Did you know that more than 15 million professionals are employed by U.S. staffing firms each year? That number is growing every day as more businesses are investing in their contingent workforce to execute both critical projects and essential day-to-day operations. Simultaneously, employees are discovering the benefits of career autonomy in the “gig economy,” as we’ve come to know it today.
With the population’s growing interest in the gig economy, old myths and new rumors get mixed in with real truths, often leaving important questions unanswered. In light of National Staffing Employee Week, we’re setting the record straight about temporary employment and answering seven common questions about temporary and contract employment.