Millions of young Americans are experiencing a “quarter-life crisis.” They understand that the economy and the nature of work have changed forever. Talent today want more bang for their buck. They want to leave a mark, make a contribution, have a purpose. In short, they’re seeking a calling more than a career. They crave meaning, autonomy, and exploration. Managing one’s vocation successfully is no different than managing a business. And that’s why the contingent workforce has the power to[...]
A vote for living wages or continued income disparity?
On election day, one of the issues that most likely grabbed the attention of business people were the initiatives to raise state minimum wages across the country. Such measures appear on the ballot in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Illinois. Increases were already approved this year in 10 states, along with the District of Columbia and the city of Seattle. The latter has posted positive news about the outcome. However, Seattle’s success stories have done little to assuage panic from others, who brush off the results as anecdotal.
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