Most people think that jobs are more “stable” than being an entrepreneur. Most people also think that entrepreneurship is an attitude or skill you are born with and cannot be taught.
Posted by Silvia di Blasio( have 11 posts )
In previous articles, I introduced the Gig Economy and how we can either choose or become forced to jump into it. The Gig Economy is the major trend in the world of employment and career life. It challenges our culture’s concepts of success and creates a chaos around how we manage finances and time.
In my previous article, I introduced the concept of the “Gig Economy”: the increase on free-lance, contract, project, part-time and multiple jobs that is signaling a change on how we see “career”, work and the entire job-search process and employer/employee relationship.
While full-time, traditional jobs are still the norm, that is quickly changing: studies show that contract, part-time and multiple jobs are trending and are expected to be up to 40 percent of the jobs by 2020.
Are you a foreign trained cook or chef? Do you love the idea of working for restaurants or hotels?
Many of us grew up with the idea that a career was for life: you go to university or college, learn a profession or occupation, get a job in a good company and with some effort, time and luck, you’ll get promoted up the career ladder until is time to retire.