Mad Men and Women – The New Generation of Entrepreneurs
Figures from Statistics Canada showed an overall rise of those in work by 17,500 last December. In fact, the number of people in employment fell by 13,600; the rise was only due to those choosing self-employment 31,000 of them. Choosing may not be entirely the right word here, as a choice usually means two or more options. The rapid rise in the number of people in the self-employment category has been a feature of the recession across the world, and Canada is no exception. There are, however, some common misconceptions about becoming your own boss. So what are the pitfalls and what sort of person do you need to be?
Figures suggest that on the whole most of the self-employed earn less than their employed colleagues. Its true that many millionaires started out as... [via Dorm Room Biz]