A nice first-person millennial glimpse at the “slashitude” work trend.
— Just one of the great points in this piece “Portrait of a Millennial” on Forbes
Megan Silsby earned a biology degree last month from Virginia Tech, and she considers herself a full-time worker even though she hasn’t landed a job in this rough economy.
Every day at 8 a.m., Silsby, 22, heads to a basement office in her parents’ home in Chantilly, Va. All day, she searches the Internet for openings, applies for jobs, follows up with phone calls. She’s applied for more than 80 jobs, with no luck so far."
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