Campus Takeaway: Today’s college students are an impressive bunch!

March 18, 2016

This week, I had the pleasure of meeting many talented students from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) at Adecco’s Way To Work “Street Day,” which is one of our global company-wide initiatives to raise awareness for, and combat, youth unemployment. My goal for the event was to join forces with Adecco Group North America’s CEO, the great Mr. Bob Crouch, as well as […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates Call on Young People to Save the World

February 25, 2016

In a recent visit to a Kentucky school, Bill and Melinda Gates were asked what their super power would be. And, after going through a fairly standard wish list, they both arrived at a similar conclusion: more time and more energy. However, what might seem like a typical response was anything but. In their annual […]

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7 Reasons Why Millennials Rock as Quantitative Analysts

August 6, 2013

When it comes to the job market, millennials have a bad rap with a laundry list of stereotypes. They’re arrogant. They’re intolerant of the corporate ladder. They’re impatient, perpetually unable to focus, and want promotions to happen yesterday. They have unrealistic expectations about how they’ll change the world. They’re egotistical and difficult; they come in late to […]

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Millennial Myth 4: Millennials question everything!

July 23, 2013

In part four of our ongoing exploration into the myths and realities of Millennials in the workforce, we take a look at why Gen-Y seems to ask so many questions and what their endless curiosity really means. Myth: Millennials question everything! Millennials ask a ton of questions. In fact, they ask far too many, which […]

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Myth #3: Millennials have no sense of company loyalty

July 18, 2013

In part three of our ongoing exploration into the myths and realities of Millennials in the workforce, we explore the question of loyalty and trust between employers and their Gen-Y workers. Myth: Millennials have no sense of company loyalty. According to the myth, Millennials have a strong disdain for big business, a need to stick […]

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Myth #2: Millennials don’t respect authority

July 16, 2013

In part two of our ongoing exploration into the myths and realities of Millennials in the workforce, we debunk the perception that respect isn’t a two-way street with Generation-Y. Myth: Millennials don’t respect authority Millennials grew up in an environment where authority figures told them everything they did was amazing. Other generations believe Millennials will […]

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