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What does Gen Y want from an employer, from life? Quotes and thoughts from a panel of people aged 20-27.

What does Gen Y want from an employer, from life? Quotes and thoughts from a panel of people aged 20-27.

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    • Presented by Kevin Wheeler
      Graphics by Eileen Clegg
      Youth & Innovation
    • 2
    • Gen Y Values – Key to Innovation
      Optimistic
      Empowered
      Ambitious
      Passionate
      Resourceful
      Collaborative
      Entrepreneurial
      Loyal
      Communicators
      Confident
    • 4
      Work for love, not money
      Attracted to opportunities, not status
      Look for challenge, not tenure
      Demand that work be engaging & fun, not drudgery
    • Complexity
      Generally good at
      Learning how to simplify – reduce to simpler/essential levels.
      Leveraging group knowledge – Crowd-Sourcing.
      Identifying mentors and advisors who can be quickly accessed.
    • Collaboration
      Learning to collaborate virtually
      Consensus decision making
      Building alliances and relationships
      Leveraging social networks
    • Creativity
      Exploring and experimenting
      Being open to the new and different
      Building diversity into everything
      Taking chances
      Being an entrepreneur
    • Thanks!
      Boomers can Write to me at :
      kwheeler@futureoftalent.org
      Gen X can Read my blog at:
      http://byteeoh.com
      Gen Y Follow me on Twitter at:
      www.twitter.com/kwheeler