The Top 5 Reasons Why Flexible Workers Rock [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 25, 2013

10:00 am

If you’re an employer looking to fill those coveted jobs, you probably target the same types of candidates. But there’s a whole other section of the workforce you may be overlooking and they’re growing at a rapid pace: Flexible workers. So, what’s so great about them in the first place? And how can they help you to expand your business?

This infographic, compiled by Hourly, an employment network that quickly matches people who are interested in flexible positions with the right opportunities, shows you why flexible employees may be the new rockstars of the workforce. Some takeaways to note include:

  • 40% of employers plan to hire temporary workers this      year and more than 80% plan to increase their flexible workforce
  • 39% of temporary workers will transition into full-time      jobs
  • Full-time telecommuting can save companies between      $20,000 and $37,000 per employee per year

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


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Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. She is also the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships (2011) and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010). Find Heather on Google+.

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