Across the globe, organizations are having a devil of a time managing a shifting corporate culture that’s increasingly reliant upon gig economy workers. As enterprise telecom organizations scurry to adapt, where does the highly skilled freelance worker stand amidst all the noise? With their in-demand skills in a growing industry, do they call the shots? Or are the hiring managers who work for telecom giants managing to hang on to the upper hand they’ve previously enjoyed?
If there’s any quick answer here, it’s that freelance telecom workers — field engineers, for example — should feel encouraged by the new economy. Here’s why.
Independent workers in the telecom industry should feel confident about their prospects. Two major shifts are taking place that encourages the growth of a blended economy. The first is what we’ve been talking about all along: more businesses are recognizing the necessity of having an agile workforce. Add to this the fact that the telecom industry is facing incredible growth and the scene is very well set for freelance workers in this field.