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According to leading experts in the gig economy, a confluence of technologies, from smartphones to big data to human resource analytics to the name-brand, gig-enabling platforms -- hello, Uber and Airbnb -- will bring about a workplace transformation, the likes of which we havent seen in nearly a century.

A full-time workforce, while still the norm for most large companies, will eventually look more like employment arrangements long familiar to the working poor and increasingly the norm for Millennials -- ie, individuals working multiple jobs simultaneously or on a project-to-project contract basis. As this mode of work becomes more prevalent -- and many believe it will happen fast -- traditional 20th century work compacts, such as they still exist, wont apply.