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sign saying gig, job, work According to research, 40 percent of external workers say “this is just what I’m doing right now.” They may go on to become internal workers if the right opportunity comes along. (Image: Shutterstock)

Employers and their HR departments are shifting their talent management strategy to be more agile and scalable by investing more heavily in contract workers, freelancers, independent consultants–aka, gig workers.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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