The Freelance Effect
Organizations Shouldn't Take Shortcuts with Short-Term Hires
The gig economy keeps growing. Researchers estimate that half of the U.S. workforce will be part of the gig economy by 2020 (compared to more than 33 percent in 2015), according to entrepreneur services firm Spera. The trend in the U.K. is similar -- and project management talent is no exception. More than 40 percent of project professionals working in the U.K. identified themselves as contractors in a 2017 report by recruitment firm Arras People.