Two rules of thumb in acquiring talent:
In a good, long-term economic outlook, building talent will ultimately be better. In a questionable, short-term economic outlook, buying/renting talent is the best bet.
2021 is not the time to decide to build talent, at least not in the first two quarters. Most organizations have already started renting talent and we see contingent labor as a percent of the workforce rising in Q1 and Q2 as organizations determine how the economy will come back.
We actually saw this start to increase in Q3 and Q4 of 2020.
If the economic uncertainty