volatile economy has changed they way we think about our career and our future.
So does that mean loyalty is a thing of the past?
For the past several years, thought leaders have discussed a critical change in the global economy: the move toward the “gig economy” or the contingent workforce.
Why? Because the returning health of the global economy has led to an increase in workers who prefer to retain more control over their careers…
The Gig Economy may be in it’s infancy, but freelancers are already having an impact on the economy as they leave the traditional 9-to-5 workforce behind.
Read on to see how how your career might be affected as the Gig Economy moves from infancy to maturity…
BY 2020, nearly half of the workforce will not be employees. They will be contractors, freelancers and temp workers.
How do we handle this big change in the job market? What skills are required to go beyond adapt and survive – and all the way to thrive? Perhaps most important, where do so-called “giggers” find enough work to build a great career?
The freelance economy is in full swing, with some experts predicting that by 2020 freelancers will make up 40 to 50 percent of the workforce.
With the workforce evolving so quickly, how do we adapt and survive?
Today’s job market is dramatically different than it was just a short time ago. We’re now living in a “gig economy” where one- to five-year stints are the norm and people need to plan their careers around a market that’s becoming more and more unpredictable.
From an employer’s perspective, the gig economy is all about relevancy. How relevant are the skills you have to solving the problems my business faces?