With companies increasingly hiring workers for specific tasks and projects, the gig economy is creeping up on the American workforce. Intuit estimates that gig workers now represent 34 percent of the workforce, and that number will grow to about 43 percent by 2020.
What’s more, the gig economy mindset is driving organizations to think differently about how they hire not only for project-based workers, but also for full time positions. This new approach pays off—hiring individuals to complete specific work, whether to execute a short term project or take on an ongoing, full-time responsibility, helps keep employees more focused, productive and engaged.
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