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  • Gen Y Demands a Results Only Work Environment (R.O.W.E)

    So long 20-person meetings, cubicle farms and regular work schedules. According to Gen Y expert and Millennial Branding founder, Dan Schawbel, the work world is going to transform over the next two decades as Gen Y takes the lead. And just being at your desk by 8 a.m. won’t help you keep your job. Producing results will.

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  • Gen Y Report: Gen Y Chooses Tech Companies

    PayScale’s “Gen Y on the Job” report reveals Millennials’ best job and employer options, favorite cities, top job skills, common degrees and more.

    The best companies for Gen Y are all technology companies, according to PayScale’s “Gen Y on the Job” report. The top five – ranked on Gen Y pay, percentage of Gen Y employees, Gen Y job satisfaction, Gen Y job stress, meaningfulness of work for Gen Y workers, Gen Y work schedule flexibility and green score – are (1) Qualcomm, (2) Google, (3) Medtronic, (4) Intel, and (5) Microsoft. All of them, except for Medtronic, were on this year’s Fortune MagazineBest Companies to Work For” list. Last year, Medtronic was listed at number 23 for the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” by Computerworld. Clearly, all five of these companies have already received recognition for their efforts.

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  • A Look at Gen Y in the Workplace [infographic]

    You've heard the rumors about Gen Y - tattoed, rebellious and very tech-smart. What are the facts? And, how does this generation function in the workplace?

    PayScale gathered up stats on Gen Y workers' typical education levels, job choices, salaries, favorite cities and more. See our infographic below for a look at the Millennials, close up.

    See full infographic.

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  • Gen Y On the Job: Interviews with PayScale

    Are Gen Y workers really just pampered Facebook addicts with an entitlement complex? PayScale recently released a comprehensive study about the Internet Generation, taking a look at how Gen Y works, who they are working for, and what motivates them to work harder. We wondered how the work ethic of Gen Y compares to that of older generations. To find out, we took a cue from the tech-savvy Gen Y crowd and had ourselves a debate -- G+ style. 

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  • Gen Y Report: They Have Bachelor’s Degrees But Aren’t Using Them

    PayScale’s “Gen Y on the Job” report reveals Millennials’ best job and employer options, favorite cities, top job skills, common degrees and more. 

    The old promise of college was that, if you could graduate, you would be almost guaranteed a job in your field. After the economic collapse, that promise is officially gone. In PayScale’s “Gen Y on the Job” report, we found that 63 percent of Millennials currently have a bachelor’s degree, yet the most commonly reported jobs for Gen Y don’t necessarily require a college degree.

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  • 5 Job Interview Tips for Millennials

    The unemployment rate for Generation Y is 50 percent above the national average at about 12 percent, and in this interview for iOnPoverty.tv, Regina Starr Ridley offers job interview tips for millennials. Ridley is the publishing director of the Stanford Social Innovation Review; previously, she ran a $150 million, 500-person publishing house. What does she look for in a new hire?

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