Article: GigNow: Developing a network of contractor talent

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GigNow: Developing a network of contractor talent

The rapid growth of the gig economy clearly indicates that this is the future of work, but it also questions its acceptability and the readiness of the corporates to embrace it
GigNow: Developing a network of contractor talent
The gig economy, also called ‘sharing economy’ gets its name from the shared model where each piece of work is termed as an individual 'gig'. It is a work environment where organizations hire temporary workers or freelancers instead of full-time long-term employees.  The rapid growth in the gig economy clearly indicates that this is the future of work, but it also raises the question on its acceptability and the readiness of the corporates to embrace it.  Digital disruption resulting in a significant transformation in the business models is already driving the boardroom discussions, posing a challenge to the leaders, strategists and industry experts. This scenario is only going to intensify in the times to come. Some of the disruptive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and automation, are not only bringing about the transformational changes across industry verticals but these are also re-defining the future of the global workforce, givi...

Topics: Gig Economy, Employee Engagement, Technology

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