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Gig work is the trend of people participating in short-term or project-based work arrangements. The Canada gig economy is the ecosystem where this type of freelancing is the primary or major source of income.
While the gig economy offers benefits, it’s important for employers to understand and mitigate potential risks with background screening.
Gig work gives employees more flexibility, but a freelancer can be a huge asset to companies by giving you the productivity boost you need when you’re busy or too short-staffed to take on more work.
We all anticipated it across various industries: the gig economy was going to be a revolution. We took it for granted. After all, there was a drastic increase in online platforms and mobile applications to provide, not just digital products and services, but actual service tasks as well such as ride-sharing, grocery delivery, pet caring, and more.
The world of work has been an ever-changing landscape. But we’ve never seen shifts of this magnitude before. Everyone’s talking about Gig companies. Some experts say it’s due to the pandemic.
There’s a work revolution underway. The gig work economy is reshaping work and hiring practices. How’s your company adapting?
As the gig economy continues to grow with 43% of the current workforce expected to be self-employed by 2020, it’s time for recruiters to take freelancers seriously.
In many respects, the future of work is already here. Amid the headlines exclaiming the predicted loss of jobs due to automation and other changes brought by artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and autonomous systems, plus the influx of jobs in the “gig economy” it’s clear that the way we work and live is transforming.