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A New World of Work, part VI: Conclusion

19 Oct 17:00 by Matt Walters

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Throughout this series, we have explored and sought to encapsulate how the gig economy is defining the way in which we work today. The rise of online and on-demand marketplaces has led to a new way of working which is only gaining further momentum. This increased access to talent has allowed a generation of new specialists, loosely termed millennials, to share their expertise in a global marketplace with an immediacy that was previously unheard of.

This evolution of the staffing sector is indicative of a brave new world in which working practices can be more fluid and flexible than ever before. The gig economy, with its unprecedented disruption of the modern workplace, will soon dominate the staffing landscape. It has enabled businesses to weather skills shortages, reduce overhead costs and operate more effectively and with greater flexibility, allowing them to fill gaps that traditional recruitment strategies cannot fill.

To read the full article, please visit The Staffing Stream.