Kelly Services CEO Carl Camden explains here how the world of work is changing rapidly and the “good jobs” college students (and their professors) imagined awaited them after graduation simply won’t exist. He expects the number of  “free agents,” more than 40 percent of employees today, to rise to over 50 percent within the decade. The company/organization-based “jobs” with benefits and retirement perks will steadily devolve into “work” that may be full time, but won’t entail the same benefits and perks of the old “job” economy. Those days, he suggests, are gone.

A provocative perspective worth considering for its employment implications for colleges focused on “career” training under the old “jobs” world and for those seeking an education in the liberal arts tradition.

Check out the video clip here.

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