Candidates - Is contracting right for you?
Companies across the UK are citing the skills shortage in the creative and marketing sector as one of the main prohibiting factors for growth. As marketing channels continue to evolve, particularly within digital, candidates who are experts in their fields are in short supply. This has led to the rise in contracting and the need for companies to hire contractors or freelancers on a project by project basis, or for interim periods, has risen.
COVID also changed the employment market hugely. Many more people decided to take control over their work and took the plunge into contracting, for more of that work/life balance. It’s much more popular to be a freelancer or serial contractor now than ever before.