A survey by VMS provider SAP Fieldglass found that 65% of executives say their external workforce is essential for operating at full capacity.
And 46% said they would not be able to conduct business as usual without it.
The survey was done with Oxford Economics and included 800 executives in 14 countries at the director level and above in procurement, HR/talent management, IT and finance at companies with revenue of more than $500 million.
The survey asked, “How important is the external workforce in meeting the following business goals?” Those responding “Important” and “very important”:
Developing or improving products and services, 68% Increasing