In the new gig economy, a lack of job security means that the young, educated members of the “creative class” take jobs outside their areas of expertise to pay the bills along with their less advantaged peers. For most, that means the service sector—retail, restaurants, bars. But since those gigs are competitive, and they often go to the prettiest among us, some young creatives are choosing manual labor instead.
Read about the recession-era youth who are choosing manual labor over making lattes.

In the new gig economy, a lack of job security means that the young, educated members of the “creative class” take jobs outside their areas of expertise to pay the bills along with their less advantaged peers. For most, that means the service sector—retail, restaurants, bars. But since those gigs are competitive, and they often go to the prettiest among us, some young creatives are choosing manual labor instead.

Read about the recession-era youth who are choosing manual labor over making lattes.

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