Gone are the days of graduating from college, paying your dues with a few entry-level positions, and landing a 30-year career with a big corporation, complete with retirement benefits.
There’s no such thing as job security. Whole industries are disappearing, just as new ones — some that couldn’t even have been imagined a short time ago — are emerging, practically overnight. Meanwhile, thanks to technology, workers are under constant pressure to be available at all times.
40 percent of us will be self-employed, on some level, by the end of this decade, according to a study from Intuit, a financial services software company.
Today we'll talk with career guru and trend-spotter Anne Kreamer. She believes that amassing a range of skill sets and professional networks is a requirement to prosper in the 21st century.
- Pamela Katz – author, The Partnership: Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink
- Anne Kreamer – author, Risk/Reward: Why Intelligent Leaps and Daring Choices Are the Best Career Moves You Can Make
- “Gne Gne,” Montefiori Cocktail
- “Zechriel,” John Zorn
- “Can't Run But,” Paul Simon
Jonathan McNicol and Faith Middleton contributed to this show, which originally aired August 13, 2015.