Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Generation Y - affect on workforce

Attending the Valparaiso Economic Development Corporation seminar entitle ; Generations at Work

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Gen Y born roughly 1982-2002 consisting of 80 million young adults and teens. The largest group in the US ... The oldest are 26

97 percent own a computer
94 a cell phone
28 have a blog

Key points:
Online recruitment
Wiki elearning etraining
Learn on your own
Instant testing wireless
Poly lingual
Quick advancement

Enbrace the diversity, don't fight it. Fight it at your own risk.

Work isn't the center of their lives ... They work to live. Living life is the goal not working.

Panelists from US Steel, Centier Bank

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