Growth in the contingent workforce has continued to outpace expectations in 2021 due to a variety of factors. Chief among them is the desire for flexibility, an attribute that is now seen as a key ingredient of resilient organizations. Accordingly, HR leaders discovered that highly skilled contingent workers could help them address urgent needs.

Of course, the near-universal pivot to remote work also helped spur growth in the contingent workforce. As companies found success throughout remote work, HR teams realized they could hire people to work from anywhere, capitalizing on a wider talent pool to meet business objectives.


Read the full article in HR Daily Advisor for 4 best practices for hiring and engaging contingent workers in 2022.


Guest-contributed article written by: Antonio Barraza, Business Development Representative

Antonio Barraza is a business development representative and contingent workforce expert at Innovative Employee Solutions (IES), a leading global employer of record in more than 150 countries that specializes in payrolling and contractor management services for today’s contingent workforce. Founded in 1974, IES has grown into one of San Diego’s largest women-owned businesses and has been named one of the city’s “Best Places to Work” for 10 years in a row.

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