Wednesday, November 01, 2006

New Challenges: Managing and Teaching Gen X and Gen Y (the Millenials)

Young people use technology like no previous generation. Unwired's Richard Leyland explains what to expect from them in the workplace and how to adapt your business to take advantage of their strengths.

You've seen them hunched over a PC, performing bewildering tasks at breakneck speed. You've watched with suspicion as they created an online community of friends, blurring the boundaries between 'real' friends and those they may never meet.
You took note when MySpace, their chief playground, was sold to Rupert Murdoch for about half a billion dollars.

Now the killer - today's tech-savvy young people are the office and boardroom faces of tomorrow. We need to understand them and change, if we're to create an environment where they can thrive.

So here's what I know about them...

You can read the full article here.

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