Once upon a time, long-term employment was the safe road on the career journey. The go-to life plan was to get out of college and land a great job where you’d be set for the rest of your working life. Times have changed! These days, you need to have an entrepreneurial spirit and skill set to stay competitive.
Companies are spending less time and money investing in their employees so you have to invest in yourself. Jobs openings are incredibly competitive so you have to brand yourself to stand out.
Consultants and freelancers are cheaper to hire than full-time employees with benefits. Technical jobs like software development are being outsourced overseas for a fraction of what they cost in the U.S. and robots are taking over the world (of manual labor). This infographic from San Francisco-based startup organization Funders and Founders explores the shift from employment to entrepreneurship and highlights why “Everyone Will Become an Entrepreneur”.