The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare

Young professionals at TRB

(Photo credit: Aimee Custis)

From BinghamtonHomePage —

“professionals are choosing self-employment in order to control the type of work assignments they pursue (67 percent), to have a greater sense of flexibility and work-life balance (64 percent), and to follow a passion (59 percent).

‘While they are young, millennials should be proactive in taking advantage of intrapreneurship and training opportunities, as well as acquiring transferable skills like project management, budgeting, sales, and marketing, in an established organization,’ says Alexandra Levit, Career Advisory Board member. ‘This will be the foundation of a viable contract career in the future.'”

Read the full story at The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.