Finance jobs have underwritten the American Dream. From the prototypical yuppie to the established professional, financial services offers a goldmine of employment tropes - and this is not without reason. Financial activities rate amongst the top 10 best careers for employment prospects, with an expected growth of 8.3% in job opportunities by 2028.
Leisure and hospitality - an industry predicated on delivering joy to consumers is increasingly adapting to competition from on-demand services and the talent challenges faced by all industries in 2019.
So you want to be self-employed? Sounds great – controlling your own schedule, driving your own mission or purpose, and building your own business. But does that mean you’ll be living the American Dream, or running on the gig-economy hamster wheel?