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The Next Episode; We've entered the age of the "episodic-nonlinear career."

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As employers and employees face an ever-changing job market, can nonlinear careers become a new normal? The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that nonlinear job-hopping was no longer something reserved for entry-level working teenagers.  Across various fields career flux has become an acceptable norm. Working adulthood—ages 25 through 50, the crucial period of an employee’s productivity and earning power—has transformed from a time of relative stability to a time of discovery, restlessness, and exploration. The BLS estimates that baby boomers hold an average of 11 jobs during their working adulthood, millennials might be on track to switch not only jobs but entire career trajectories at an even higher rate. In the words of journalist and author Farai Chideya, we are living in the age of the “episodic career.”

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