New definition of the word, “employed.”

We need a new definition of the word, “employed.” The traditional meaning is whether someone or some entity has retained your services in return for a wage.

Today’s definition should be whether we use our human, financial, and social capital to earn compensation for some activity that the market places value on. On close inspection the definitions are different because the latter is empowering … Just a thought …

About Alton Drew

Alton Drew brings a straight forward and insightful brand of political market intelligence. Alton Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). You can also follow Alton Drew on Twitter @altondrew.
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One Response to New definition of the word, “employed.”

  1. Kenneth Ciszewski says:

    I see Alton’s point and like his idea. I would clarify that one is actually earning compensation.

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