One of Expert360's strategists shares his insight on why contingency work is the future of employment
The utilisation rate of the contingent workforce is growing. Expert360’s Getting Trendy report establishing that by 2020- 80% of large companies in Australia will be using freelancers to fill skills gaps “most of or all the time” and many companies are moving to a more agile structure, enabling freelancers and contractors to step in at any time.
However, many businesses are finding their way in the on-demand economy and figuring out the best tools to use and how to manage the people involved. According to Workmarket, 73% of businesses are still managing their contingent workforces manually with “Excel and Spreadsheets”. This is the number one way to manage freelancers.
In this PDF, Gabe McCauley, Digital Content Strategist at Expert360, shares his perspective on the importance of contingency work in today's business world and how relevant this adaptation is for the success of a firm.
Gabe is part of the content marketing team at Expert360. He is a classically trained journalist, with strong interests in the future of work, the consulting industry, startups and technology.
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