Unleashing the promise of flexible working

The gig economy is offering a highly-attractive career and lifestyle pathway for more and more workers, according to global research by the Adecco Group and LinkedIn. But big hurdles at policy level remain.

November 14, 2017

Governments and companies must do more to support the growing number of people that are choosing a life of flexible working instead of a traditional 9-5 role, from flexicurity for all workers to reshaping the education system.

 

Our white paper, “Flexible Working: A Career Building and Lifestyle Pathway”, reveals that a large majority in flexible work have actively chosen that route, and that many young people aspire to a life of independent working that offers greater freedom, autonomy, and steeper learning curves.

 

In this white paper, we explore this exciting phenomenon and offer several recommendations to governments and companies to make the future work for everyone.