Category Archives: Gen Y

2015 Grads Looking to Small Employers to Find Work

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Heads up! Various reports are suggesting that the small employer market may be the best place for the class of 2015 to look for jobs. For example, a recent USA Today article reported increased hiring by employers of 50 employees or less.

For the class of 2015, this is great news…   

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Is the Workforce Ready for Gen Z? [Infographic]

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For nearly 20 years, employers have trying to adjust their hiring – and their entire cultures – to the coming tsunami of Millennials. To this day, we see blogs and articles every day about what Millennials want, and expect, from employers.

Well, here’s the thing: many of those Millennials are now 30-somethings. They are doing the hiring. And many of those they are hiring are the next generation of workers: Gen Z…   

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The 6 Essential Skills That Power Your Career

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Each of us has the capacity to spot career opportunities, invent products, and build businesses. What does it take to turn a small notion into a big success?

I found that creators of companies as diverse as Yelp, Chobani, and Zipcar, all share—and have honed—six essential skills that can be learned, practiced, and passed on…
   

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5 Pieces of Career Advice Every New Grad Should Get

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I graduated with not much of plan – just to get a reputable job and make a living. I took risks, made mistakes, and learned from them; ultimately, I ended up with a job I truly enjoy.

However, these last two years also taught me a thing or two about setting the foundations of a career; things every new grad should hear. So, just for you, here are some of those “now-you-tell-me” insights…   

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15 Ways Inexperienced College Grads Can Build Great Brands

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With limited experience in the workforce, college grads must be resourceful when it comes to establishing their personal brand. So we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:

What is the one piece of advice you’d give recent college grads, even with limited work experience, to help them build a great brand?   

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Want to be Really Happy? Hack Your Inner BS

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get out of your own way?

Get rid of the things that are holding us back and hack your mind to be more productive, less stressed, and happier? Wouldn’t it be great if we could see the world with an objective lens instead of through tainted glasses?   

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