Freelancers

Now You See Them, Now You Dont

Emma Brierley,
Xchangeteam

Have you recently had a meeting and wondered who the new recruit was and then never seen them again? Or have you recently bonded with a new client contact brought in to manage a specific project, only for them to be gone six months later?

Well, get used to it, because the growing freelance phenomenon in the communications industry means that more of the people who are working for you or your clients organisation will not be a permanent part of the team.

THE RISE OF THE FREELANCE PHENOMENON

Certain trends over the past decade have combined to create a major force for change in the workplace: