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The alternative workforce: It's now mainstream

By Deloitte Insights

The alternative workforce can be a long-term solution to tight talent markets—but only if treated strategicallyRead full story

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  • The "alternative workforce" (freelancers) is now mainstream in the Enterprise. (It's been mainstream with small businesses for a few years)

    But most organizations recognize that they are using alternative workers transactionally and not strategically.

    "What is needed is a wholesale rewiring of how

    The "alternative workforce" (freelancers) is now mainstream in the Enterprise. (It's been mainstream with small businesses for a few years)

    But most organizations recognize that they are using alternative workers transactionally and not strategically.

    "What is needed is a wholesale rewiring of how organizations operate as it relates to alternative labor—one that allows it to connect the appropriate talent with the appropriate roles no matter how that talent is sourced. Part of the answer lies in connecting the various parts of the enterprise involved, often in a fragmented manner, in hiring alternative workers. This includes procurement, IT, and, increasingly, HR."

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