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IES on Treating Freelancers Like Part of the Team – Thrive Global

July 30, 2019

Your freelancers do important work for you, so you want them on your side. Innovative Employee Solutions hares how to make gig workers feel like team members.

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2. Be thoughtful about how you utilize freelancers.

When it comes to full-time members of your team, you’re likely thoughtful about putting the right people in the right places to propel your company forward. Your approach to selecting and managing gig workers should be the same. Using freelancers wisely means knowing exactly how they fit into your overall company objectives. To accomplish this, Innovative Employee Solutions (IES), a leading nationwide provider of contingent workforce solutions, recommends tracking freelancer usage across departments or business units, taking into account metrics like average pay rate, agency markup expenses, average project length, and others.