Posts Tagged ‘generational shift’

Millennial Hiring Part 1: Gen Y Job Hoppers

Millennials rule. At least according to Fortune Magazine editor Alan Murray. They rule because, as of this year, Gen Y workers will surpass the number of Gen Xers in the workforce for the first time. In Fortune Magazine’s latest issue of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, many organizations on the list (i.e. Google)…

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Hiring Gen Y (Step 1A): Understanding the Facts

Doomsday HR statistics over the past 5 to 10 years have shown that the steady retirement of Baby Boomers and the lack of skilled workers coming up through ranks will eventually lead to a massive shortage. Though the economic downturn has slowed this slightly with Baby Boomers hanging on a little longer, the net effect is still going to be the same somewhere down the line. Young Generation Y professionals are going to be required to step up and come into roles that they might not be ready for.

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Age is But a Number: Baby Boomers Are Getting In Line to Fill Internships

When you say the word “intern”, what image comes to mind? A snot-nosed college kid trying to jumpstart their career? Maybe a twenty-something young woman who still isn’t sure what she’d like to do with her life? Both are fairly stereotypical. But what about a 50-year-old accountant with 30 years of experience under their belt? No? Well get ready, because the stereotype is about to change.

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