Gig Workers and Boomerangs: Shifting Talent Demands of the New Economy
As the mid-point of 2017 arrives, TalentCircles has taken a step back to look at the direction of the economy and our talent supply. We weren’t shocked to see that we’re faced with a shifting landscape. A landscape that requires talent acquisition and candidate engagement, but it also requires the ability to inventory our employees. Why? It’s all about the generational workforce.
Understanding what Millennials want from their employers, as Inc.com stated in their recent survey, can be summed up in one sentence, ‘Freelance flexibility with full-time stability’. But, what if that is not what you want?
With over 7.2 million workers entering the on-demand workforce, or gig economy, it’s time to realize that the skills business needs may not be available to you…when you need them. Intuit’s new report for the on-demand economy provides insights and predictions that should have all C-Suite members concerned and taking action now.
TalentCircles has published our latest white paper, addressing this topic. Understanding that over 10,000 baby boomers retire each day adds an additional layer of complexity. Now, we believe, the movement will not just be to capture – engage – screen – hire candidates during talent acquisition, it will also be inventory – blend – balance the generational workforce.
Gig Workers and Boomerangs, blending the workforce of the new economy. It’s going to happen…