The allure of contingent work has risen over the last year as flexibility continues to be a non-negotiable for both professionals and organizations amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic considerations. According to an Intuit report 80% of large U.S. corporations plan to increase the use of a flexible workforce in coming years. As it stands, contingent workers make up 40% of the US workforce.
The Mom Project can attest to this uptick in contingent work; this past August, of the new jobs posted using The Mom Project platform, 80% of roles were contingent. Not only is there increased interest from organizations to hire contingent, but talent also seems more interested in pursuing project-based work. In a March 2021 survey, Werklabs, the research division of The Mom Project, found that of its talent users actively looking for new jobs.