- Flexible workers have been crucial during the pandemic – maintaining the flow of vital goods and services.
- But their employment status means they don’t often have a financial safety net.
- Digital platforms can provide a range of benefits to support this growing workforce.
The pandemic shook the world in countless ways — including the fundamental nature of how, when and where we work. The quarantines and stay-in-place edicts gave rise to new armies of gig workers who delivered our groceries, restaurant orders, and household goods. Companies accelerated the use of flexible workforces, engaging them as demand warranted.
In the blink of an eye, it seemed conceivable that more and more workers would enjoy long careers without ever being full-time employees.
While older workers still may prefer full-time employment, we’ve learned that younger generations prefer the freedom of…