Written by - Dexter Cousins is Managing Director of Tier One People, a unique search company advising small businesses on how to transform into enterprises.
What is a Gig Executive?
Future trends that are impacting the executive workforce.
Closer to home, Australia’s joblook.gov.au predicts
“Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Chief Executives and Managing Directors is expected to be below average (between 5,001 and 10,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).”
The graph below shows some interesting stats.
19.1% of Australia's workforce is currently underemployed.
Could the data be pointing to a future in which executives are under-employed?
Are boards comfortable outsourcing decision making?
An example of the Gig Executive.
The benefits of hiring a Gig Executive.
. The key challenge will lie in winning the assignments as it requires a focus on networking, customer service, branding, marketing, and pricing.