Contract work, or temporary employment, has risen by 50 per cent in the last two years, according to Robert Walters, suggesting a rapidly changing work culture for millennials. Photo: Reuters

The future of work: temporary jobs filled by freelancers as permanent contracts fade

Freelancers will represent 43 per cent of the global workforce by 2020, compared to a mere 6 per cent in 1989, according to LinkedIn

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Contract work, or temporary employment, has risen by 50 per cent in the last two years, according to Robert Walters, suggesting a rapidly changing work culture for millennials. Photo: Reuters
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