Gen Y want experiences.
Companies want Gen Y to have experience.
What? You mean you don’t see the difference? Let me elaborate.
Experiences are items that you’d mark off your bucket list.
Experience is what your obituary will be filled with.
Experiences are what you capture in pictures.
Experience is what you capture on your resume.
Experiences are defined by moments.
Experience is defined by years.
Experiences create our character.
Experience creates our habits.
Experiences determine how we will act in the future.
Experience shows how we have acted in the past.
Experiences are not forgotten.
Experience can become irrelevant.
Experiences make a story.
Experience makes a checklist.
Experiences pave the way for innovation.
Experience sets you up for same old, same old.
Experiences require time outside of your comfort zone.
Experience only asks you to show up day after day, year after year.
Experiences are difficult to duplicate.
Experience is a training course and a couple years away.
Experiences are invaluable.
Experience creates perceived value of experiences.
In Gen Y’s pursuit of experiences, they might have learned the skills that you’re looking for in an applicant with experience. The hard part for managers is tapping into those experiences to add to your company’s bottom line.
What are your experiences?
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