If you graduated or didn’t, you needed your own money to survive. Did you get a job because you needed money, because you had a career goal in mind, or both? If you didn’t need to make your own money, would you work?
Marian specializes in social media for job hunters, sometimes gets paid to write, and works with authors who want to build up their personal brand. She blogs over at http://www.marianlibrarian.com and usually features posts under the “uncategorized” tag but likes to pretend it revolves somewhat around Gen Y careers that don’t fit in a box. […]
Forget Twitter. Generation Y isn’t into LinkedIn. More than any other social networking site in this list, the above graphic shows that young people ages 0-24 really aren’t into the business networking site, LinkedIn. Wait…read that again. Business networking site, LinkedIn. That’s probably why GenY and GenZ are not into the site. Unless they are […]
I’m an avid user of social media. Having recently developed a community for Generation Y (#GenYChat) to come together to discuss a range of topics, I’ve been learning quite a bit about marketing and brand building. I’ve introduced three new Gen Y young people to Twitter in the past month by convincing them of the […]
The situation: You have experience at a certain level of authority within a company. You are being offered a promotion by a different company that is in the same industry but has different products. The question: If you’ve never worked with the products, how do you convince yourself, and, thus, the company offering the promotion, […]
I’m a Gen Y job seeker. Unemployment data tells me I’m not the only one. A recent Pew study shows that 37% of 18-29 year olds are out of work! But the career and networking events I go to tell a different story. Networking, networking, networking. We’ve all heard endless times how it’s the best […]