3 Advantages Gen Y-ers Have in the Workplace

September 11, 2013

Career Advice

Gen Y may feel they don’t have as much experience in life and work as their older counterparts. The truth is that being a part of a younger generation is not always bad when it comes to getting hired. Especially for Gen Y. Here’s why:

  • Gen Y speaks social media fluently. Regardless of whether or not your position requires you to manage a social media presence, you “get” it. Digital marketing is a part of your genes — you were raised with it.
  • Gen Y knows how to network — the new way. From LinkedIn to Twitter, you know how to build a relationship digitally. You probably know how to build your own website and personal brand as well.
  • Gen Y knows how to adapt. Although younger and less experienced, you are in tune with what the future holds. You’re eager to learn and advance your career and to make you career thrive into the ever-changing business market.

Read more about the advantages Gen Y has over at Brazen Life.

About Spectrum Brands Careers

Spectrum Brands is a global $5 Billion Consumer Products company headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin. While you may not be familiar with the Spectrum Brands name, there is no doubt you will recognize some of our brands.

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