I wake up every morning excited for what the day will bring and what new opportunities I will come across. What will happen when I wake up tomorrow? I’m not sure, but I know I am going to work hard, help my clients as much as possible and enjoy what I do.
We all know Gen Y rocks the world of business. We still have our youthful good looks and spirit, we haven’t yet been crushed by The Man, and we are hopelessly in love with the idea of changing the world. Here are five companies that are so cool, they’re looking to hire us.
While you’re waiting for the next great thing to come along, why not choose something that includes giving back to others, and that comes with a stable income and a feeling of fulfillment in a career? That’s right: I mean teaching.
Who’s to say that we can’t awaken the inner college student in a 30-something VP at the office? Whether it’s a happy hour outing, or casually bringing traditions such as “delta snaps” into Monday morning status meetings, why not bring the joys of college into the office?
Whether it is about charting the right career path, finding the right channel for our creative energy or aligning our personal and professional goals, the workplace will be a big part of what comes out of our “emerging adulthood” life stage. If companies recognize this fact and create the right environment for us, we can explore this sense of possibilities, together.
Online networking is not meant to replace face-to-face networking. It’s simply a supplement. Social media sites provide quick, easy engagement with potential employers without having to spend time and money on 7 a.m. networking breakfasts or conferences.
Entrepreneurship is awesome and it’s never been easier to start a business, create a new product and be our own boss – all this thanks to a little thing called the Internet.
Most of us will switch jobs about twice in three years. Although it might seem perfectly normal to us, this job-hopping behavior is a problem for employers. But what have corporations done to earn our loyalty? What are the things that will make us happy with a job?
We all want to express our personality, but we also need to fit in with the “company culture.” And while some places allow jeans and a button down shirt or blouse, others ask you to keep the tie on into the evening. So how do we manage to keep our style and personality intact while adhering to company policies?
Working from home is a bit contradictory; at the same time, it’s fun and boring, liberating and isolating. Some people will love working at home. Some will hate it. It really depends on your personality and what you want out of your career.