Twenty-somethings are also applauded for open-mindedness, forward thinking and self-expression. Along with liberal views, new perspectives and cultural confidence, the kids of Gen Y are future leaders who seek outlets for their creative talents and opportunities for professional establishment.
Even if that means not working for someone else…
Only 13 percent of employers say they do an excellent job developing leaders at all levels.
As a millennial, this leadership development issue presents you with an opportunity. According to Psychology Today, more than 40 percent of millennials expect to be in a management position within two years of landing a job. It’s time to show your boss how you can be a leader and create positive change in the workplace.
Here are some ways to acquire leadership characteristics and become the positive change your boss has been seeking:
With nearly half of college-educated workers saying their first job after college was not related to their college major, it can be a little discouraging when it comes to your post-grad job search. However, if you start looking now and learn how to market yourself to employers, you’ll be on your way to landing a job upon graduation.
Employers are eager to hire college grads this year. If you want to be the entry-level candidate they’re looking for, here are some ways to make yourself the perfect person for their company:
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Most of us do our jobs because they have no other choice. “The ultimate for everybody is finding a way to be really happy and get something out of the job,” says author Robert Dilenschneider.
Millennials are not satisfied with rote work void of meaning and purpose. They want what Dilenschneider advocates…
Your internship has the possibility to give you meaningful experiences and important career lessons and connections that change your life entirely. Sounds like too much work to us!
Just go through the motions and follow our guide to gaining absolutely nothing from your internship and, in no time at all, your boss will be saying, “We have an intern?”
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I often listen to NPR on my drive home from work. Recently, the host talked about President Obama’s speech regarding the National Security Agency, in which the president, in a nutshell, said he will reform the NSA but won’t stop its collection of metadata.
As I pulled into my driveway, I thought, “Ya know, I feel like I’ve been listening to NPR more now than I used to, which was basically zero.” I did just turn 30 and I realize my consumption of talk radio, in general, is steadily increasing with age.
If I had to predict my relationship with talk radio over the long haul, here’s my best guess: