Flexible Employees: Rockstars of the Workforce

    By Heather R. Huhman | Small Business

    Employers, listen up: If you’re not scoping out flexible workers in your hiring strategy, you could be missing out on the best candidates. The hiring of flexible workers is expected to increase and it’s easy to see why — not only can flexible workers help you to grow your business, they can also assist you in evaluating what you want out of your team.

    Want to learn more? Check out this infographic, compiled by Hourly, an employment network that quickly matches people who are interested in flexible positions with the right opportunities, which shows you why flexible employees are a workforce to watch. Some takeaways to note include:

    • 29% of full-time employees have flexible work schedules with 48% freelancing full-time
    • 39% of temporary workers will transition into full-time jobs
    • 49% of employers reported savings and 41% reported an increase in revenues by hiring flexible workers

    Check out the full infographic below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

    Flexible Employees: Rockstars of the Workforce image FlexWork 972Flexible Employees: Rockstars of the Workforce

    What do you think? What are some other reasons why the flexible workforce is a sector to watch?

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