by Kyle Lagunas, HR Analyst at Software Advice
Summer is underway, and another group of “Trophy Kids” (Gen Y) preparing to leave their jobs at your local coffee shops and retail stores to join the ranks of the professional workforce. They have big plans and high hopes, but as many twentysomethings can attest, a diploma doesn’t guarantee success. A few of us have learned the hard way that there are some things that college simply can’t prepare us for.
On behalf of those Millennials who earned their stripes in darker days of the recession, I’ve put together a list of what Gen Y really needs to know about taking the first steps down the career path.
Six Do’s and Don’ts
1. Don’t lose your cool with recruiters.
Gen Y is very vocal when we’re not getting as much communication and “touch” from prospective ...