20% of employees are considering freelance or on-demand work
It’s the latest trend in an evolving workforce where individuals seek employment on their own terms. The gig economy is booming and it is here to stay. A gig economy is a free market system in which temporary positions are common and organizations hire independent workers for short-term commitments. The term "gig" is a slang word for a job that lasts a specified period of time. Traditionally, the term was used by musicians to define a performance engagement.