Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Reverse mentors - Gen Y can help!

What is a reverse mentor? Well, they can be those younger, tech savvy, scary, unappreciative Yers. Or, they can be the ones that teach you how to extend yourself using technology.

A reverse mentor can help you 'reignite your flame' or even introduce you to new tools, according to David Spinks, author of Spinks Blog. Having trouble understanding how Yers keep up with all the blog and website updates? Ask how Google Reader works. Wondering what they use for balancing their expense accounts? Ask.

If millennials can bring you into their online mix, it only extends their networks and gives them an opportunity to share knowledge. This camaraderie is what millennials desire and crave.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Part 1: Millennials on the job hunt- resources

Google ‘job boards’ and you will probably get roughly 191,000,000 results. The first of which are and, both have a plethora of job postings and resumes. Where does a millennial begin?

Without a doubt, Gen Yers have grown up learning how to market themselves online, appropriately or not. Because of this, they turn to what they know, online research, for perspective employers...

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