Talent platforms are tapping into growing demands for independent workers and expanding their services to include SOW contractors and temporary employees. The industry is also taking steps to ensure platform workers have access to upskilling opportunities, with 78% offering online training. Additionally, survey respondents were optimistic about the impact AI would have on talent platforms, with an average response of 7.3 on a scale of 1-10. This survey also delved into topics including worker vetting methods, relationships with MSP/VMS/staffing firms, data compliance & security, growth opportunities, and long-term trends.