A major trend in the workforce today is the growing gig economy. What is the gig economy? According to Google Dictionary, it's "a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs."Basically, it's a simple, streamlined solution to consistent hiring and staffing.
Utilizing flexible staff makes sense with today's job market. Business is booming and technology is growing at an exceptional rate. The need for on-demand talent and interchangeable skills is increasing every day and gig workers are a cost-effective way to keep up.
The traditional hiring process is time intensive and can be incredibly stressful when you're in a bind. It consists of a lengthy process: searching for applicants, interviewing and vetting candidates, conducting background checks, filling out paperwork and more. When business leaders use flexible workers (or gigsters), the hiring process is as easy as shown below in our hiring process infographic. There are 3 basic steps to take before you're ready to work with a gigster through our app. See the difference between the traditional hiring process versus working with GigWorx below: