I hear a lot about job security these days. Being married to someone in the military, it’s clear government jobs come with an unprecedented amount of longevity compared with the private sector.
Of course, there’s a level of unease in any job, including my husband’s. But that’s because he and many of his colleagues have never held a non-government job; their fear is of the unknown. As a freelancer I’ve got 0 job security. And that’s a good thing for me and my clients. Here’s why.