Wednesday, July 18, 2007

The Slash Career: Do You Have One?

In the musical field, those that are successful often choose or are forced to pursue more than one type of activity in order to make a living. An article today in Web Worker Daily highlights the current trend toward slash careers--listing the activities you do and adding a slash between them to highlight your multiple career paths. The advantages of such a desgnation:

Creating a slash career allows you to personalize your work to your skills and interests, explore different facets of your personality with lowered risk to your wallet, and take advantage of today’s increasingly flexible and fluid workplace.

My previous posting on Career Options in Collaborative Piano lists some of the multiple career tracks that are possible by those who pursue careers in piano. How would you characterize your slash career?

(Image by Spojeni)

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