The gig economy and social media are closely related. The two have grown side by side, and both have forever changed the way we work, live, and play. But has the internet brought us together or isolated us? It seems that despite being connected by a web of technology, we are segregated. Social media is siloed. Gig workers are on their own. Big Data knows more about us than we know about each other. Perhaps there’s a future of work in which technology can bring us back together?
Disruptive change is a phrase frequently used to describe the evolving contingent staffing marketplace. And significant change often generates wariness, if not outright fear. So it may not be surprising that most staffing companies are not good at working with MSP/VMS programs. They aren’t sure what to expect, but they approach the situation with suspicion and negativity.