While the world still grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are trying to navigate how they will go about staffing in both the short term and the long term. In the short term, organizations need to become more flexible in order to adapt to a world that is dramatically changing on a weekly basis. In the long term, organizations are trying to create a workforce strategy that accommodates the new ways of approaching work. Key to both these short- and long-term challenges is a contingent workforce.