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What’s Your Gig?

So-called slasher careers that combine two or more jobs are becoming more common. Trainers are part of this trend.

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An estimated one-third of U.S. workers—about 42 million people—no longer have traditional 9-to-5 jobs. People in this part of the workforce who hold more than one job sometimes are called "slashers"—those whose job titles include a slash, as in trainer/dog walker.

Some slashers have full-time jobs but work on the side to pursue a personal passion such as

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