Five ways Gen Y will change the way you work

Interesting article that touches on something I've been speaking to schools about for several years now. Are we adequately preparing our children for the workforce they will be a part of? If it was bad already, in this economy, it's only going to get worse, so how do we capitalize on the existing technology available to get them ready for the real world.

Five ways Gen Y will change the way you work
By Nick Heath
Posted on ZDNet News: Mar 27, 2009 5:29:21 AM

The Millennials are coming - armed with Facebook accounts and netbooks, the latest generation of young workers are entering the workplace ready to raze traditional touchstones of business to the ground.

Web 2.0 evangelist Don Tapscott - author of tech titles including Wikinomics and The Digital Economy - is forecasting a "big conflict" in the office, sparked by the generation of 11- to 30-year-olds who are determined to reshape the workplace in their own image.

Talking to about his latest book Grown Up Digital, Tapscott laid out five "generational firewalls" that bosses need to tear down if they want to attract the brightest and best of Generation Y. Read On...

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