Many Gen Zers don’t believe they need a college degree for a successful career. They might be right

Famous for their tendency to buck tradition, many Gen Zers don’t think a successful career necessarily requires a college degree, or even a 9-to-5 job.

Forty percent believe college degrees aren’t necessary, finds a global study of more than 7,000 Gen Z workers conducted by freelancing job platform Fiverr in partnership with Censuswide. And 70% said they consider freelancing to be just as viable a career option as a traditional 9-to-5.

An economic downturn and a rapidly shifting labor market has led Gen Z in the direction of flexible and passion-driven work, said Gali Arnon, Fiverr’s chief marketing officer.

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