Gen Yers are getting a slower start on their careers, thanks to a soft economy and a changing professional landscape. A recent report finds that these delays have far-reaching impacts for younger workers, who may hit the sweet spot in their careers later than previous generations.
Millennials are more likely to have to move back home with their parents after starting their careers than previous generations. Almost 28 percent of Gen Y workers have been forced to move in with their folks, due to financial hardship, according to data gathered for PayScale's Generations at Work study.
Does when you were born influence your career? Recent data suggests it might. PayScale's second annual Generations at Work data package compares career trends among Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y workers.
Kids today ... are actually doing some amazing stuff. Take 15-year-old Jack Andraka, who recently won the grand prize of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for developing an early detection test for pancreatic cancer.
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