How is the gig economy affecting the workforce?

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Jeanne Meister (Author & Partner, Future Workplace)

Jeanne Meister talks about the growing gig economy or the need to deal with a blended workforce containing fulltime, part-time employees and professional freelancers who are brought in to work on a project or as part of the team. She discusses the growth of the in-demand professional freelancer who wants to create their own work life balance and have the skills that organizations need to accomplish their goals. Meister discusses ways in which organizations are dealing with the gig workforce including an example of a company that has created their own platform for freelancers so that they always have professional freelancers on call.


About Author

Jeanne Meister

Author & Partner, Future Workplace

Jeanne is Partner at Future Workplace, a consulting firm dedicated to assisting organizations in re-thinking, re-imagining, and re-inventing the workplace. Jeanne is the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award by the Association For Talent Development (ATD), and is the author of three books, Corporate Quality Universities, Corporate Universities, and Jeanne’s latest book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop & Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today (Harper Collins), which is in its 13th printing.

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Vanessa Tyler

Vanessa Tyler

Sarder TV Journalist, and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Anchor

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