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ERIC Number: EJ1049604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1082-1651
Managing Labor Market Changes: Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs
O'Neill, Barbara
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v106 n2 p9-15 2014
The United States labor market has undergone a dramatic sea change with increasing numbers of permanent freelancers and temporary workers. One in three workers has a temporary freelance job. It is estimated that, by 2020, more than 40% of the American labor force-60 million people-will be self-employed. This article discusses labor force trends, reasons for increased contingent work arrangements, advantages and disadvantages of freelance work, key planning issues that entrepreneurs need to address, the concept of intrapreneurship, and resources to teach students the skills that they need to be successful 21st century entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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