The way of getting work done has changed. The availability of on-demand workforce and the ability to manage work online, have brought seismic shifts in the dynamics of workforce management. Accompanied by the workers' affinity to work at their convenience, the tide of gig economy is rising high.
Adoption of workforce strategy is seeing a radical shift as more employers prefer to hire workers on a contractual basis than to add to their permanent human capital. Strategically, these two workforce management categories fall under the purviews of two different teams, that are functionally diverse.
Despite the advancement in AI and machine learning systems, helping people find the right job and employers find the right talent haven’t become so easy. As Google has announced its plan to include and index jobs in its search results, like the way it does for flights, it will be interesting to observe how Google’s AI expertise could help solve problems for recruiters and companies find the right talent.