Annual Review: The Professional Millennial’s Report Card

Annual Review: The Professional Millennial’s Report Card

Posted by: on Sep 10, 2014 | No Comments

It’s that fun time of year in my office, time for annual reviews! If you’re anything like me the thought alone evokes a mix of fearful anxiety and emboldened hope. This is my one shot to learn what my boss really thinks of me and my work — for the next 12 months. Annual reviews are the closest things many of us get to report cards in the workplace.

Soft Skills Are a Hard Lesson Learned – For Everyone

Soft Skills Are a Hard Lesson Learned – For Everyone

Posted by: on Feb 21, 2014 | No Comments

Earlier this month, I read an interview about career advice parents could offer their adult Millennial (or GenY) children. While I follow the general logic, the one comment that stuck out – and routinely does in articles and books aimed at educating Baby Boomers on how to “handle” millennials – was suggesting that millennials simply have no soft skills. Sigh…