Interim, a word not often used when talking Total Talent, is the latest focus for firms servicing clients who need to fill a talent gap. "Getting the work done" can include, full-time, part-time, temporary, contractor, IC, gig and now interim.
Interim is designed to help businesses with difficult assignments, provide a change management leader short term and manage through tough business circumstances. Interim workers are typically seasoned business professionals with a vast array of skill sets.
Interim workers roll to full-time only 10% of the time, as that is the intention. As more boomers retire, these assignments are a good fit for both parties. Over the next ten years, this will become increasingly common. There are so many new trends to keep our eyes on in the world of work.
71 percent of hiring executives plan to expand their use of temporary and contract workers in coming months. In addition, 75 percent said use of contractors, freelancers and temporary employees will be central or important to their companies’ employment practices two years from now. That’s up from 43 percent who said the same in a 2018 survey.