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Marcus Dejardin
February, 2017

Self-Employment as a Career Choice

In this video Marcus Dejardin discusses his research presented at the Annual Global Research Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2016.

Examining the dimensions of personal motivation and career expectations of self-employed workers in Belgium, Dejardin’s research explores whether self-employment is an active career choice or dictated by necessity.

He finds that the likelihood to remain in self-employment is higher according to your preferences for autonomy. In this video Dejardin also presents how his research compares to other perspectives shared at the workshop.

Dejardin. M. (2016), ‘Self-Employment as a Career Choice' [Online Video], 25 November 2016, Available from: http://www.crse.co.uk/