Offering greater flexibility than traditional full-time work, the gig economy and freelance arrangements are helping to blur the lines for job seekers who are considering whether or not to leave the workforce after becoming a parent. Providing the opportunity to work from home, on the worker’s preferred schedule, and as much (or as little) as desired, the gig lifestyle is opening doors for primary caregivers who don’t want to compromise their home life or careers.
As these flexible work arrangement continue to grow more popular among women, Randstad Sourceright CEO, Rebecca Henderson asks, “What about the gig economy works for so many working mothers?”
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Rebecca Henderson is CEO of Randstad Sourceright. Rebecca brings more than 20 years’ experience in all facets of talent acquisition solutions and technology. With deep insights and progressive perspectives, Rebecca steers Randstad Sourceright’s global development to ensure HR and talent leaders can play a strategic role in driving growth locally, across regions, and globally. Rebecca is a highly regarded leader in the talent management field and was most recently recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts in “The Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list.Follow on Twitter More Content by Rebecca Henderson