Studies project that consultants could make up to 50% of workforce by 2020

By: Allie Davis, Talent Connection Manager

In the past few years, Intuit¹, the U.S. government² and countless other research firms have all released projections that by the year 2020, up to 50% of the workforce will be ‘contingent’- a catch-all phrase to describe contractors, independent consultants, part-time workers and those who are self-employed. This is a big leap! In 1989, labor statistics indicated that only 6% of the workforce held contingent positions³. The paradigm of meaningful work is shifting. Many may look at the rise of the ‘gig economy’ as a temporary trend.  However, I can tell you from working in the staffing industry, I’ve seen firsthand this segment of the market thriving.

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By: Scott Wallace, Managing Director

Is your budget ready to go and able to guide your company for the upcoming year, or is it already out of sync with reality?  Many companies work through their budget process, only to find their budgets become obsolete within the first six months of the fiscal year.

 

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MINNEAPOLIS – Jan. 11, 2017Salo LLC, the leader in driving business outcomes in finance, accounting and human resources, named two new directors at its Minneapolis offices recently: Nikki Kietzer was named the new Human Resources Director and Laura Best was named Marketing Director. Both report to Chief Talent Officer, Lisa Brezonik.

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