Gig Economy While technology is making it easier for workers to be productive anywhere, companies aren’t necessarily up to speed on flex time/locations. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The verdict is in: talent managers have declared gig work “the new normal” and are looking for ways to capitalize on it that will differentiate them from their peers.

New research from Kelly Services, Inc. finds that 65 percent of talent/hiring managers say the gig economy is rapidly becoming the new normal for how businesses organize work, and 73 percent of them say that for companies to manage an increasingly dynamic global business climate, they’ll need a much more flexible and fluid workforce.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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