The Business of You and Job Markets

Part of the YaaS Series This is an article about the job market, job candidates, and job farming. However, the concepts described in this article can apply to any individual or self-employed professional who seeks business opportunities. The job market is unlike most markets in several ways. First, there are more sellers (job candidates) than there are buyers (job openings). Second, the buyers set up what I call the ‘stalls’ or stores. The sellers are expected to visit those stores (e.g., websites, job sites) and apply. And, third, there is a high degree of opacity within the job market once the wheels are put in motion.

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