Author Archives: Catherine Hess

Are You Prepared to Join the Contingent Workforce?

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For the past several years, thought leaders have discussed a critical change in the global economy: the move toward the “gig economy” or the contingent workforce.

Why? Because the returning health of the global economy has led to an increase in workers who prefer to retain more control over their careers…   

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4 Reasons Millennials Are Embracing the Job Hopper Label

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Recently, one of my well respected LinkedIn connections, Bob McIntosh wrote an article, “Should You Stay or Should You Go,” in which he advised Millennials to stay put in order to build their career. In response, I’d like to offer an alternative opinion: that they should go. Be a job hopper! As Millennials have grown to encompass over 25% of our current workforce, there’s been a lot of hand-wringing about how long they’ll stay in their current position. According to Future Workplace’s recent study entitled “Multiple Generations at Work,” approximately 91% of Millennials responded that they expected to stay at   

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