Guest Post: What’s Wrong With Generation Y? A Millennial’s Perspective

What’s Wrong with Generation Y? Answer: Nothing. Generation Y, also known as Millennials, are the group born roughly in the 1980’s and 1990’s. In the last few years they have gotten a lot of press. Most of it negative, some of it explanatory and lately, a small group are finally speaking out against the bad press. Generation Y, mostly named this …

Job interview tips – especially for Millennials

A few weeks ago, I blogged about the importance of not judging job applicants, especially Millennials / Gen Yers, by initial outward appearances or perceptions.  I still believe that is important.  However, that blog inspired some healthy discussion with colleagues and business leaders about how difficult it is to change perception, and inspired me …

Recruiting? Watch your red flags, especially with Gen Y

This morning I was facilitating an introduction to recruitment and selection for restaurant managers, and there was one particular “a-ha” moment for the group that I thought I’d share. It was about the “red flags” or preconceived notions that managers traditionally based hiring decisions on during the selection process.  …

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