As some of the pandemic restrictions are slowly lifting you can feel a big shared sign of relief.
As people slowly return to some of their regular activities (even though modified either through social distancing or wearing of masks), it would be a shame if we didn’t look for some lessons that we may have learned during this experience.
The gig economy is big and growing. It’s projected to have double digit growth over the next five years. And we’re not talking small numbers. The customer revenue generated through this sourcing channel is anticipated to expand from $204B in 2018 to $455B by 2023. That’s no tiny growth curve.
What is interesting is that these type of hiring practices really aren’t that new. (more…)