The independent entrepreneur is growing more than five times faster than the overall workforce growth. The study shows the number of independent workers aged 21 and over held firm in 2015 at 30.2 million, despite expectations that the independent entrepreneur would shrink as the overall job market steadily improved.
Though the U.S. economy had added full-time payroll jobs for 59 straight months; since the low point in February 2010, U.S. employers have added 12.6 million payroll jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5.75 million job openings at the end of July 2015. And yet independent entrepreneurs maintained its appeal with consistent growth.
Since MBO launched this annual research in 2011, the number of Full-Time Independents has risen from 15.9 million to 17.8 million in 2015.
I think is safe to say that entrepreneurship is by choice. Considering their decision for independence appeal…
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