Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

Life lessons for Generation ‘Why’

By: Emma Teitel Maclean’s May 21, 2013 New book teaches Millennials how to be grown-ups The news has two objectives: to report what’s just happened and to rehash, in the most sensational terms, what is apparently always happening. There’s the obesity beat, the what-gives-you-cancer beat, the housing-crash beat, and the most constant of these constants: the […]

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Colbert, Arianna & Michelle address Class of 2013

By: Josh Dehaas Macleans May 21, 2013 Words of wisdom for Generation Me It’s commencement season. For many Canadian students and their families, that means sitting in stuffy rooms listening long-winded speeches from important people of whose stature they have only just learned from the program in front of them. For a lucky few Americans, this […]

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Young Minds: Millennials facing increased rates of stress compared to other generations

By: Allison Vuchnich and Carmen Chai Global News May 9, 2013 TORONTO — They may not have kids to feed, house mortgages to pay or a minivan, but Canada’s generation of the future is feeling the stress. Millennials — or those 18 to 33 years old — are feeling the weight of the world on their shoulders, more […]

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3 Ways Millennials Can Master Job Interviews

By: J. MaureenHenderson Forbes May 6, 2013 Cat companions, leisurely phone calls, interjections from overbearing dads – a recent USA Today piece put the spotlight on the job interview sins of Millennials and there are plenty to catalog. You’d think basic skills in how to present yourself in such a way as not to alienate those folks who […]

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Boomers Finally Leaving Workforce: But are Millennials Ready to Step Up?

By: Kate Rogers FOXBusiness May 2, 2013 As more boomers age out of the American workforce, their employers are having a hard time filling their shoes. According to a new report from Citigroup, firms are facing constraints on the availability of qualified labor resources as older workers age out of the workforce or reduce their hours, […]

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Managers to Millennials: Job interview no time to text

By: Paul Davidson USA Today April 28, 2013 Newly minted college graduates soon entering the job market could be facing another hurdle besides high unemployment and a sluggish economy. Hiring managers say many perform poorly — sometimes even bizarrely — in job interviews. Human resource professionals say they’ve seen recent college grads text or take […]

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Stuck in Traffic: Corporate perks keep Gen Y downtown

By:Steven D’Souza CBC News April 26, 2013 Sari Katz has the kind of commute most people in the Greater Toronto Area can only dream of. “It takes, by bike, six or seven minutes,” the 26-year old says about her ride to work at Google Canada’s headquarters in the heart of downtown Toronto. Katz works in […]

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Why Aren’t College Students Using LinkedIn To Find Jobs?

By: Bryan S Hall ReadWrite April 23, 2013 The jobless numbers in the U.S. remain an ongoing concern throughout the country. For college students and recent graduates, often dubbed “millennials,” the numbers are even worse. More than half of recent graduates are either unemployed or underemployed. Despite these figures, according to a recent survey, nearly […]

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The six ways Generation Y will transform the workplace

By: Lauren Friese and Cassandra Jowwerr of TallentEgg Special to The Globe and Mail Mar. 12, 2013 More than 12 million strong and representing more than one-third of Canada’s population, Generation Y is the largest demographic cohort to come after the baby boomers. Born between 1981 and 2000, members of Generation Y, also known as […]

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