For those employed by others: what is the #1 reason that you don't work for yourself? (Poll Closed)

  • Less-certain income and job stability
    53.29%
    162 votes

     
  • Less-generous benefits
    1.32%
    4 votes

     
  • Getting health insurance
    16.12%
    49 votes

     
  • Less-desirable lifestyle (hours, travel, etc.)
    6.91%
    21 votes

     
  • I don't know what products or services I could offer
    14.47%
    44 votes

     
  • I would rather just put in my hours and go home
    7.89%
    24 votes

     

Posted 1 month.

4 Comments

  • Ginny Meadows - 4 weeks ago

    I tried working for myself. My husband is also self-employed and we found that the selection (Only one plan in our area!) and price (over $1200/month) of health insurance made it impossible.

  • Ginny Meadows - 4 weeks ago

    I tried working for myself. My husband is also self-employed and we found that the selection (one) and price (over &1200/month) of health insurance wg@#

  • collin - 4 weeks ago

    When you work for yourself, it also changes the kind of work you do - a lot more sales, proactively seeking out opportunities, networking, etc. I just find logistic and social work exhausting.

  • rob - 4 weeks ago

    Analysis paralysis

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