As companies search for ways to optimize their business performance, increasingly they have turned to freelancers. Decreasing the ongoing costs of payroll is an attractive way to cut company overhead. Can freelancers allow a company to maximize the use of talent without running the risk of project failure? Can project managers adapt and offer flexibility while minimizing the risk of career instability? Is the business world experiencing a trend affecting employment or is this a management fad that will disappear with changing economic conditions? The motion of this week’s episode of the PM Debate podcast is:

“Freelance project management is not a fad but a trend that will shape the future of the profession”

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