Corporate job security simply isn’t what it used to be. While the baby boomer generation may have been able to stay at one company for their entire career and retire with a pension, most working adults are facing a different reality today.
If the recession taught us anything, it’s that corporate jobs are no longer secure. It’s not uncommon to see employees switch positions every year. The average Gen Yer only works a job for about three years before moving on to the next one.
But why has the change occurred? Why do some people argue that side hustles, side businesses, or even becoming a freelancer or entrepreneur offers more stability than corporate job security? Here are 4 reasons that may explain this new reality: [Read more…]