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Anxiety: The Epidemic Sweeping Through Generation Y

Anxiety: The Epidemic Sweeping Through Generation Y

Young people today have more choices than previous generations and the result seems to be an increase in anxiety levels. Key quote: “So, what’s going on? The rise of technology, overly-protective parenting and “exam-factory” schooling are among the reasons psychologists suggest for our generational angst. Another, brought up on multiple occasions by my peers andRead more about Anxiety: The Epidemic Sweeping Through Generation Y[…]

Hey Gen Y’er, want a promotion? Communicate like an old guy

Hey Gen Y’er, want a promotion? Communicate like an old guy

Many of these articles talk about how baby boomers need to handle Gen Y employees. This article gives tips to the Gen Y employee, helping them to more successfully work within the corporate world of baby boomers. Key quote: “Call them, don’t text them. My age group grew up professionally using the phone and then, laterRead more about Hey Gen Y’er, want a promotion? Communicate like an old guy[…]

Communication key to bridging generation gap

Communication key to bridging generation gap

This article summarises generational characteristics and helps older generations understand the expectations and wants of Generation Y as they enter the workforce. Key quote: “Maximizing productivity in a multigenerational work force comes down to an age-old business problem – communication… The challenge is getting boomers, who were taught their hard work would be rewarded withRead more about Communication key to bridging generation gap[…]

Trying To Understand Gen Y? Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Trying To Understand Gen Y? Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

  This article identifies some of the positive traits of Generation Y as they relate to communication and urges employers to take advantage of their insights and approach. Key quote: “Take another look at this so-called lazy, go-nowhere, entitled generation. Though they are demanding, they are also sophisticated consumers and optimistic visionaries. Learn to speak theirRead more about Trying To Understand Gen Y? Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable[…]

World of Y is made in their image

World of Y is made in their image

  The article explores the tendency toward narcissim of Generation Y and looks at what factors have caused it. Key quote: “Experts generally agree that previous generations’ efforts to improve their offspring’s chances of success by raising their self-esteem have mainly resulted in boosting narcissism and a sense of entitlement instead.” Read the article here.