Millennials prefer freelancing, according to a study cited by Simon Mackie of GigaOm:

I’ve been given a sneak peek at a study that will be released Tuesday by online freelance jobs marketplace Elance entitled The Millennial Survey: New Attitudes Towards Finding Jobs and Working in Today’s Market. It investigates the attitudes of “millennials”  (also known as Generation Y, and often defined as those born between  1982 and 2001) to work, their careers and job searching. Perhaps the  most interesting finding in the study is how positive the millennials  surveyed are about freelancing as a career choice. The vast majority of  respondents — 83 percent — said freelancing is an important part of  their career strategy, while only 27 percent indicated they would prefer  working full-time for a single employer instead of freelancing.

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Millennials prefer freelancing, according to a study cited by Simon Mackie of GigaOm:

I’ve been given a sneak peek at a study that will be released Tuesday by online freelance jobs marketplace Elance entitled The Millennial Survey: New Attitudes Towards Finding Jobs and Working in Today’s Market. It investigates the attitudes of “millennials” (also known as Generation Y, and often defined as those born between 1982 and 2001) to work, their careers and job searching. Perhaps the most interesting finding in the study is how positive the millennials surveyed are about freelancing as a career choice. The vast majority of respondents — 83 percent — said freelancing is an important part of their career strategy, while only 27 percent indicated they would prefer working full-time for a single employer instead of freelancing.

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