Millennials are Abandoning the Gig Economy for the Trades

The gig economy — what was thought to be the answer to ongoing employment struggles by millennials has proven not to be the saving grace it appeared to be. For this generation, it seems as though the trades are making a comeback and bridge the gap between gig worker and college grad. A tradesman may be considered a person skilled enough in a particular type of manual or mechanical work to make a living at it. This could be a craft that involves the creation of items both artistic and functional, such as carpentry, or a job that is primarily functional in…