A recent study investigating self-employment in the labor market was conducted at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, resulting in a controversial yet interesting piece of information.

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The study consisted of 192 fictitious applications that were sent to various HR vacancies across the UK. The results are as follows.

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Entrepreneurship is a growing trend in today's world, and a good one at that. Innovation, competition and transparency are the fruit of such an ambitious approach.

At KONNEKT we believe that there is a story to be told behind every entrepreneurial enterprise. However one cannot deny that more attention and exploration of the matter are needed to confirm or debunk the research findings that "having previously been self-employed is in itself a negative signal to the job market."

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