I read a few posts recently, with poignant advice, the gist of which covered “Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew In College.”
(If I was the author, however, I’d include a good hangover cure! Just sayin’…)
The subject got me thinking about questions I get from interns, and some of the good advice that would them become more successful in their internships…
Despite being a generation with a record number of college degrees, the economy during Gen Y’s early career years has been more than challenging.
Still, many Millennials aren’t sitting around waiting for something good to happen. They’re already making a big impact on the world around them. Perhaps they’ll become known as the “Give Before You Take” generation?
Andres Zapata, the owner of a consulting firm, is handing Millennials a golden opportunity. He closes his office every day at 5:30 pm without exception.
Our generation demands a greater work/life balance, and companies like Zapata’s give us what we want: more free time.
What’s the best way to fill (some of) the extra hours? With a side hustle. It could be anything: a business venture, start-up, developing an app, volunteering, a part-time job or even tinkering with a blog.
The list is endless. All you need to do is pick something. Here are 9 reasons why every young professional needs a side hustle.
What you do in your late teens and 20’s really defines the type of person you are and who you will become. Where you go, the people you meet, what you learn…it all sets the stage for the rest of your life. What you have to ask yourself is how big of a stage do you want to be on.
Let’s face it… ageism exists. Older people have to deal with it and those of us fresh out of college have to deal with it too.
It’s not fun. Some people really underestimate our ability.
So here are some things that we can do in our twenties to prove all those haters wrong. Because if you’re doing the right things in the workplace, you’re going to get noticed.
And you want to get noticed as the amazing and capable employee… not as the little twenty-year-old fresh out of college.