More than 53 million Americans are doing freelance work, according to a new, landmark survey conducted by the independent research firm Edelman Berland and commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk.
We all have these people who made a difference for us -- even if they don't know it yet. Maybe it was your high school English teacher. Or an old boss or mentor. Or a neighbor who was the first person to tell you how much they loved your sketches.
Millennials don't see companies as salary machines. And they don't see themselves as just another chair-filler.
They see themselves as having the power to make choices -- and their decision to work in one place or another is about finding value.