Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Gig Workers

Gig workers are a group of contingent workers (such as independent contractors, freelancers and contract firm workers) in a temporary employment relationship who provide project-based, on-demand labor. Hiring gig workers allows organizations to adjust headcounts based on business requirements, access niche skills and quickly fill talent gaps.

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021. Discover the top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021.