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Cartoon of man putting block in wall Most companies aren’t using such workers strategically; instead, they’re using them transactionally—just to “fill slots” and not to meet long-term needs with efficiency. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Well, it used to be regarded as alternative work—but now, as organizations transform themselves, freelance, gig and contract work are now mainstream.

Marlene Satter

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

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