The Rise of the Independent Worker: Why Everyone Wants to Work in the Gig Economy Now

The Remote Work Revolution of 2020 accelerated the adoption of remote, flexible, and innovative working arrangements, demonstrating both what is possible and how to get it right. As COVID transmission slows, office doors are opening again, but many workers aren't ready to give up their newfound flexibility. 

Fortune speaks with a variety of business leaders, including BTG Co-Founder and Co-CEO Jody Greenstone Miller, about the rise of independent talent as business needs continue to shift and workers embrace new possibilities.

“COVID was such an unusually uncertain period,” Miller said. “The notion that you could do work with someone who is not a full-time permanent employee, there was a greater openness to that…It’s very hard to predict what’s going to work, and you want as many at-bats as possible.”

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