How to keep contingent workers from jumping ship
As the pandemic begins to slowly recede and workers are rethinking their career choices, SIA reports there's been a dramatic increase in employee resignations, dubbing the trend as the 'Great Resignation' period. And it's one that shows an indication of lasting well into the fall.
Yet, when almost half of the U.S. workforce is comprised of contingent workers, organizations can leverage the niche skills of temporary talent to complete projects, fill skills gaps and ensure work gets done. However, how employers handle the arrangement will determine whether talent will agree to any extensions or leave for a more attractive offer at any time.
So, how do you keep contingent talent from jumping ship or declining a contract extension? Here are some tips to consider to keep talent (coming back).