Millennials have called it the great problem facing their generation: How to introduce the rest of the world to a technological culture so billions are not left behind? Digital natives want a networked planet — and they are mobilizing to make it happen.
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Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. Each week the PreparedU Project, in a series entitled Generational Voices, presents opinions from millennials and non-millennials alike on a wide variety of these issues.
No doubt, millennials have it tough. It’s hard for them to find jobs in the competitive post-recession economy, and as a generation they feel torn between the modern urban life they crave and the insurmountable cost of living in the top cities. But the American Dream isn’t unattainable for millennials — it just seems to be moving.
Recruiters think millennials are unprepared in many ways, according to Bentley University’s PreparedU study. The job interview, however, shouldn’t be one of them. When it comes to getting ready for a face-to-face meeting, we got the inside scoop on what really works — straight from corporate recruiters at a Bentley Career Fair, with some psychological advice on the side. Do your homework.
On Friday, November 7, at exactly 5:30 p.m., I am turning off my phone, my laptop and my iPad and putting them all in a drawer that will not be opened until Sunday evening. The students in my MC300 class are doing the same thing. For 48 hours, we are all going on a “Digital Fast,” the first of its kind at Bentley.
Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In the coming weeks, PreparedU, in a series entitled Generational Voices, will present opinions from millennials and non-millennials alike on a wide variety of these issues.
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