Reflections on generations: Are we really different?

"Gen-Y are entitled and expect everything to be done for them. They don't understand what it means to do a hard day's work." "Boomers are too traditional and don't know how to use technology." "Nobody talks about us! Don't forget Gen-X!" These are generalizations of what you can find when you read about the generations... Continue Reading →

A Degree/Certification Does Not Equal Job

I had a gentleman in his late 60's walk into my office today. He had either had to close his business or was laid off (wasn't entirely clear) and, in his words, "was desperately looking for work". He had a degree in computer science from his 20's  and had worked in accounting/finance/manufacturing since. Given that... Continue Reading →

The Power of Words: Generational Impact

The Power of Words "Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning." Maya Angelou Patricia Greenfield, a psychology professor at UCLA, published an article in the August edition of Psychological Science (reposted on popsci.com) that used word frequency patterns to identify how... Continue Reading →

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