Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment.
Tag: Recruit Independent Contractors
It may be a candidate’s market, but that’s not stopping small businesses from seeking out slightly cheaper alternatives when it comes to hiring staff.
A recent survey by Upwork called “Freelancing in America: 2018” confirms a trend towards workers moving increasingly into freelance and contract work. Stephane Kasriel, President and CEO of Upwork, recently sat down with the Daily Advisor editorial staff to discuss these results and what they mean for employers.
If you’re having a hard time trying to fill a vacant position at your company, have you considered hiring a contingent worker? Contingent, freelance, and gig workers are taking on more roles as the trend to find top talent remains a constant struggle.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we took a look at some of the benefits to hiring independent contractors—as well as some of the potential pitfalls. If you’re sold on hiring independent contractors, read on for some tips on how to recruit them.
If your recruiting efforts have ever focused on bringing independent contractors on board, you know that it’s not always the same process as bringing on a regular employee.