The younger generation, as both employees and customers, is changing the way businesses communicate internally and to their target audiences.
It's estimated that around one and a half million people in the UK have a learning disability. Schools and universities are
I guess my plea to the other generations that are so quick to dismiss us as self entitled prats, is: don't give up on us. We are curious beings bursting with ambition. All we need is a hand to guide us and help us harness that thirst for success...
The word citizenship implies that one co-exists with others. While technically possible, you can't really be the only citizen of a country. Its definition in the Oxford English Dictionary states, "a legally recognised subject or national of a state," i.e. the subject belongs and therefore shares its existence and identity with others.
Lazy, social media obsessed and filled with a sense of entitlement. The all too familiar criticisms that levelled at Generation Yers today. Like millions of others born between the early 1980s until the early 2000s, I'm part of a group that everybody seems to have an opinion on. We're a group who can't focus on anything, a 'boomerang generation' who run back to their parents every time they face a problem and expect a glittering career to be handed to them on a plate.
The Millennials don't have it easy. Generation Y were brought up to believe they could have it all, and yet find their employment prospects gloomy, the housing ladder out of reach, and ahead of them an aging population they will be required to pay for in years to come.That, of course, is all before they have to worry about their love lives. As well-meaning columnists wring their hands in angst at the sexting and snap-chatting, teenagers in the UK will be counting themselves lucky this autumn that public displays of affection are their absolute right, even if their parents don't necessarily approve.
All in all, it was a lonely existence in which no one ever wanted to put my iPod on shuffle at gatherings. And then I moved to the UK.
I guess the answer is don't give up on the large television companies just yet. Yes, there will be huge pressure from the new guard of Netflix, Google, Vice and Amazon all wanting a slice of the content market. But right now the number one light entertainment shows on both sides of the continent are still Pop Idol and the X Factor
One Young World is the high-profile annual summit for young global leaders, dubbed the "junior Davos" by CNN after the World
Generation Y's entrepreneurs have received well-deserved publicity of late, most notably Nick D'Aloisio's sale of Internet start-up Summly to Yahoo! And HuffPo has led the way in showcasing the full breadth of Gen Y talent from the catwalk to the kitchen. But there's another place where Gen Y leaders are also starting to make a big impact: the corporate boardroom.