The Global Gig Economy: Capitalizing on a USD 500B Opportunity

A new study confirms the rapid development of the global Gig Economy, projecting double-digit annual growth for the industry over the next five years. As new and existing digital platforms compete to own a portion of this success, they encounter a common series of obstacles in pursuing initiatives of global and domestic expansion, including freelancer retention.

Talent On-Demand Report for Asia and Africa – For Independents

The nature of work has changed for both professionals and employers. Gone are the days when employers controlled careers and gig work was transactional and low value. High-end talent is increasingly looking to accumulate skills and project experience, and are taking responsibility for their own development. 2021 saw strong growth for independent talent, with demand doubling compared to the previous year. Growth has come from all client sectors. Access our Talent On-Demand Report 2022 wherein we share data on which skills were in high demand and where that demand came from.

Talent On-Demand Report for Asia and Africa- For Clients

In 2022 employers are continuing to implement their post-pandemic growth plans, but also taking into account the need for flexibility as well as the changing behaviour of skilled talent. As a result, many clients are now expecting as much as 30% of their future workforce to be non-permanent.

How did employers in Southeast Asia, India, MENA and South Africa make use of independent talent in the past year, and what are the demand trends going forward? Access our annual Talent On-Demand Report 2022 wherein we present our findings, based on over 7,000 registered independents, and hundreds of projects executed last year alone.

Future of Work accelerated: Learnings from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deloitte India has surveyed and held virtual one-on-one conversations with CXOs from 42 reputed Indian organisations. They have summarised seven key learnings relevant to the acceleration of Future of Work in India and presented what a COVID-adjusted strategy could look like for organisations looking to embrace the Future of Work

 

The Changing Nature of Work

The report emphasises that with the rise of technology, human capital is a very important investment. Adjusting to the next wave of jobs requires social protection. 8 in 10 people in developing countries receive no social assistance, and 6 in 10 work informally without insurance and other benefits.

2020 High-End Independent Talent Report: How Leading Companies Deploy On-Demand Skills and Expertise for Critical Projects and Interim Roles

Talent platform Business Talent Group gives an insight into how companies in primarily the US deploy independent consultants for high-profile projects where previously management consultancies would have been hired.

Future of Work in the Global South

Two centuries of technological innovation have not resulted in massive unemployment. Along with a host of other factors, technology contributed to new types of work. Will it be different this time? This report looks at what the #futureofwork might look like in the global south.