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Opportunities for techies in the gig economy have observed a noteworthy growth with a 20-25% spike in demand for high-skill tech talent in 2021. In fact, specialists in these roles comprised 65% of the gig workforce at the time! Two years into the aftermath of Covid, this upward trend remains consistent as the economy gradually reels back to normalcy. India’s booming startup culture, along with rising technological advancement since the last few years have led…

A recent report shared that the average 5-8 years an employee spent at one organization – once considered normal, is no longer the operating norm. The duration of an employee’s tenure with an organization has dramatically changed in the last few years. A shift in employee priorities and culture at the workplace have resulted in a tenure of 15-18 months as the new long-term for employees. But why is this happening? Employees today value workplace…

Set to witness an annual growth rate of 12% by 2025, the electrical equipment industry in India is making prosperous leaps. This expansion is also going to play a key role for India to meet its target GDP growth of 8-9% in the coming years. To accelerate this growth, the electrical industry needs to align itself to newer ways of working. The gig economy is the perfect model to accommodate this fast-paced expansion. With its…

With the festive season around the corner, businesses are expecting a spike in demand for their goods and services. But this time it will be extra special as shoppers loosen their purse strings after two years of constrained festivities. With massive promotions during the festive season, the e-commerce, retail, consumer durables and FMCG industries are ready to experience bumper sales and must gear up to make the most of the season. To meet seasonal demand,…

In the last two years, workforce around the world has been forced to reconsider their ways of working and reconsider what constitutes a fulfilling work life. Employees now realise that work has to be wholesome to be sustainable. There has been, what can be called an awakening in terms of how one’s job is meant to serve them instead of the other way around. Employees around the world today hope to extract a meaningful experience…

K. Venkateswaran, CBO & SVP, Enterprise Business, Awign  The gig economy is today being hailed as the future of work. With the emergence of tech-led enterprise gig platforms, it’s only obvious that businesses of varying sizes and sectors want to deploy a gig workforce to offload a core function. Whether hyperlocal or digital, enterprise gig platforms can today carry out any type of work including business development, auditing, auditing, content and data operations, last-mile delivery,…

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau After more than six years of building foundations under our dreams, we are humbled and proud in equal measure to say that Awign has grown to become India’s largest tech-led on-demand work fulfilment platform today. In order to achieve new milestones in transformation of the…

By Kumar Badal, Program Manager, Awign Expert 5 years ago, I walked out of my college with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering. I landed a cushy and secure job with a MNC in Pune, I felt like I was on the top of the world. But within the first few months itself, I realized that the 9-5 setup was not meant for me. I wasn’t learning enough, the culture wasn’t the right fit and…

By Mahima Walia, Chief of Staff, Awign Workplace diversity is more than an office lunch table with multi-cuisine offerings or a monthly newsletter that makes it a point to greet you in 5 different languages. Workplace diversity, where it counts, has foundations far beneath the surface. At Awign, and to me, the true meaning of workplace diversity is creating an environment which is conducive to innovation, creativity and representation. We truly believe that if an…

We are an outcome and technology-driven platform, leveraging Bharat’s workforce for India Inc. So, how did we get here? In the last few years, India’s gig economy has gained a lot of prominence and adoption, becoming a mainstream concept. While the pandemic caused enterprises throughout the world to reconsider their workforce approach, an influx of other factors such as the rise of work fulfillment platforms, internet penetration and changing attitudes of workers, etc. too have…