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Covid-effect: Companies now hiring a mix of full-time, part-time workers

A report on the state of the professional gig economy during Covid shows that the success of work-from-home is pushing companies to hire a mix of full-time, flexible and freelance workers, which is pushing the demand for white-collar gig workers.
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The young workforce is driving the trend, with about 40% of these workers having less than five years of experience, said the report. BCCL
The young workforce is driving the trend, with about 40% of these workers having less than five years of experience, said the report.
New Delhi: Covid-19 perhaps has fundamentally changed the way Indian companies and employees look at work. According to data from Flexing It, a platform for on-demand jobs and business, the pandemic has resulted in increased acceptance of white-collar gig workers. A Flexing It report on the state of the professional gig economy during Covid shows that the success of
the IT services company saw a huge uptrend in the gig economy. Wipro has witnessed a 60% month-on-month increase in new member registrations on the crowdsourcing business platform, Topcoder. "The demand for both full-time and temporary resources has risen significantly. Companies are realising the need for an agile workforce that will enhance the overall productivity of organisations," said the spokesperson.
New Delhi: Covid-19 perhaps has fundamentally changed the way Indian companies and employees look at work. According to data from Flexing It, a platform for on-demand jobs and business, the pandemic has resulted in increased acceptance of white-collar gig workers. A Flexing It report on the state of the professional gig economy during Covid shows that the success of the IT services company saw a huge uptrend in the gig economy. Wipro has witnessed a 60% month-on-month increase in new member registrations on the crowdsourcing business platform, Topcoder. "The demand for both full-time and temporary resources has risen significantly. Companies are realising the need for an agile workforce that will enhance the overall productivity of organisations," said the spokesperson.

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