A growing crop of “supertemps” is changing the nature of work


 

By Jody Greenstone Miller

A Life Science specialist who consults independently to earn a living–while hoping to hit it big on a startup venture.

An MBA-trained millennial who left a major consulting firm to broaden his skills and try out various fields of endeavor in search of the “perfect job.”

A former Big 3 consulting partner, who was tired of being responsible for securing business instead of solving clients’ problems.

They’re all “gig” workers, but not the kind you’re thinking of. They’re part of the fast-growing marketplace for high-end independent talent. MBO Partners estimates that the number of freelancers who make more than $100,000 annually grew to 3.3 million in 2018, up 70% from 2011.

The rising number and power of these “supertemps” is transforming the white-hot war for talent—and they may just give smaller, more nimble companies a huge advantage.

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https://www.fastcompany.com/90333287/a-growing-crop-of-supertemps-is-changing-the-nature-of-work

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