As is happening with everything in our lives, the idea of employment and work is getting redefined. It is now unimaginable to work in one organisation for your entire professional life – something that was common in the previous generation. People worked for one company all their lives and co-workers became like family. Not anymore.
‘Gigs’, ‘agile workload’, ‘independent contracting’ and ‘freelancing’ – these are some words that now define the nature of work.
Here’s a look at how these are changing careers and the workforce landscape.