Conditional work-force has always had a nice spread in corporate-corridors. Provisional employees for any organization signify an answer to contingency. These employees may be as talented and hard-working as their permanent counterparts, but their own choice of the status or circumstances make them freelancers.
Different reports and reviews show that these freelancers today constitute 25-30% of the present work-strength spread across different companies and organizations. This number is going to rise significantly in coming years as this new breed of workers likes to have a sense of freedom and feels empowered enjoying the luxury of pick-and-choose when it comes to work.
Different corporates too increasingly like to engage these provisional workers as and when requirements arise as this helps them to decrease permanent pay-roll-costs appreciably. Content-writers, presenters, designers, HR-professionals, consultants in different domains, software-engineers, security-personnel; freelancers abound in every field and make up a good chunk of Indian economy today. Since corporate themselves want some people on board with them in the freelancing-capacity, they do every bit to effortlessly incorporate them into their organizations. These freelancers provide them with a definite flexibility as far as the availability of staff is concerned. Additionally, enlistment of freelancers always creates a positive pressure on salaried workers of organizations. They give better results as they know that in the view of any inefficiency, alternatives are around. But inconspicuous assimilation of freelancers into any organization provides it with certain stability in retaining its productivity.
Organizations must be technologically equipped to enable workers work even outside their office-premises. When you adopt freelancers into your system of business or organization, you must have just 2 points in your mind, you have to increase productivity for your organization and secondly, you have to trust them at par with your salaried workforce, if not more, to extract more and more output from them. Freelancers or provisional workers are increasing their footprints in different corporate and industrial arenas by the day for sure.