As the social contract between companies and employees that mandated loyalty in return for security breaks down and careers become more fluid, diverse and self-directed, more and more of us have become what Marci Alboher memorably dubbed "slashes" several years ago. Who's a slash? Anyone with multiple career identities that can be separated by the eponymous punctuation mark – as in, 'I'm a graphic designer/ entrepreneur/ tambourine player.' (Sadly no, metal heads, the term has nothing to do with the former Guns N' Roses guitarist).
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