Young Professionals – You’re Doing It Wrong

For those of you who remember your philosophy courses, here’s a syllogism which is undeniably true. Individuals who step outside the rules of compliance get noticed, People who get noticed typically have more opportunities than those who are invisible to those around and above them. Ergo if you are non- compliant with the rule system … Continue reading “Young Professionals – You’re Doing It Wrong”

Employers Place Substantial Value on the Soft Skills of Young Professionals

A recent study by education charity Central YMCA which surveyed senior managers at over 200 businesses, revealed that UK employers value more than just work-related skills in young people coming out of the education system and into the workplace. According to the study, alongside valuing someone who is well-travelled and has experiences of other cultures, … Continue reading “Employers Place Substantial Value on the Soft Skills of Young Professionals”

3 Negative Influences Holding Millennials Back in Their Careers

Each generation displays unique characteristics molded from the socio-economic forces in play, reactions to their parents’ generation, and the cultural zeitgeist of the times. The Millennial generation, born between 1980 and 2000, is often criticized or praised, depending on your viewpoint, for being less enthralled with their careers and the American consumerist quest for “things.” … Continue reading “3 Negative Influences Holding Millennials Back in Their Careers”

Cultural Etiquette is Necessary for Business and Career Success

It is expected that the average millennial will have more than four careers throughout their lifetime. When you also consider the increasingly global nature of our economy, you realize that at some point you will be working with people or a company from another culture. Your ability to work effectively in that situation will determine … Continue reading “Cultural Etiquette is Necessary for Business and Career Success”

The Increasingly Invaluable Millennial

They’ve been called many things – the me-me-me generation, generation now, the myPod generation, and generation why, to name a few – but regardless of how you feel about their sense of entitlement or their work ethic, millennials are here to stay. In fact, by now, the vast majority of millennials have already started working, … Continue reading “The Increasingly Invaluable Millennial”

Recruit Millennials with An Authentic Company Culture

For years now, “Millennials” have been flooding the market looking for jobs. At the same time that scores of millennials are applying for your open positions, they’re also in the unique position of being the largest customer-base for many businesses. So while companies tailor their products to the demands of the younger generation, they will … Continue reading “Recruit Millennials with An Authentic Company Culture”

#14 – Networking Expert Series : Shinjini Das – How to Become a Millennial Networking Superstar

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:09 — 23.9MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSFor This Episode of The Expert Series – we will be hearing from Shinjini Das. The Topic of today’s discussion is How to become a Millennial Networking … Continue reading “#14 – Networking Expert Series : Shinjini Das – How to Become a Millennial Networking Superstar”

#8 – Career Expert Series : Rachel Ritlop from The Confused Millennial

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:46 — 29.0MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSFor This Episode of The Career Expert Series – we will be hearing from Rachel Ritlop from The Confused Millennial. During our interview- Rachel Ritlop shares her … Continue reading “#8 – Career Expert Series : Rachel Ritlop from The Confused Millennial”

The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed the benefits of Higher Education for both the individual and society. In this post – The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 2 we will discuss the demerits or disadvantages of Higher Education. No Guarantees of Employment During the early 1960s only a handful of youth , … Continue reading “The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 2”

Millennials – Your first 3 years

http://blog.brazencareerist.com/2013/05/01/new-grads-10-goals-for-your-first-5000-hours-on-the-job/ Thank you Laura Vanderkam and brazencareerist.com for the original article. This is more catered towards new grads or millennials, however there are some points that would relate to all. A Definite must read- please follow the link and read more. Here are some ideas that I liked the most. KEY POINTS FOUNDATION – Your … Continue reading “Millennials – Your first 3 years”