The Generation Y Guide to Thriving at Work
By (author) Tamara J. Erickson
Plugged in by Tamara J. Erickson
Book DescriptionThey make up nearly one-third of all Americans living today. Born after 1980, they're now pouring into the work world with values, aspirations, and approaches that differ markedly from their parents--and coworkers. They're Generation Y. In Plugged In, Tamara Erickson shows Gen Y's how to use their own unique strengths to understand and influence their professional relationships, to figure out how they define "success," and to help them find their way in the changing workplace. Filled with Erickson's extensive research into demographic trends and thoughtful insights, Plugged In gives Gen Y's the information they crave to connect with the working world and to craft the lives they want. The author reveals: * A framework Y's can use to develop their own criteria for making career choices * The unique assets and strengths Y's bring to the workplace * How X'ers and Boomers view Generation Y and how the different generations can collaborate more effectively at work * 10 rules that can help Generation Y's succeed in the corporate world With her trademark warmth and liveliness, Erickson provides a thoughtful, valuable guidebook for the latest newcomers on the corporate scene.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781422120606
(218mm x 150mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Harvard Business Review Press
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tamara J. Erickson
What's Next, Gen X?, Hardback (December 2009)
Generation X has definitely drawn the short stick in the workforce. Dominated by Boomers as they began their careers, now X'ers are being encroached upon by eager Y's. This book shows X'ers how to find their own voice and finally get the career they want. It reveals how Gen X'ers can use their unique capabilities to become leaders of the future.
Retire Retirement, Hardback (February 2008)
You took on the establishment. Why not take on retirement? Good news: there is no need to retire. Why? With the widen gap between the number of workers and demand for talent, employers are looking to keep smart, productive workers in the workplace. This work shows you how to think about what you want, and how to get it.
Workforce Crisis, Hardback (March 2006)» View all books by Tamara J. Erickson
Based on research and study, this book presents management techniques for leveraging the knowledge of mature workers, reengaging disillusioned mid-career workers, and attracting and retaining talented younger workers.
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Author Biography - Tamara J. Erickson
Tamara J. Erickson is a McKinsey Award-winning author and has conducted extensive research on changing demographics, employee values, and how successful organizations work. She is President of The Concours Institute, a member of BSG Alliance. She is coauthor of the book Workforce Crisis: How to Beat the Coming Shortage of Skills and Talent.
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