• Scared straight: How Gen Y has benefited from the recession

    To say the recession represented a rude awakening for Gen Y would be an understatement. Hiring freezes and massive layoffs forced the younger set to consider that perhaps having a good job was not a given but a privilege.

    By Alexandra Levit, contributor

    When I graduated from college in 1998, I knew exactly what I had to do. As a Generation X-er (born 1964-79), I had been raised in the school of MORE

    Dec 2, 2010 11:18 AM ET
  • How to manage millennials

    Dear Annie: I read with amusement your recent advice to the summer intern who hoped for a job offer despite a tattoo ("Get hired after an internship," August 20). Great, but how about some help for those of us on the other side of the desk? I'm managing a team of 10 part timers between the ages of 17 and 20 -- and I'd gladly accept tattoos in place of MORE

    - Nov 16, 2010 11:01 AM ET
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