In the coming decade, career success will depend much less on your physical location than where you spend time online. That means that getting into the right group chats and online communities has never been more important.
Living on the internet will be the great equalizer.
This past year catalyzed a wave of interest in on-demand freelance talent.
When we look at the economic trends accelerated by COVID, there are some worrisome signs for labor. A recent McKinsey survey showed that since the pandemic, 67% of companies are accelerating the adoption of automation technology (fewer jobs), 70% of companies are hiring more independent contractors (fewer benefits), and two times as many companies plan to adopt remote work after the pandemic than before its arrival (more potential for outsourcing).