the independent contractor: a look at the changing workforce

July 29, 2014 Nathan Gibson

Your organization uses many independent contractors (ICs), but how much do you know about them? There are 17.7 million ICs in the U.S. today, and their numbers are growing. By the end of this year, it is expected that on average 26% of an organization's workforces are ICs.

You can better prepare your business for this trend with this quick profile of today's IC workforce compiled by Randstad Sourceright. This one-page visual guide provides data on:

  • The generational breakdown of ICs
  • The key services they provide
  • How they classify themselves

Get a glimpse into the world of ICs and become more prepared for the changing workforce ahead.


About the Author

Nathan Gibson

Nathan is Vice President, Independent Contractor Compliance at Randstad Sourceright. He leads our independent contractor compliance team. He and his team help mitigate their clients' risks by properly screening and classifying independent contractors, freelancers, consultants and self-employed workers as part of a complete contingent worker solution. Nathan has more than 16 years experience in the staffing industry.

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