Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Millennial and Gen Z Workforce

BE AFRAID! BE VERY AFRAID!! When a college student needs counseling because he’s scored a B on a report card, or worse, calls the police because there’s a mouse roaming the apartment, we can kind of laugh about it. I mean, how ridiculous!
Those would be just good stories, except episodes like this are becoming more and more common. Peter Gray, PhD, a research professor at Boston College who studies how children learn and value play, writes about declining resilience in college students in Psychology TodayHis thoughts are frightening for the workplace. If today’s college students lack resilience, what can we expect from tomorrow’s job applicants? You have to hiresomeone.

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