Gig or contigent workers represent approximately 15-25% of the global workforce today. By 2025 gig workers will account for 35-40% of the workforce.

The growing popularity of the Gig Economy has business leaders raising questions such as:

  • Where can we find gig economy workers?
  • Are there different kinds of gig workers?
  • What type of work are gig economy workers well suited for?
  • What are some of the risks of leveraging gig economy workers?

In this article, we feature answers to business and HR leaders' most common questions about the gig economy and provide project ideas to consider if your organization is looking to leverage gig economy workers.