The New Workforce Reality: Too Much Available Labor and Not Enough Available Talent
Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are increasingly choosing to engage contingent labor. This segment of the workforce is expected to reach 40% (or more) of the total US workforce within the next decade, and is being driven by monumental supply and demand forces in the talent marketplace. As this segment of the total workforce grows, and technology continues to remove friction from finding and engaging them, corporate Human Resources professionals have a vital role to play. With this in mind, let’s examine a few ways HR can remain relevant in this new world of work.