There is something seriously wrong with the current education system. It’s hard to put a finger on it, but it’s fair to say that the schools and colleges of today do not prepare students for jobs in the modern day industrial economy.
With good, high paying jobs hard to come by these days, it makes a lot of sense for a talented young person to take up freelancing as a career option. Indeed, according to the Freelancers Union there were 55 million freelancers in the U.S. in 2016, or 35 percent of the U.S. population.
It’s not what we achieve, it’s what we overcome. That’s what the crux of career is. Choosing the right career has always been an important feature in one’s life in every culture. Ideating and preparing about a career is a critical phase in every student’s life. As the world witness disruptive changes with digitalization and emerging technologies, the global work landscape is undergoing vast change.