Monthly Archives: February 2019

Would you work for muffins?

Millennials won’t work for muffins. So let’s stop expecting them to. My guess is you’ve seen the media blowout in the last few days over Muffin Break boss, Natalie Brennan’s comment on Millennial interns ––or lack thereof. In case you didn’t, a few days ago, in an interview with News.com, Muffin Break’s General Manager claimed [...]

Would you work for muffins?2019-02-27T16:25:55+00:00

What is the value of a generation?

In a New York Times article published from 2016, author, Farhad Manjoo opens cheekily with, "If you’re reading this article voluntarily, you’re probably not a millennial, because everyone knows millennials don’t read news.” After removing his tongue from his cheek, he goes on to devalue grouping a workforce based on generational differences. (He’s particularly looking [...]

What is the value of a generation?2019-02-14T05:54:06+00:00

Why we need to stop Millennial shaming…

No other generation on record has been consistently and doggedly ‘shamed’ like Gen Ys have and from what I’ve seen in my research, globally, Millennial-bashing has become somewhat of a sport. Collectively we curse an entire generation of crappy workers. Millennials are accused of being unable to focus, addicted to incentives, using stupid excuses for [...]

Why we need to stop Millennial shaming…2019-02-06T04:57:21+00:00

Helicopter Parenting in the Workplace

Too often these days we are experiencing helicopter parenting in the workplace, and this is a big problem, for everyone including the young people with the said helicopter parents. According to Wikipedia; A helicopter parent is a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child's experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions. They so [...]

Helicopter Parenting in the Workplace2019-02-06T04:59:17+00:00