By Katy Tynan

"The full-time worker, the staple of the U.S. office, is changing into an endangered species. we're on the point of a seismic shift within the employer/employee courting that would redefine the character of jobs and careers. This booklet describes what is using this alteration and features a pragmatic motion plan for pros who desire to live on the problem of the way to achieve success during this "new talents marketplace""--

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If you want to develop a steady stream of income, you have to be able to find a consistent way in which your talent creates value for someone else. Value is not a new idea. Long before currency, work was valued through barter in the form of goods. Many years ago, we hosted a French exchange student in our home. He was fascinated by idioms—those unique expressions that don’t always translate literally. One day he came home and asked us what the phrase “there’s no free lunch” means. For an individual seeking to find a way to turn a talent into money, the concept of no free lunch is critical.

For Steve, the term “consultant” rings true for him in terms of how he works with his clients, but his mindset is that of a business owner. ” As an entrepreneurially minded consultant, Steve is also clear that he is not interested in expanding his practice and adding people. ” For 10 years prior to becoming a consultant, Steve worked for a training and learning software company in the pharmaceuticals industry. His primary role was in sales and marketing—he was responsible for overall business development.

However, contract labor can be much more flexible—workers can be engaged to pick up specific tasks and need to be paid only for the time they work. Smaller companies were taking advantage of this nimble, cost-effective workforce but bigger companies were not. They had a problem. For Jeff, that problem was a great opportunity. By creating a structure that allowed large companies to engage with the contingent workforce, Work Market became a key player in the evolving landscape of the labor market.

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