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In March 2008, more than 600,000 self-employed workers across the country labeled themselves as working "part time for economic reasons." A year later, that number has reached 1.1 million. The recession is shaking up the workplace - pushing more workers to consider self-employment, both out of desire and necessity. How are freelancers coping in this economy? Is the promise of a free agent economy losing its luster? Does the unemployment safety net need to expand as the way we work changes?
Join the conversation. How will the workplace transition out of these bad economic times?
Daniel Pink will be speaking at the Rocky Hill Marriott on October 2, 2009. For tickets and other information on his talk Living on the Right Side of the Brain - click here.