Visibility, Accountability & Control

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Why the Chief Procurement Officer Needs to Care About the Freelance Boom

Historically, the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO), purchasing departments and finance teams have had limited exposure to the contingent workforce. Decisions to tap into the freelance space have been pushed down into departmental operational budgets or treated as ad hoc and tactical extra help. Now, with studies projecting that freelancers will make up over 40% of the U.S. workforce by the year 2020, CPO teams and departments can easily acknowledge the economic advantages offered by the freelance workforce.

Learn about the five shifts that span economics, demographics, technology advancement and the growth of the passion culture and have spurred growth in the freelance and contingent workforce to provide an economically viable way of providing full visibility, accountability and control for the enterprise.

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