Kiss 2019 goodbye—we’re heading into 2020! Over the last year, let alone the last decade, recruiters have had to deal with unusually low unemployment, the rise of automation and artificial intelligence, and a candidate-driven market that’s thrown old practices to the wind, resulting in creative strategies to secure top talent.
Tag: contract workers
The rise of contract workers has hardly been a secret. In every corner of the economy, influences such as technology, market, and employee-related factors have led to a reshaping of the modern workforce.
For many employees, remote work offers appealing benefits: more freedom, a flexible schedule, and a personalized work space. For others, it creates challenges. For instance, how do companies offer absence and disability support for employees who work outside the office?
As businesses continue to adapt to and change with the times, one working arrangement is standing out among workers and employers: remote work. This popular way to work has many benefits for both parties involved, but it also comes with risks.
One out of five jobs in the United States is held by a contract worker.1 And more and more employers are starting to consider hiring them for impending job vacancies.