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Tweet In our book we were quoting data even 5 years ago which suggested that our chosen career pattern would appear to be very attractive to Gen Y’s.  More data is accumulating that suggests that this connection is growing. A new global report  released by  London Business School , in partnership with Deloitte, showed that […]

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Tweet It is interesting but perhaps predictable that more and more graduates are exploring the notion of portfolio careers. Certainly some are taking more than one job because of financial necessity but there is increasing evidence to suggest that the concept is attractive to the Gen Y group. Barrie has written an article on this […]

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Tweet There are some fascinating ideas and practices coming out of New Zealand which could have a substantial impact on thinking about employment in the UK. For many businesses, projects are beginning to thaw but the headcount freeze remains. As a result, many permanent positions are being repackaged as contract roles which then keep costs […]

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Generation Y and Portfolio Careers

by Barrie Hopson on February 3, 2009 · 0 comments

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Tweet We are delighted to welcome our very first guest blogger. Holly McCarthy, who writes on the subject of best online universities. She invites your feedback at hollymccarthy12@gmail.com****************************************************************************************The folks that fall into the category of Gen Y are a very talented and unique group of people as a whole. As far as technological savvy goes, […]

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Tweet Internet users take part in different activities based on their age group. That’s according to a report, “Generations Online in 2009” released by Pew Internet & American Life Project. Each age group, whether it’s Generation Y or Baby Boomers, are all active on the Internet but do different activities. Generation Y, those between ages […]

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Tweet A new report from pricewaterhouseCooper claims that Generation Y’s are not so different from the rest of us. Apparently, they are happy to embrace traditional ways of working and expect to be employed by between only two and five companies in their lifetimes. They do demand high quality training, however, and want to work […]

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Which Generation are you?

by Barrie Hopson on October 13, 2008 · 0 comments

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Tweet We continually find ourselves talking about and being asked about the different generation groups and what the age ranges are, so here they are: Baby Boomer (1943–1960) Generation X (1961–1981) Generation Y (1982–2001) Some people are already talking about Generation Z for goodness sake. These are the ones out doing baby ballet right now. […]

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