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[...]
In every industry, at every experience level, there are contingent workers. The job market has reached an interesting point in its growth – an unprecedented situation where contract workers make up a larger portion of the workforce than ever before. Yet, millions of them are still without benefits. Will the day ever come when gig workers have the same rights as full-time employees? I think so, and I think it’s coming very soon.