Would Baby Boomers (ages 47-65) balk at the sexual mores of Generation Y (ages 18-30)? Baby Boomers who came of age during the Summer of Love in 1967 expressed a desire to shed the traditions of their parents and freely love who they wanted, when they wanted. Some argue that this revolution resulted in an […]
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Would you ask this question to an employer in this new economy? I wouldn’t – lest I be cast off as one of the self-obsessed, entitled brethren of my generation. When I saw this scene (again) in Good Will Hunting, though, I realized how much it oozes the spirit of Generation Y. To our own […]
Marketing+trickery = Marketery (pronounced Mar.ke.tree) I know someone is going to laugh and think, “Oh she is so naïve” because gaming the system has been going on for as long as marketing has existed. I’d like to make it through the noise, though, without employing the tactics that seem to appeal to so many. I’d […]
It’s that time once again for this week’s roundup of blog posts that caught my eye on everything GenY. Look at that; I made a rhyme. Lol.
Why is cultural fit integral to your job search and how can you determine this ahead of time? Consider the following statistics on new hires and cultural fit: 86 percent of employees make a decision to stay or leave within the first six months. 50 percent of new employees fail to deliver what their organizations expect 40 […]
The Story Pause for a moment. Take a deep breath. Now, picture yourself as a single 26 year old, living in your Mom’s house with no degree and no job. You were a stellar student in high school. At seventeen years old you graduated with a 4.0 GPA. Your family had such high hopes for […]