Gigs: the new hope for twentysomethings
By Adil Wali , 28th Jun 2013
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I read an interesting article today in the WSJ that talked about the growth in unemployment rate among today’s recent college grads. Nothing super-surprising here.

However, I was impressed to find that the President of the New York Fed, William Dudley, sees just how impactful gigs are to the future-of-work. “More twentysomethings today work “gig to gig” as freelancers or on short-term contracts”, he said.

I wonder if this is an evolution. My experience as a hiring manager, particularly with new grads, has been that ‘trying before you buy’ is best. Maybe others have seen the light?

About the Author

Hi, I’m Adil Wali. I became a Microsoft certified professional at age 14, started my first web development company, and never looked back. Since then, I’ve been a founder, advisor, and investor to a number of startups in the world of fashion, e-commerce, and education technology.