A nice first-person millennial glimpse at the “slashitude" work trend.

"To reach Millennials, your website must look and feel personal and direct, with features that wow visitors with what feels like an in-person presentation. A lame website will not only fail to impress your Millennial customers, it will also be a point of embarrassment to your Millennial employees. They expect technology to be part of their work world outside of your website, too. Having the latest, even cutting-edge technology goes a long way in retaining a Millennial workforce. Let them get hands-on with the technology and stand by to learn a thing or two."

— Just one of the great points in this piece “Portrait of a Millennial” on Forbes

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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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— A new ‘depression generation’ emerges, Millennials find economy forces frugal pragmatism

(Source: delawareonline.com)

"Millennials like Skalski and Katrina Craigwell at General Electric Co. are having an outsized impact on b2b marketing departments. CMOs are finding that this younger generation’s social media expertise and easy familiarity with the digital world make them particularly valuable employees."- Millennials add social savvy to marketing mix

(Source: btobonline.com)

"She is finding that many people — particularly 25- to 35-year-olds — are pursuing entrepreneurship as a way to fulfil a dual role: doing work they love that also allows them autonomy."

— Call me boss: Youth entrepreneurs forge their own paths to self-employment

(Source: winnipegfreepress.com)

good:

Forced Friends: Want a Job? Give Up Your Facebook Password
It turns out that online privacy is yet another casualty of the recession. An in-depth report from MSNBC reveals numerous documented instances of American colleges and employers demanding that students, employees, and applicants open up their Facebook profiles for review. 
Read more on GOOD→ 

We’ve heard of millennials sharing passwords with significant others, but will they be handing them over to employers next?

good:

Forced Friends: Want a Job? Give Up Your Facebook Password

It turns out that online privacy is yet another casualty of the recession. An in-depth report from MSNBC reveals numerous documented instances of American colleges and employers demanding that students, employees, and applicants open up their Facebook profiles for review. 

Read more on GOOD 

We’ve heard of millennials sharing passwords with significant others, but will they be handing them over to employers next?

"For young adults, bad times don’t trump optimism."

— Young, Underemployed and Optimistic, Coming of Age, Slowly, in a Tough Economy

(Source: pewsocialtrends.org)