The Gig economy index states that 35.9% of workers participate in the gig economy. This stat is geared towards the 35-44 age demographic , which still comprises of a supplementation to ones income rather than their main one.
There´s an increasing focus of CPO´s (Chief Procurement Officer) hiring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) talent, as to requiring skill sets such as creating and sending invoices and other associated paperwork. These jobs are now becoming automated with procurement systems that eases the pressure, costs and time.
Moving forward, the increased efficiency of future technology like Artificial Intelligence and trusted decentralized systems like Blockchain will provide amazing leverage to companies and a greater focus on the core business.
Is your company prepared for this and/or have the relevant systems in place?