• Viktor Barhatov Chelyabinsk State University, Russian Federation
  • Yuner Kapkaev Chelyabinsk State University, Russian Federation
  • Anna Isaeva Chelyabinsk State University, Russian Federation




employment relationship, employment, flexible forms of employment, the labor market


The need for the study is justified by the development of flexible forms of employment in the economy with new job opportunities for the international division of labor. The paper analyzed new job opportunities and risks associated with flexible form of employment for the workers, employers and the state individually as well as in relation to each other. The study investigated the future prospects of flexible forms of employment along with its impact on the economic opportunities for the enterprises and workers and conclusion has been drawn. The impact of flexible employment was also investigated on the welfare of the population and the development of national economies in the context of globalization. Three forms of flexible employment: temporal flexibility, spatial flexibility and functional flexibility have been identified to achieve the research goal.

The prospects of flexible form of employment for the enterprise and employee were assessed based on the subjective approach. The rapid assessment and empirical analysis method were used to track the population dynamics and their interest in flexible forms of employment. The results show that the increase in the share of flexible employment in the economy is justified by the increased importance of creative labor in the labor market. Flexible workers represent a diverse population group in terms of the socio-economic structure. The active development of flexible forms of employment has been considered as a manifestation of the self-regulating economy and as a form of adaptation of the population to the changing socio-economic situation. The new agile business integration can reduce the costs of hiring a full-time employee and increases employees’ motivation level. The state needs to institutionalize new forms of employment in order to ensure the competitiveness of the national economy and to ensure budget revenues.


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How to Cite

Barhatov, V., Kapkaev, Y. ., & Isaeva, A. . (2020). FLEXIBLE FORM OF EMPLOYMENT: PROSPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT. Proceedings of CBU in Economics and Business, 1, 15-21. https://doi.org/10.12955/peb.v1.12